SAILING: Volvo Cork Week 2016 draws for a close

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week 2016 draws for a close

16 July 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Old & New Celebrate at Volvo Cork Week (incorporating the IRC European Championship) Shrouded in sea fog, the final day of racing at Volvo Cork Week was curtailed to just one race for some classes. However as the mist cleared, class winners appeared and the inaugural IRC European […]

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week racing begins today in RCYC

SAILING: Volvo Cork Week racing begins today in RCYC

11 July 2016, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Volvo Cork Week, is underway. It takes place from July 10th to 15th July, and is the biennial regatta hosted by the Royal Cork Club in Crosshaven, Co Cork. This year it was being preceeded by a Family Fun Day in Crosshaven Village on Saturday and an […]

Cork City FC sign Matthew Connor

Cork City FC sign Matthew Connor

9 July 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to confirm the signing of Matthew Connor. The goalkeeper joins from Wexford Youths, and he told CorkCityFC.ie that he saw the move as a big opportunity: “I am delighted, it is one of the biggest clubs in the country, if not the biggest. […]

Cork Junior Minister Dara Murphy congratulates Irish football fans on prestigious French award

Cork Junior Minister Dara Murphy congratulates Irish football fans on prestigious French award

29 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Junior Minister for European Affairs, Dara Murphy TD, has congratulated Republic of Ireland football fans following the announcement by the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo that she is to award the Medal of the City of Paris to supporters. Speaking in Brussels today, Minister Murphy said: “The Irish […]

SHOW JUMPING: Francis Connors and Uskerty Diamond Lady win Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix at Charleville

SHOW JUMPING: Francis Connors and Uskerty Diamond Lady win Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix at Charleville

26 June 2016, Sunday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Reigning champion Francis Connors closed the gap on league leader Paul Beecher, with victory in the seventh round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix league at Charleville in Co Cork. Connors’ win came with Hilda Anthony’s hugely consistent mare Uskerty Diamond Lady, adding to another […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers

24 June 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City return to league action after the mid-season break tonight, as they travel to Dublin to face Shamrock Rovers. City go into the game having recorded eight consecutive league wins, rounding off the first part of the season with a win over Dundalk at Turner’s Cross that […]

SHOW JUMPING: Results of Killeagh gymkhana in Co Cork

SHOW JUMPING: Results of Killeagh gymkhana in Co Cork

19 June 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Waterford’s Paddy O’Donnell came out on top in the seventh round of the Connolly’s RED MILLS Munster Grand Prix League, which was held at Killeagh gymkhana in Co Cork. Six of the 19 starters made it into the jump-off, with former national champion O’Donnell piloting his own 14-year-old […]

Cork City Womens FC awards

Cork City Womens FC awards

19 June 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City Women’s FC honoured their player’s achievements for the past season at their annual awards evening this week. The event was held at The Briar Rose in Douglas and was attended by players, management and board members of Cork City Women’s FC as well as FORAS Chairman […]

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