The Irish Premier League? The Impact of Irish Supporters on the EPL

The Irish Premier League? The Impact of Irish Supporters on the EPL

24 February 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie The Republic of Ireland might have its own footballing identity, but there’s no doubt that the English Premier League is a popular attraction for many sports fans. The All-Ireland SHC and SFC finals might command huge audiences that are in the hundreds of thousands, as does the Six […]

SPORT: 2021 Advertising opportunities with Cork City Football Club

SPORT: 2021 Advertising opportunities with Cork City Football Club

18 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have revealed details of their brand-new commercial brochure for the 2021 season. The brochure includes all the old favourites such as pitchside advertising, programme ads and player sponsorships, while there has also been a new digital section added for businesses who want to target our […]

Chip Shop sponsors Womens Football Team

Chip Shop sponsors Womens Football Team

18 February 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC announce Jackie Lennox Chip Shop as Premier Sponsor of Women’s Team Jackie Lennox, a member of the Cork Athletic side which won the league and FAI Cup double in 1951, founded the business that same year, and that association with football on Leeside has continued throughout the […]

SPORT: #Cork Rugby Player receives Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship @LimerickIT

SPORT: #Cork Rugby Player receives Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship @LimerickIT

2 February 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork Rugby player Aaron Leahy was among the 78 students that received the Limerick Institute of Technology Sports Scholarship this academic year. In a year when sporting events have been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sport and Recreation Office at LIT remains committed to supporting young […]

SPORT: Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure named as ‘Cork Person of the year 2020’ #CPOTY2020 #CPOTY @Cork_POTY

SPORT: Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure named as ‘Cork Person of the year 2020’ #CPOTY2020 #CPOTY @Cork_POTY

22 January 2021 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sports news this January 2021 Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020. Sanita was chosen from the 12 Cork Persons’ of the Month picked over last year. She is also considered a favourite to take Gold […]

SPORT: Application deadline for Sports Capital and Equipment Programme extended to March

SPORT: Application deadline for Sports Capital and Equipment Programme extended to March

20 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Deadline extended to 5pm on Monday, 1st March to facilitate delays resulting from Covid-19 Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard recently welcomed the extension of the deadline for applications to the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme, extended from mid-February to 5pm on Monday, 1st March 2021. Senator Lombard said: […]

SOCCER: Dylan McGlade signs with League of Ireland outfit Cork City FC

SOCCER: Dylan McGlade signs with League of Ireland outfit Cork City FC

14 January 2021 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to announce that Dylan McGlade has signed a new contract with the club. The attacker joined the club last season, and he has now committed to City for the 2021. Commenting on the news, McGlade told CorkCityFC.ie: “I’m delighted to be signing back […]

SOCCER: Liam Kearney appointed Head of Academy at Cork City FC

SOCCER: Liam Kearney appointed Head of Academy at Cork City FC

10 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have announced the appointment of Liam Kearney as the club’s ‘Head of Academy’. Kearney comes into the role after Colin Healy took over as the club’s new first team manager, and he told CorkCityFC.ie that he was happy to be back at City: “I really […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Paul Hunt, Cory Galvin, Mark McNulty for 2021

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Paul Hunt, Cory Galvin, Mark McNulty for 2021

6 January 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signings of Uniss Kargbo, Paul Hunt, Cory Galvin, and Mark McNulty Uniss Kargbo made it into the team in the second half of last season, having come through the club’s academy, and the former Ringmahon Rangers schoolboy has now signed […]

Cork City Continue to Bolster Squad Ahead of 2021 Season

Cork City Continue to Bolster Squad Ahead of 2021 Season

5 January 2021 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Preparations for the new season continue for Cork City and in recent weeks we have seen announcements covering who will be back with the team for the campaign. Recently, names such as Gearoid Morrissey, Rob Slevin, Cian Murphy, David Harrington and Josh Honohan have all been confirmed as […]