SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

SPORT: Irish Government needs to invest more in rowing – to sow the seeds for future national glory – says West Cork TD

31 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork South West TD, Margaret Murphy O’Mahony has said that the Government must press home Ireland’s recent success in international rowing with a renewed, and enlarged, financial support package. “Last weekend’s success for members of Skibbereen Rowing Club at the European Championships is further evidence of the capacity […]

SPORT: Munster and Ireland Rugby player Donncha O’Callaghan is ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

SPORT: Munster and Ireland Rugby player Donncha O’Callaghan is ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The legendary Munster and Irish second row forward, Donncha O’Callaghan has been announced as May’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’. Donncha’s love of sport, and specifically rugby, started during his school days in Cork at Christian Brothers’ College and later at Highfield Rugby Club. Such was his talent […]

SPORT: National Lottery Company congratulate West Cork rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

SPORT: National Lottery Company congratulate West Cork rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan

29 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The National Lottery today congratulated the Irish rowing team on its spectacular success at the European Rowing Championships in the Czech Republic at the weekend. National Lottery funding helped build the National Rowing Centre in Skibbereen, and to purchase boats and equipment. The investment has contributed to the […]

SOCCER: Preview – Kilkenny United Women’s FC vs Cork City Women’s FC – KO 2pm today

SOCCER: Preview – Kilkenny United Women’s FC vs Cork City Women’s FC – KO 2pm today

28 May 2017, Sunday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Women’s FC enter the Continental Tyre’s Women’s League Cup Competitiontoday as they travel to face Kilkenny United WFC at United Park in Thomastown with a kick off at 2pm. This is Cork City WFC’s final game before the summer break and they will hope to go […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers – Match preview

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Shamrock Rovers – Match preview

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City head into their third game in seven days when they face Shamrock Rovers at Turner’s Cross tonight. The Leesiders extended their unbeaten run in the league to 15 games and come into this fixture against Shamrock Rovers on the back of a comfortable 5-0 victory over […]

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers try to retain bid to retain their European their lightweight double sculls title in Czech Republic competition

ROWING: O’Donovan Brothers try to retain bid to retain their European their lightweight double sculls title in Czech Republic competition

25 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie O’Donovan Brothers 4/1 to Pull Like A Dog And Win France 5/4 to dethrone Ireland in Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls This weekend sees Gary and Paul O’Donovan bid to retain their European lightweight double sculls title in the Czech Republic. The Cork brothers are 4/1 to win gold […]

SPORT: Climb the Galtee mountains and raise money for The Mercy Hospital Foundation

SPORT: Climb the Galtee mountains and raise money for The Mercy Hospital Foundation

25 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie What: ‘Climb to Remember’ Why: To remember loved ones and support The Mercy Hospital Foundation When: Sunday, June 11th Where: The Galtee Mountains The annual charity ‘Climb to Remember’ takes place on Sunday, June 11th and will see people from all over Munster rise to the challenge of […]

HURLING: Cork now 3/1 from 14/1 to win Munster SHC

HURLING: Cork now 3/1 from 14/1 to win Munster SHC

21 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Tipperary eased to 10/3 to retain Liam MacCarthy Cup Following their 2-27 to 1-26 victory over reigning All Ireland champions Tipperary in the Munster SHC quarter-final, Cork are now 3/1 from 14/1 to win the Munster SHC for a 52nd time. The Rebels who will play Waterford in […]

SOCCER: Cork City Womens FC lose 2-4 to Shelbourne LFC

SOCCER: Cork City Womens FC lose 2-4 to Shelbourne LFC

21 May 2017, Sunday By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City WFC’s winning streak came to an end at the hands of Shelbourne LFC as they lost out 2-4 in the Continental Tyres Women’s National League on Saturday in Bishopstown. City had gotten off to a dream start as on the fifth minute good work on the […]