20th Anniversary of Tour de Munster charity cycle

20th Anniversary of Tour de Munster charity cycle

6 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Annual cycle takes place in August The charity cycle Tour de Munster which raises vital funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries has raised an incredible €340,000 following its 600km tour across the six counties of Munster in August. The tour, which […]

SPORT: New brandname ‘One Cork’ will help Cork GAA

6 December 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie 5 year plan: Cork GAA recently unveiled an ambitious new programme of investment and commercial activity that it expects will realise over €20 million in revenue over the next 5 years The income – through commercial revenue including; Cork County Board and stadia sponsorship, concerts and stadium rental […]

Cork City’s Council’s: “Keep Well – Move” exercise campaign

Cork City’s Council’s: “Keep Well – Move” exercise campaign

28 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie With so many sporting activities currently on hold, Cork City Council has developed a Keep Well – Move! campaign, designed to keep Cork moving. Building on the government’s Keep Well, Keep Active programme, and supported by the ETB, Move! provides people with options to stay active despite current […]

SPORTS FUNDING: Texaco deadline approaches

SPORTS FUNDING: Texaco deadline approaches

25 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A reminder has been issued to registered sports clubs in Cork that the 31st December closing date for receipt of completed applications under the Texaco Support for Sport club funding initiative is now nearing. Under the scheme, Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited – the company that markets fuel in […]

CORK CITY FC: new adidas Home Shirt

CORK CITY FC: new adidas Home Shirt

24 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City FC is delighted to announce the launch of our their 2021 adidas Home Shirt in collaboration with their recently announced new official teamwear partner; McKeever Sport. The shirt features a subtle pinstripe design on the front and encompasses the club’s traditional colours – GREEN, WHITE AND […]

NORTH CORK BUSINESS: New Look for Lidl in Kanturk with €7 Million Local Investment

NORTH CORK BUSINESS: New Look for Lidl in Kanturk with €7 Million Local Investment

19 November 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie More Than 10 New Jobs Created for Kanturk Area Lidl Ireland is proud to announce the opening of its new store in Kanturk, Co. Cork, on Thursday 19th November. Lidl embarked on an ambitious reinvestment programme in order to futureproof its presence in the town. The retailer made […]

Tour de Munster Charity cycle founder Paul Sheridan honoured as ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

Tour de Munster Charity cycle founder Paul Sheridan honoured as ‘Cork Person of the MONTH’

9 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Paul Sheridan, founder of Tour de Munster has been named as Novembers Cork Person of the Month. An avid cyclist himself, Paul’s work to raise funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (as well as others) have helped the lives of countless Cork families. This year […]

SPORT: 155 clubs in Cork get funding to offset COVID19 losses

SPORT: 155 clubs in Cork get funding to offset COVID19 losses

6 November 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork Senator Tim Lombard has said that new funding for local sports groups will help the sector offset losses incurred and address other challenges posed by Covid-19. Senator Lombard said: “I am delighted that an unprecedented funding package of €85 million has been put in place for the […]

RACING: Ladbrokes Champion Chase

RACING: Ladbrokes Champion Chase

29 October 2020 By Roger Jones roger@TheCork.ie Down Royal Racecourse in Ireland is the venue for the Ladbrokes Champion Chase this weekend (31st October 2020), the race a target for many of the best chasers in the UK and Ireland. This Grade 1 contest is run over 3m with fifteen jumps to negotiate and names […]

VIDEO: National Baby Swimming Week: ‘Water Babies’

20 October 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie When: Monday 19th – Sunday 25th October 2020 Now in its fourth year, National Baby Swimming Week is a time to discover all the joys and benefits of baby swimming for babies and parents alike. 2020 especially has highlighted more than ever, the importance of keeping families safe, […]