Ronan O’Gara testimonal dinner Cork tonight

24th October 2013, Tuesday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie 840 people will break bread with Ronan O’Gara tonight in Cork City Hall. The rugby legend is holding a testimonial dinner “The demand for tickets underlines the remarkably high esteem in which Munster, Ireland and Lions legend O’Gara is held, says organising committee chair,” Michael O’Flynn. […]

Cork Boxer in action tonight in London

20th July 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie In BOXING… Cork’s Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan will defend his W-B-O International Middleweight title against unbeaten UK middleweight Billy Joe Saunders tonight [Saturday] O’Sullivan – from Mahon – is 29 and sees his 23 year old opponent as a “boy”, but in the UK Saunders is a “rising […]

AUDIO: Former Nemo Rangers GAADouglas site for sale

AUDIO: Former Nemo Rangers GAADouglas site for sale

7 March 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The former grounds of Nemo Rangers GAA club in Cork is up for sale. The 6-point-85 acre site on the Douglas Road has a guide price of 2.85 million euro – and includes a three-storey end of terrace Victorian house. Nemo Rangers moved to new premises and […]

SPORT: Big fight for Cork boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan in London

4 July 2012 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Unbeaten Irish BUI Middleweight Champion Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan from Mahon, Cork will be fighting for the WBO International Middleweight Title on Saturday 14th July 2012 at Upton Park Stadium in London, England. Spike’s opponent on the night will be Manchester fighter Mathew Hall, and their title fight will […]

Basketball Ireland Weekly Preview

28th December 2011 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie UCC Demons and Bord Gais Neptune will go head to head in a mouth watering Nivea for Men’s SuperLeague Cork derby at the Neptune Stadium on Thursday night. In another derby clash 11890 Killester will be hoping to avenge their defeat at the hands of DCU Saints […]

First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

18 January 2011 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie LifeFM received the award from the Football Association Of Ireland for their commitment to reporting women’s soccer. As well as regular show’s dedicated to the game locally, the station also sent reporters to a number of matches recently to report live from the games, including the European Women’s […]

EQUESTRIAN NEWS: Cork’s Billy Twomey secures fifth place in Italy

EQUESTRIAN NEWS: Cork’s Billy Twomey secures fifth place in Italy

7 November 2010 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork born Billy Twomey took a fifth place in the World Cup Qualifier competition at Verona’s five-star show in Italy today (Sunday), recording one of just seven double clear rounds in a 40-strong starting field. Riding Sue Davies’s mare ‘Tinka’s’ Serenade’, which he piloted to 11th place at […]

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