CORK SPORT: Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series looks at new Páirc Uí Chaoimh

CORK SPORT: Engineers Ireland Winter Lecture Series looks at new Páirc Uí Chaoimh

25 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Close to 200 people attended a lecture by Malachy Walsh and Partners (MWP) on technical aspects of the Redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh which won Engineers Ireland’s prestigious Engineering Project of the Year Award. This event was held in the newly completed stadium and was attended by Cork’s […]

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

SPORT: Mardyke Arena (University College Cork) will host 2018 Basketball ‘FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries’

22 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Basketball Ireland today announced the venue for next summer’s FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries. The event will take place at the Mardyke Arena, University College Cork from June 26th to July 1st, 2018. “This is fantastic news for the Irish basketball community,” said Secretary General of […]

SPORT: Looking at Cork greats as we move into a new age of boxing

SPORT: Looking at Cork greats as we move into a new age of boxing

20 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Looking at Cork greats as we move into a new age of boxing Ireland has always been well known as a boxing nation. Producing so many top-class fighters throughout the divisions, Cork is one of the big contributors to Ireland’s sterling reputation for producing and moulding exciting boxing […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Mark McNulty

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Mark McNulty

14 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce that Mark McNulty has signed a new, two-year contract with the club. The goalkeeper has been in superb form once again this season, with his crucial shoot-out save teeing up Kieran Sadlier’s winning penalty in the FAI Cup Final, and speaking […]

WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

WEST CORK ISLANDS: €58,300 Govt investment in Sport and Physical Activity thanks for Dormant Accounts Fund

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD has announced €58,333 worth of funding for sport and physical activity projects in Cork through the Dormant Accounts Fund. The investment is part of €2.9 million is being allocated to National Physical Activity Plan measures for disadvantaged […]

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

PHOTOS: Cork Science Festival hears how diet improves SPORT performance

14 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More than 400 people attended an event in the new Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Entitled “Sporting A Better Diet” the event organised by the APC Microbiome Institute, as part of Cork Science Festival. A number of Ireland’s leading sports stars including World Champion rower Mark O’Donovan, Ireland’s Basketball Ladies […]

SOCCER: Aaron Barry signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Aaron Barry signs with Cork City FC

13 November 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Aaron Barry on a two-year contract. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, the 24-year-old said: “I am delighted to sign for Cork City. I am coming into a winning environment and John’s signings are all of the same ilk; they are […]

SPORT: North Cork GAA Club Newtownshandrum wins subscription to Metrifit sports performance software

SPORT: North Cork GAA Club Newtownshandrum wins subscription to Metrifit sports performance software

10 November 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The year ahead promises to be a busy one for Newtownshandrum GAA Club as they prepare to take advantage of winning one of the top prizes in a national competition for sports clubs. Organised by fruit importers Fyffes in partnership with Irish sports technology specialist Metrifit, the club […]

SOCCER: Josh O’Hanlon signs with Cork City FC

SOCCER: Josh O’Hanlon signs with Cork City FC

10 November 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are delighted to announce the signing of Josh O’Hanlon. The 22-year-old joins after spending last season with St. Patrick’s Athletic, while he has also had spells at Longford Town and Bournemouth, among others. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie, the striker said: “I’m thrilled. They’re the league winners […]