SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Kit Elliott & Scott Fenwick

2 August 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City Football Club is delighted to confirm the signings of strikers Kit Elliott and Scott Fenwick until the end of the season, with both deals subject to international clearance. Elliott joins the club on loan from Championship side Huddersfield, while Fenwick joins the club having most recently […]

Clarity needed on outdoor sports attendance – says Cork TD

28 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD Thomas Gould today raised concerns around the Taoiseach’s lack of clarity in relation to guidance on attendance at outdoor sports events. Deputy Gould said: “I have been contacted today by players, parents, grandparents, club members and officials from the GAA regarding the lack of tickets […]

How has Horse Racing Changed over the Last Century?

24 July 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Horse racing is a sport which is very rich in both history and tradition. It dates all the way back to ancient times too. The main thing that you have to remember is that it has changed a lot over the centuries and has also evolved considerably in […]

Cork’s FRS Recruitment and GAA announce new partnership

Cork’s FRS Recruitment and GAA announce new partnership

17 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie FRS hoping to reach over 3 million Irish viewers abroad as part of their “Ireland is Hiring” initiative which aims to bring home qualified personnel The GAA has announced a new partnership agreement between Irish recruitment experts, FRS recruitment and GAAGO, RTÉ and the GAA’s online service for […]

Lord Mayor of Cork proposes vote of sympathy for footballing legend Jack Charlton

Lord Mayor of Cork proposes vote of sympathy for footballing legend Jack Charlton

13 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh is proposing to hold a vote of sympathy for footballing legend and former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton tonight at the biweekly Cork City Council’s monthly meeting. Lord Mayor of Cork Councillor Joe Kavanagh said: “On behalf of Cork […]

€1.6 million in funding for Community Groups

€1.6 million in funding for Community Groups

8 July 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork County Council has recently allocated over €1.6million in funding to a range of community, voluntary and sporting organisations through the Council’s annual Community Fund Scheme. Each year, the scheme contributes financial support to hundreds of community and voluntary organisations around the County. Administered by the Council’s 8 […]

Séamus Harnedy fundraising for Cope Foundation

Séamus Harnedy fundraising for Cope Foundation

7 July 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork senior hurler Séamus Harnedy has a sister called Cáit, who is supported by Cope Foundation. Séamus says he appreciates how 2,800 people with disabilities in Cork benefit from the well-known charity. Séamus is taking part in the ‘5 Peaks 1 Week’ challenge. The five mountains being targeted […]