SOCCER: Preview of Cork City vs Midleton

SOCCER: Preview of Cork City vs Midleton

21 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City will seek to retain the Munster Senior Cup this Friday, as they face Midleton at Turner’s Cross. City have won the competition in each of the last two years, and they face the East Cork side in the decider, having defeated Fermoy in the quarter-finals and […]

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Seahorses at Fota Wildlife Park

THINGS TO DO IN CORK: New Seahorses at Fota Wildlife Park

1 March 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fota Wildlife Park recently announced the arrival of 12 Pot-bellied seahorses, (Hippocampus abdominalis), to the Tropical House at the 100-acre Park. The 12 seahorses came to the iconic Co. Cork visitor attraction from L’ Oceanográfic in Valencia, Spain on the 10th of January and are made up of […]

The Premier League title race heats up: will Liverpool and Spurs’ determination override City’s complacency?

The Premier League title race heats up: will Liverpool and Spurs’ determination override City’s complacency?

28 February 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The race to be crowned this season’s Premier League champion has certainly been an enthralling one thus far. You get the feeling that, as we enter its final third, the drama is only going to intensify over the coming weeks and months. What was viewed as strictly a […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City v Sligo Rovers

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City v Sligo Rovers

24 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork City head to the Showgrounds on Monday in search of their first win of the season, as they take on Sligo Rovers. City come into the game having lost their first two league games, to St. Pat’s and Waterford. Sligo come in to the tie after drawing […]

SPORT: UCC & Cork City FC extend partnership to 2022

22 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie University College Cork (UCC), Mardyke Arena, and Cork City Football Club (Cork City F.C.) have signed an agreement of an extension to their partnership, for a further three years to 2022. The partnership includes front and rear jersey sponsorship, player fitness, training and rehabilitation support and university scholarships […]

Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month awards for January announced

Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month awards for January announced

8 February 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The Basketball Ireland Players and Coaches of the Month for January have been announced this week, with the 2019 Cup champions being recognised across the divisions for their success. In the Men’s Super League, Pyrobel Killester point guard Ciaran Roe has scooped the Player of the Month award […]

SPORT: George Hook visits India to promote Rugby Tours

SPORT: George Hook visits India to promote Rugby Tours

1 February 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Tourism Ireland’s 2019 sales mission to India and the UAE kicked off yesterday. A delegation of Irish tourism companies – including Irish Rugby Tours (based in Carrigaline, Co Cork) – is participating in the targeted sales mission, to grow tourism from both markets. Over the coming days, Irish Rugby […]