SOCCER: Cork City FC have biggest attendances in SSE Airtricity League

SOCCER: Cork City FC have biggest attendances in SSE Airtricity League

7 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Attendances in the SSE Airtricity League have risen in the first part of the 2017 season in comparison to the same period from the previous season. With over 152,285 spectators attending 105 games across the Premier and First Divisions, the appetite for live football at an elite level […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC can confirm that Christian Nanetti has left the club

SOCCER: Cork City FC can confirm that Christian Nanetti has left the club

6 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC can confirm that Christian Nanetti has left the club The winger has informed the club of his wish to return to England in order to seek more regular football first team, and his contract has been cancelled by mutual consent. Commenting on the news, City […]

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Finn Harps – Preview of tonight’s game

SOCCER: Cork City FC v Finn Harps – Preview of tonight’s game

5 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City FC begin the second series of games in this season’s SSE Airtricity League Premier Division at home to Finn Harps tonight. City rounded off the first series of games with a win over Bray Wanderers at Turner’s Cross last Friday night, and they followed up that […]

SOCCER: Cork City Football Club announce new enhanced partnership with Cork Airport

SOCCER: Cork City Football Club announce new enhanced partnership with Cork Airport

4 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork City Football Club announce new enhanced partnership with Cork Airport The new partnership will see Cork City Football Club branding in various locations in Cork Airport which is the international gateway to the South of Ireland and is uniquely positioned at the start of the Wild Atlantic […]

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City V St Patrick’s Athletic

SOCCER: Preview – Cork City V St Patrick’s Athletic

1 May 2017, Bank Holiday Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie City booked their place in the quarter finals thanks to a 3-0 win away to Limerick in the last round. This will be Pats’ third game in the competition this season; they have beaten Bluebell United (1-0) and Bray Wanderers (on penalties) thus far. John […]

RUGBY: Kinsale, Co Cork RFC gears up for Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017

RUGBY: Kinsale, Co Cork RFC gears up for Heineken Kinsale 7s 2017

28 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Heineken Kinsale 7s takes place in Kinsale over the May Bank Holiday weekend, 29th & 30th April and is always a popular festival for players and supporters with over 8,000 visitors expected in the seaside town. Now in its 29th year, the Heineken Kinsale 7s is Ireland’s largest […]

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

Castlepook Wind Farm awards over €50,000 to community groups in Ballyhoura and North County Cork

28 April 2017 By David Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Funds awarded to 11 community groups including a number of primary schools, GAA club and a scout group Castlepook Power DAC, the ESB / Coillte joint venture wind farm located near Doneraile in Ballyhoura Forest, Co Cork has selected the first annual Community Development Fund beneficiaries. More than […]

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

SOCCER: Will Ireland be in the 2018 World Cup?

27 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Every town has its own soccer team, and it’s important to support them, but it’s also important to look at the world stage! We’re nearing the one-year mark until the 2018 World Cup, and that means that qualifying is well under way. Round one of qualifying will last […]