[Audio] Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of the Year 2013

[Audio] Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of the Year 2013

17th January 2014, Friday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan World Race Walk Champion Rob Heffernan was named Cork Person of the Year at the Cork Person of the Year Gala Awards Lunch, the 21st year of the event. The world 50km champion received a standing ovation from the 250 guests at the function, held at the […]

Fota Island Golf Resort to host Irish Open

Fota Island Golf Resort to host Irish Open

13th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Mayor of County Cork is delighted that Fota Island Golf Resort had secured the contract to host the Irish Open golf tournament in June. Fota Island Resort, which was recently purchased by Chinese investors The Kang Group Worldwide. Mayor of County Cork Cllr Noel O’Connor (FG) Welcoming […]

Sports Capital Programme goes digital

Sports Capital Programme goes digital

11th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie In another sign that the pen and paper is on the way out the Sports Capital Programme has also gone digital, so clubs must now apply online in a new system called OSCAR (Online Sports Capital Register). Sports organistions should also take note that this will be the […]

New Captain for Cork City FC

8th January 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City manager John Caulfield has confirmed the appointment of John Dunleavy as Cork City captain for the 2014 season. Discussing the appointment, Caulfield explained that he believes Dunleavy’s personality is ideally suited to the role: “He is a fantastic leader, he has a great attitude and he […]

Success for local man at Cork Racecourse Mallow

4th December 2014 By Tony Smyth news@TheCork.ie There was a meeting at Cork Racecourse Mallow today, in spite of the bad forecast! Fermoy trainer David Fenton tasted success at his local track as Avondhu Lady scored under Bryan Cooper. The 6-4 favourite landed the McCarthy Insurance Group Mares’ Handicap Hurdle by four and a half […]

This week at Curraheen Park

19th December 2013 By TheCork.ie Sports Reporter news@TheCork.ie This week’s racing kicks off today with The Cork GOBA Thursday Night Special with €300 for the winner. We also have the first round heats of The Droopys Stud S3-S4 Stake with €500 and a trophy for the winner on the night of the final. Friday night […]

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

Ski slope to be built in Cork City (well… the Northern suburbs)

12th December 2013, 11pm Thursday By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan It’s NOT an April fools joke… Cork City is to get it’s own ski slope! The Government have sanctioned a 21-thousand euro grant under the “Sports Nation Initiative” for an artificial ski slope at the “Glen Resource Centre” The Northside ski slope will be 30 metres […]

Top Olympic Coach tells Cork audience about Strenght and Conditioning

29th November 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Today the Mardyke Arena UCC, is hosting a one day Workshop presented by Mark Jarvis, Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach for the English Institute of Sport,  entitled ‘Strength & Conditioning: Practical Lessons from the Elite Environment’ Mark has been working as an elite strength and conditioning coach since […]

Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of Month

21 November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie 50K racewalking champion of the world Rob Heffernan was named November Cork Person of the Month, and his name now goes forward for possible selection as Person of the Year at the 21st Cork Person of the Year awards function on 17th January 2014 next in the Rochestown Park […]

Cork City appoint John Caulfield as manager

5th Novermber 2013 By TheCork.ie news@thecork.ie Cork City Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of John Caulfield as the club’s first team manager. Caulfield, who is the club’s joint-record goal scorer and also holds the club record for appearances, has signed a two year deal with the club. Speaking to CorkCityFC.ie on the […]