How Can Ireland Qualify for Euro 2024?

How Can Ireland Qualify for Euro 2024?

17 June 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie The Republic of Ireland national team is going through a troubling period. The UEFA European Football Championship commencing provides a stark reminder to the Irish of their failure to qualify. After qualifying for the last two tournaments, they were hoping to reach this summer edition’s finals. However, they […]

SOCCER: Paul Farrell to continue as Cork City Women’s Manager

SOCCER: Paul Farrell to continue as Cork City Women’s Manager

16 June 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce that Paul Farrell will take on the role of women’s manager for the remainder of the 2021 season. Paul, who started his coaching career with Lakewood Athletic, became the side’s assistant manager in June of 2018, having previously spent three years […]

SPORT: Calling all Cork walkers, joggers and runners

SPORT: Calling all Cork walkers, joggers and runners

16 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie This year sees the introduction of a brand-new Official Event App which allows participants to run together, even when apart. Register now on www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie Musician and broadcaster Una Healy today launched the 2021 Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon in Tipperary, her home county. The event, now in its […]

GAA: Shane Dowling: All-Ireland Concern For Cork If Game Plan Fails Against Galway

GAA: Shane Dowling: All-Ireland Concern For Cork If Game Plan Fails Against Galway

12 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Former Limerick hurler and All-Ireland winner Shane Dowling has questioned Cork’s All-Ireland credentials ahead of their National League Division 1 clash this weekend with Galway. Kilkenny are already guaranteed the tag of at least joint league winners having topped Division 1B, but top honours in Division 1A are […]

VIDEO: UCC and Sport Ireland launch worldwide search for ideas to get people physically active

12 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A worldwide search for ambitious, innovative ideas to get people physically active is to be launched by University College Cork, in association with Sport Ireland and with UNESCO patronage – with up to €10,000 going to the best concepts. The Global Design Challenge for Sport and Physical Activity […]

MOTORSPORT: Cork racing driver Kayleigh ‘Kayls’ Cole competing at Brands Hatch this weekend

MOTORSPORT: Cork racing driver Kayleigh ‘Kayls’ Cole competing at Brands Hatch this weekend

11 June 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 17-year old Kayleigh Cole (a.k.a. Kayls) is all set for a triple header at the famous Brands Hatch Race Circuit (South East of London) this weekend, where she will be competing in Swallow hills F1000 Championship biggest grid of the year. The Ballincollig, Cork native has not been […]

SPORT: Aoife Cooke from Youghal Athletic Club #EastCork receives support from Youghal Businesses

SPORT: Aoife Cooke from Youghal Athletic Club #EastCork receives support from Youghal Businesses

10 June 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Youghal Business Alliance are proud and delighted to support Aoife in her journey to the Tokyo Olympic Games To compete in the Olympic Games is the dream of every sportsperson because ‘once an Olympian, always an Olympian’. Aoife Cooke, whose pedigree is steeped in the history of Youghal […]

Can Ireland international Collins thrive at Cardiff?

Can Ireland international Collins thrive at Cardiff?

2 June 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Republic of Ireland international James Collins has made his way through to the English domestic, rising from League Two to the Championship. The 30-year-old will now be targeting a place in the Premier League to complete his journey to the top to emulate Jamie Vardy and his meteoric […]

Dublin Loses Hosting Rights to Euro 2020

Dublin Loses Hosting Rights to Euro 2020

24 May 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie What should you do if you already bought tickets for the matches in Dublin? The European Soccer Championship is traditionally awarded to a host nation via a highly competitive tendering process in much the same way as the World Cup or the Olympic Games. However, way back in […]

How Far Can the Home Nations Go at Euro 2020?

How Far Can the Home Nations Go at Euro 2020?

20 May 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie There will be no Irish interest at this summer’s European Championships, with both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland suffering tough losses after 90 minutes in the qualifying playoffs. In their stead it falls to the likes of Wales, Scotland and England to represent the home nations […]

SPORT: Clonakilty Food Company – makers of the famous Blackpudding – sponsor Cork Ladies Gaelic Football

SPORT: Clonakilty Food Company – makers of the famous Blackpudding – sponsor Cork Ladies Gaelic Football

18 May 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Clonakilty Food Co., the West Cork family run business and makers of Clonakilty Blackpudding, today announced their sponsorship of Cork LGFA’s Underage Championship teams. Their three-year partnership incorporates the sponsorship of Cork LGFA’s three Championship underage sides U-14, U-16 and U-18, Football Development Academies, Summer Camps and sleeve […]

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