Sports Archive

Swimming the distance for Special Olympics Ireland

Two young Cork girls are set to swim the distance from England to France in an effort to raise funds for Special Olympics Ireland volunteers at this year’s World Summer Games. As 88 Special Olympics athletes from all over Ireland will travel to Los Angeles in July to compete in the games, volunteers will no doubt be needed to support them.  Taking on their own Olympic

Hold your horses! Top international show jumpers come to Cork!

The Underwriting Exchange Limited’s Jumping in the City series takes place at Cork Greyhound Stadium this June For the first time Cork Greyhound Stadium is set to be transformed into a show jumping arena to welcome world-class Irish show jumpers and their horses to Cork for one night only on Friday, 12th June.  The Underwriting Exchange Limited’s

Special Olympics Collection Day.

eircom Special Olympics Collection Day Takes to the Streets of Cork Join the eircom and Special Olympics Ireland Team for an action-packed Collection day on Friday 24th April! Thursday 16th April 2015: eircom and Special Olympics Ireland are delighted to announce details of Collection Day 2015. A celebration event will take place on Friday 24th April from 7am –

Cork to Host 2015 Powerlifting National Championships

Over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of February Cork will play host to the strongest men and women in the country as the Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association (IDFPA) Single Lift National Championships takes place in the Cork Institute of Technology Sports Hall. The championships is set to be the biggest national competition

Football for All

John Moore of Moore’ Jewellers in Carrigaline presenting a set of Jerseys for the Carrigaline United Football for All team recently to club Chairman Willie Walsh. Pictured are some of the children from the team (l-r): Ronan O’Shea, Ronan Kenny, Aisling Harrington, Darragh Twomey, Isabelle O’Shea, Martin Healy and Eoin Doyle. Also pictured is Carrigaline

Cork to Host 2015 Powerlifting National Championships

Over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of February Cork will play host to the strongest men and women in the country as the Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association (IDFPA) Single Lift National Championships takes place in the Cork Institute of Technology Sports Hall. The championships is set to be the biggest national competition

Tennis at Garryduff

Garryduff is a hive of activity on the Tennis Scene with a six week course of Tennis Coaching for Adults just about to start.  A few places still remain at both Intermediate and Beginner Level. Tuesday’s 7:15pm – 8:30pm Coaching for Beginners Starting 17th February.  A beginner is defined as someone taking up tennis for the

Cork Ladies Honoured for All-Ireland Wins

LADIES HONOURED FOR CORK ALL-IRELAND WINS Anna Geary, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Camogie Team and Briege Corkery, Captain of the Cork Senior Ladies Football Team received Cork Persons of the Month Awards to mark their All-Ireland wins this year.  The girls’ names now go forward, together with the other Persons of Month chosen

Triton Showers to Sponsor National Rally Championship

Triton Showers are delighted to announce their title sponsorship of the Irish National Rally Championship. The first of a three year deal comes into effect in 2015, which will also herald the introduction of a new biennial rota for the series. Just weeks after the culmination of this year’s championship that concluded a glorious chapter

More Sport for this week’s Issue

Douglas Camogie Club 10 and are available from any member of the U14 panel, U14 mentors, or text myself Mary on 085703385 they will also be available at the door on the night. There will also be a raffle on the night with some fantastic prizes Please note this is an over 18′s event only Congratulations