SPORT: If Ireland hosts the 2023 Rugby World Cup then TICKET prices must be reasonable

SPORT: If Ireland hosts the 2023 Rugby World Cup  then TICKET prices must be reasonable

6 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork North Central Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that if Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup is successful then ticket prices must be affordable and the matches must be shown free to air. He also said that hosting the event would have to […]

WOMENS SPORT: deserves equal opportunity – says Cork Fine Gael Senator Lombard

WOMENS SPORT: deserves equal opportunity – says Cork Fine Gael Senator Lombard

2 July 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, said we need to improve access and opportunity for women’s sport in Ireland via a new National Strategy for Woman in Sport aimed at increasing recognition, funding and participation. “I am a passionate advocate of sport; aside from the enjoyment sporting […]

SOCCER: Match Preview – Peamount United vs Cork City Women’s FC

SOCCER: Match Preview – Peamount United vs Cork City Women’s FC

1 July 2017 By Elaine Muprhy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City WFC return to Continental Tyres Women’s National League action after the summer break as they travel to Greenogue to face the current league leaders Peamount United today with a 6pm kick off. City who have had a four week break since their 5-0 win over Kilkenny […]

SPORT: Heineken Ireland announced as partner of newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh

SPORT: Heineken Ireland announced as partner of newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh

1 July 2017, Saturday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Heineken Ireland has been announced as partner of the newly developed Páirc Uí Chaoimh which will open as a multi-purpose facility providing sporting and music entertainment for the citizens of Cork and Ireland. The new state-of-the-art stadium has a capacity of 45,000 and will include world class […]

SOCCER: Kevin O’Connor to sign for Preston North End

SOCCER: Kevin O’Connor to sign for Preston North End

1 July 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Cork City FC have confirmed that Kevin O’Connor will join Preston North End at the end of July. The defender will join club mate Seanie Maguire in signing for the English Championship side, after the two clubs agreed terms for the move. O’Connor has made almost 70 league […]

SPORT: Cork Lord Mayor congratulates Knocknaheeny man Mark Carroll on appointment as ‘Director of track & field and cross country’ at a USA University

SPORT: Cork Lord Mayor congratulates Knocknaheeny man Mark Carroll on appointment as ‘Director of track & field and cross country’ at a USA University

29 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald has congratulated fellow Knocknaheeny neighbour Leevale’s Mark Carroll on being named director of track & field and cross country at Drake University in Iowa, USA. The director of athletics for Drake University, Sandy Hatfield Clubb made the announcement earlier this […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Levadia Tallinn in Pärnu

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Levadia Tallinn in Pärnu

29 June 2017, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City return to Europa League action tonight, as they face Levadia Tallinn in Pärnu. The game kicks off at 4.30 pm (Irish time) and will be broadcast live by eir Sports. City go into the game on the back of two wins since returning from the […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Sean McLoughlin

SOCCER: Cork City FC sign Sean McLoughlin

26 June 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC are pleased to announce the signing of Sean McLoughlin. The defender, who previously played with the club at underage level, joins after a successful spell with UCC and he told CorkCityFC.ie that he hopes to make an impact in the near future: “I am obviously […]