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, […]

Cork City FC sign Mark O’Sullivan.

31st Janaury 2014 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork City are pleased to announce the signing of Mark O’Sullivan. The 30 year old, who had a brief spell with City in 2010, has enjoyed much success with Avondale United, winning four FAI Intermediate Cups. O’Sullivan has also been capped at amateur level by the Republic of […]

[Audio] Jeremy Irons is honorary Corkman

[Audio] Jeremy Irons is honorary Corkman

17th January 2014 By David O’Sullivan http://twitter.com/david_osullivan The Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons has been made an ‘honorary’ Corkman The 65 year old English actor has lived in West Cork since the late 1990’s when he bought and then restored Kilcoe Castle outside Ballydehob. ‘Now I’m an honorary Corkman I am not quite such a blow […]

[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 […]