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IJKA World Shotokan Karate Championships to be hosted in Cork next month

Competitors from more than 25 countries will descend on Cork next month for the 2017 World Shotokan Karate Open Championships will be held in UCC’s Mardyke Arena. Supported by Fáilte Ireland, the event will take...

Second half showing secures Munster final spot for Rebels

By Séamus Barrett Cork 1-10 Tipperary 1-9 The record books will state two championship wins from two games for Peadar Healy’s Cork in 2017. The reality isn’t quite so reassuring for those of a Rebel persuasion...

Remembering the Fordson Factory – winners of the Free State Cup in 1926

The Republic of Ireland men’s international football team were in Cork recently for a training camp at Fota Island Resort in preparation ahead of the team’s key World Cup qualifying game at the Aviva Stadium...

Michael to represent Ireland at upcoming Transplant Games

Michael Kiely from Kilglass, Mitchelstown will take part in his first ever Transplant Games in Malaga, Spain later this month, representing Transplant Team Ireland in the 50-59 age category. He will be competing in the golf...

Joan vows to train even harder after winning her age category in Cork City...

Joan Ennis, a member of Grange Fermoy AC, finished an impressive 3rd in the ladies section at Sunday's Cork City Marathon and first in the over 50 ladies age category, but has vowed to...

Kevin Barrett making his mark with Saracens

A man with family connections to Mitchelstown is making a name for himself as strength and conditioning coach at current European Champions Saracens. Kevin Barrett is a son of Mary Barrett and the late Mark...

Castletownroche’s Leah impresses at World Series event

At just 18 years old, trailblazer Leah Maunsell took second place in the women’s U21 category at the Coillte Emerald Enduro, the 4th round of the Enduro World Series (EWS), at Carrick Mountain in...

Former Fermoy cyclist celebrates team win at An Post Rás

Robert Jon McCarthy, who cycled with Fermoy Cycling Club in his early teens, is celebrating his team’s win at the An Post Rás 2017 last weekend. Robert’s team-mate on the UK-based JLT Condor team, James...

Footballers reach the East Cork semi-final

Castlelyons 0-13 Aghada 2-02 Our footballers have advanced to the final of the Michael O’Connor Motor Factors East Cork Junior A semi-final by virtue of a convincing win over Aghada last Friday evening. The game...

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