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 […]

SAILING: Royal Cork Yacht Club opens entries for ‘Volvo Cork Week 2020’

SAILING: Royal Cork Yacht Club opens entries for ‘Volvo Cork Week 2020’

30 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Bumper fleets expected to attend prestigious international regatta incorporating Irish Cruiser Racing Association National Championships as part of historic club’s tricentenary celebrations The Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest yacht club in the world, haslaunched its online entry system for the prestigious Volvo Cork Week 2020 regatta which […]

EAST CORK: Sports clubs receive over €1m in ‘Sports Capital Programme’ funding

EAST CORK: Sports clubs receive over €1m in ‘Sports Capital Programme’ funding

15 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has welcomed confirmation that a total of €1,034,090 will be divided amongst 18 sports clubs and community groups across Cork East Constituency through today’s Sports Capital Programme funding announcements. The funding is […]

SOCCER: David Harrington and Cian Murphy have re-signed with the Cork City FC

SOCCER: David Harrington and Cian Murphy have re-signed with the Cork City FC

9 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce that David Harrington and Cian Murphy have re-signed with the club ahead of the 2020 season. Harrington follows in his father’s footsteps by signing on a professional basis with the club, and becomes the latest in a long line of academy […]

SOCCER: Joe Gamble appointed Assistant Manager of Cork City FC

SOCCER: Joe Gamble appointed Assistant Manager of Cork City FC

2 November 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the appointment of Joe Gamble as the club’s new Assistant Manager. The 37-year-old returns to the club having most recently coached at Waterford FC and Limerick FC, following his retirement as a player. Having played at youth level with City, he […]

Prince Albert II of Monaco supports Royal Cork Yacht Club 300th anniversary #Cork300 #Sailing #Sport

Prince Albert II of Monaco supports Royal Cork Yacht Club 300th anniversary #Cork300 #Sailing #Sport

21 October 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Monaco and Cork partner on Cork300 celebrations HSH Prince Albert II launches Cork300 at Yacht Club de Monaco His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco (who also serves as President of Yacht Club de Monaco_, hosted a special event last weekend (19 October) for organisers of Cork300 […]