TONIGHTS SOCCER: preview

TONIGHTS SOCCER: preview

30 August 2019, Friday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City return to Turner’s Cross for the first time in four weeks as they welcome Sligo Rovers on this evening. It will be the first outing for Neale Fenn, who was announced as Head Coach earlier in the week. The Rebel Army come into the game […]

Why are there Three Tall Ships in Cork City?

Why are there Three Tall Ships in Cork City?

23 August 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Lord Mayor John Sheehan, County Mayor Christopher O’Sullivan, and Brendan Keating, CEO, Port of Cork today welcomed the Irish vessel Brian Boru and the Tall Ships Pelican of London and Maybe into the Port of Cork. The three ships having completed voyages as part of the Cork Sail […]

SOCCER: testimonial match for Cork City defender Alan Bennett

SOCCER: testimonial match for Cork City defender Alan Bennett

15 August 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce details of a testimonial match for defender Alan Bennett. Benno joined City at youth team level in 2000, graduating to the first team before leaving for Reading in 2007. He returned to the club in 2015 after eight years in England, […]

SOCCER PREVIEW: Cork City v Shamrock Rovers

SOCCER PREVIEW: Cork City v Shamrock Rovers

27 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City return to league action on Sunday, as they take on Shamrock Rovers at Turner’s Cross (kick-off 4 pm). City come into the game on the back of a 2-1 win away to Progrès Niederkorn last week, while Rovers recorded a 2-1 home win over Cypriot side […]

Connolly’s Red Mills announced as sponsors of Cork’s richest greyhound race for three year period

Connolly’s Red Mills announced as sponsors of Cork’s richest greyhound race for three year period

4 July 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Irish Greyhound Board has announced that Connolly’s Red Mills will assume sponsorship of the Irish greyhound Laurels until at least 2021. Red Mills previously sponsored the event, ran in Cork’s Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium, between 2012 and 2014. The Laurels is Cork’s biggest and richest annual greyhound […]

SPORT: Cork will host International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament 2020

SPORT: Cork will host International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament 2020

27 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie 12 months to Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup in Cork Cork has begun it’s 12-month preparations to host the International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament (IMART) in June next year. This will be the 3rd edition of the worldwide Mixed Ability rugby showcase promoted by International Mixed Ability Sports […]

IRONMAN Cork welcomes one of the biggest stars of the sport

IRONMAN Cork welcomes one of the biggest stars of the sport

23 June 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie One of the most recognisable faces of triathlon and the holder of two Olympic Gold medals, Alistair Brownlee will make his full-distance IRONMAN debut at IRONMAN Cork in less than three weeks time in Youghal, County Cork. The British athlete will join over 2,300 competitors from across the […]