FUNDING APPROVED for new indoors sports facility at Cork Institute of Technology

FUNDING APPROVED for new indoors sports facility at Cork Institute of Technology

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Athletics Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology awarded €9.22 million to support the development of a new indoor community sports facility Athletics Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology are delighted to receive the news today that their joint application to the Large Scale Sports Infrastructural Fund has been […]

€13million funding for major local sports projects – Senator Colm Burke

€13million funding for major local sports projects – Senator Colm Burke

10 January 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over €13million in funding for local large scale sports projects has been allocated, a Fine Gael Senator has confirmed. Colm Burke said, “This funding is included in the first set of allocations under the new Large Scale Sport Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF). “Grants announced include €9.2million for Athletics Ireland […]

SOCCER: Conor Davis moves to Cork City

SOCCER: Conor Davis moves to Cork City

4 January 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Conor Davis from Derry City. Davis, who joined Reading in 2014 and featured for their U18 & U23 sides, returned to Ireland in 2018, signing for UCD and playing a key role in the side that reached the […]

SOCCER: Dylan McGlade joins Cork City FC

SOCCER: Dylan McGlade joins Cork City FC

30 December 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of winger Dylan McGlade, subject to international clearance. McGlade, who was named in the 2019 First Division Team of the Year, joins the Rebel Army after a brief spell in England with Blyth Spartans, having joined the National League […]

Ireland aiming for improved medal haul at 2020 Olympic Games

Ireland aiming for improved medal haul at 2020 Olympic Games

24 December 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With well under a year to go before the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo get underway, hopes are high that Ireland can improve on its medal tally from four years ago. Ireland performed below expectations at Rio 2016, picking up just two silver medals to finish 62nd in […]

RUGBY: Cork born former Munster Rugby CEO Garrett Fitzgerald receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Limerick

RUGBY: Cork born former Munster Rugby CEO Garrett Fitzgerald receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Limerick

20 December 2019, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork A man who stood up and fought for Munster Rugby for over 20 years as CEO has been awarded an honorary doctorate at University of Limerick. Garrett Fitzgerald, former Munster Rugby CEO, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters at a conferring in UL Thursday, attended […]

Hurler Patrick Horgan is Cork Person of the Month

Hurler Patrick Horgan is Cork Person of the Month

1 December 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Glen Rovers and Cork Senior hurling team star Patrick Horgan has been named as December’s Cork Person of the Month to mark his glittering hurling career to date. Born and reared in Blackpool, Patrick “Hoggy” Horgan has been playing hurling from a young age, working his way up […]

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