Sports grants from Texaco to benefit Cork clubs

8 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Sports clubs of all kinds within Co Cork and beyond are the focus of a new club funding initiative just launched under the title Texaco Support for Sport for which a fund of €130,000 has been set aside for distribution on a twenty-six, county-by-county basis, with successful clubs […]

Physiotherapists in Cork support VHI Women’s Virtual Mini Marathon

Physiotherapists in Cork support VHI Women’s Virtual Mini Marathon

7 October 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Physios for Fundraising’ initiative launches in Cork to support Virtual Mini Marathon entrants with practical tips to survive the event Chartered Physiotherapists in Cork launched ‘Physios for Fundraising’ initiative today to help women, who are participating in the VHI Women’s Virtual Mini Marathon, look after their bodies appropriately […]

Plenty of flat and jump racing coming up in Ireland

Plenty of flat and jump racing coming up in Ireland

5 October 2020 By Tony Forde tony@TheCork.ie Top Irish Horse Racing As we approach the end of the flat season in Ireland there is plenty of horse racing action coming up which will catch the attention of the racing public and sports bettors alike. Unfortunately, there are no racegoers allowed at racecourses, but the action […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of St. Pat’s clash

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of St. Pat’s clash

2 October 2020 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Cork City return to home league action this weekend, as they welcome St. Patrick’s Athletic to Turner’s Cross on Saturday. For the first time since the restart, City will welcome a limited number of spectators back to the Cross, after a select number of season tickets holders won […]

Ballyadam could be Ballymore bound as Elliott targets another Cheltenham Festival win

Ballyadam could be Ballymore bound as Elliott targets another Cheltenham Festival win

28 September 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle could be the end-of-season target for exciting novice Ballyadam, who’s one of the horses to follow during the new National Hunt season. Gordon Elliott and owners Cheveley Park Stud opened their cheque-book to purchase Ballyadam at the Tattersalls Cheltenham November Sale last November. A […]

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

SOCCER: Cork City team news ahead of Finn Harps match

26 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City are back on the road this weekend, making the long trip to Ballybofey to take on Finn Harps on Sunday afternoon. City, currently sitting bottom of the Premier Division, head into the game knowing that a win would see them leapfrog Harps, who sit in 9th […]

SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

SPORT: Cork snooker player Aaron Hill is on the up and up

25 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Cork’s Aaron Hill 300/1 From 750/1 For World Championship After Beating Ronnie O’Sullivan County Cork’s teenage snooker player Aaron Hill has attracted support in some of the biggest tournaments on the circuit following his 5-4 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan in the first round of the European Masters. Just […]

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

AUGUST 2021: that’s when the IRONMAN man will take place in County Cork, and it will feature a new sub event

14 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The IRONMAN Group will return to Cork in 2021 with Ireland’s largest triathlon weekend The IRONMAN Group and Cork County Council have announced the addition of “IRONMAN® 70.3®” Ireland, Cork, for 14th August 2021. The race will join the existing IRONMAN Ireland, Cork on August 15, 2021. Together […]

SPORT: Cork GAA preparing to mark 30th anniversary of Double All-Ireland

7 September 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork GAA and Marymount Hospice are calling on Cork to GO RED on the 16th September to mark the 30th anniversary of Cork winning the GAA double in 1990. As well as drive awareness of an outstanding athletic achievement for the county, the initiative, a brainchild of current Cork GAA hurler Conor […]

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

DID YOU KNOW? 143,000 people in Cork playing National Lottery games every week – 710 community projects in Cork benefit from funding

2 September 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Data revealed by the National Lottery has shown how it continues makes a big impact on towns and communities right across Ireland, including Co Cork. The study found that over 710 Good Causes projects were supported in Cork in 2018 and 2019. Approximately 91% of revenue generated by […]