[Audio] Report published into Tall Ship sinking

22nd July 2014 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie An interim report has been published into the sinking of a tall-ship off the Cork coast almost one year ago. The Astrid sank after being grounded on July 24th 2013 near the Sovereign Islands to the west of Kinsale. Today’s report from the “The Marine Casualty Investigation Board” […]

[Audio] Volvo Cork Week begins today

8th July 2014, Tuesday, 7am By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork’s bi-annual sailing regatta Volvo Cork Week begins today with boats leaving Crosshaven for the first of four days racing in, and around, Cork Harbour. Over 100 boats will be taking part. Yesterday (Monday) was a practice day David O’Sullivan reports 0707-CORK-WEEK-05-vcr-from-david-osullivan-CONTAINS-EDDIE-ENGLISH-x2-.mp3

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

[Audio] Cork City Marathon

2nd June 2014, Bank Holiday Monday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The annual Cork City Marathon takes place this morning. Around 7,500 will take part, and twice that number, 15-thousand are expected to line the route to cheer on the entrants. There is a full marathon, half marathon, Team relay, and youth section and action gets underway at […]

[Audio] Munster Rugby player visits former Bishopstown Primary School

[Audio] Munster Rugby player visits former Bishopstown Primary School

21st March 2014. Friday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Rugby’s Donncha O’Callaghan has visited his former primary school in Bishopstown to talk about efforts being made by UNICEF to eradicate polio in the next 4 years. The Munster and Ireland lock is a UNICEF ambassador and recently returned from a four-day fact finding trip to Nigeria. O’Callaghan was “in […]

Murphys and Beamish sponsor Cork GAA

Murphys and Beamish sponsor Cork GAA

20th March 2014 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Murphy’s Stout and Beamish Stout are pleased to announce a multi-year partnership with the Cork GAA Senior Hurling and Football teams under the title of ‘Proud Partner’. The relationship between the two stouts and Cork GAA initially goes back as far as 1891, when Murphy’s founder James J […]

[Video] Cork City FC begin 30th Anniversary Season

6th March 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie St. Patrick’s Athletic v Turner’s Cross. Premier Division. 7th March 2014 (i.e. tomorrow). Kick-Off 7.45 pm Cork City FC will begin their 30th anniversary season with a repeat of the final game of last season, as they welcome the champions, St. Patrick’s Athletic, to Turner’s Cross. Watch the […]

Tonight’s Greyhound Racing at Curraheen Park

21st February 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie This week’s racing kicks off on tonight with 10 races on the card. On Friday night we have the final of The Curraheen Park A5 525 Stake with €900 and a trophy for the winner. The likely favourite here is Master Ace owned by Liam Lane from Inniscarra, […]