Bookmakers Set for Comeback After Resumption of Horse Racing

Bookmakers Set for Comeback After Resumption of Horse Racing

11 June 2020 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Having been closed since March amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, bookmakers in Ireland are soon set for a comeback after racing resumed without a hitch in the UK on Monday June 1st, followed swiftly by action in Ireland a week later. During this unprecedented time for the bookmaking […]

SPORT: City Council supports clubs through Grant Scheme

SPORT: City Council supports clubs through Grant Scheme

10 June 2020 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Almost €300,000 in Sports Grants was approved at Monday night’s Council meeting, demonstrating Cork City Council’s continuing commitment to endorse the work of sporting clubs and organisations and support wellbeing. The Council recognises that the volunteers who give their time to these clubs are essential to the development […]

SPORT: Special waiver needed for top athletes to train during COVID19 lockdown

SPORT: Special waiver needed for top athletes to train during COVID19 lockdown

4 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie – “Many of our national competitors cannot access training facilities” says Politician Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan is calling on the government to examine measures which could allow our high-performance athletes travel to their training facilities, which in many cases may be outside of […]

Couch to 3km…. Online!

Couch to 3km…. Online!

3 June 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork City Council is committed to supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of its residents and works with many agencies and organisations across the city to this end. One such agency is Cork Sports Partnership (CSP), who launched the “CSP Couch to 3km Online” at the end of […]

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

EAST CORK: GAA club and parish fundraise for Mercy Hospital Cancer Appeal

29 May 2020 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie On Monday, June 1st St. Colman’s Juvenile GAA Club will host a charity fundraiser, raising vital funds for the Mercy University Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Appeal which has a close connection to the club. The club, which incorporates the parish of Cloyne, Shanagarry, Ballycotton, Churchtown South and Ballycroneen for […]