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40th anniversary of Cork City FC marked with civic reception

City Hall, Cork was the venue on Thursday, February 8th where a civic reception was hosted for Cork City FC, to mark their 40th anniversary year. A host of friends, sponsors, staff and the two senior...

Blackwater Motors Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles announces official partnership with Cork LGFA

Blackwater Motors Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, are thrilled to announce its official partnership with the Cork Ladies Gaelic Football Association (LGFA) for a fourth consecutive season. As part of this exciting collaboration, Blackwater Motors Group has...

Fermoy Golf Club preparing for the season ahead

While we ease our way back into golf after the winter break, the emphasis here is on the word ease, as with any break from golf with too little activity it is important to...

Local teacher hoping to make waves in Qatar

A teacher from Presentation Secondary School in Mitchelstown is preparing to represent Ireland at the upcoming World Masters Swimming Championships, which take place in Doha, Qatar, at the end of the month. Claire O’Connell, a...

Plenty competitive bite to parish league finals

Shelia Flynn Park was the venue on Saturday last for the inaugural Kilworth Celtic FC Parish Champions League finals. The competition commenced in early January and gathered approx. 60 participants, boys and girls from...

Ireland’s 2024 UEFA Nations League fixtures confirmed

Ireland will begin their 2024 UEFA Nation League campaign with a home clash against England in September after UEFA confirmed all fixtures for their upcoming Group B2 games. The Boys in Green were drawn in...

AI and Data Analytics Revolutionising Sport

The EY event 'Game Changers: AI and Data Analytics Revolutionising Sport', held in Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork late last week, featured some of Ireland's premier coaches and athletes discussing how AI and data analytics...

29 players from Cork attend GPA Rookie Camp

29 players from Cork were among 370 players new inter-county panel members who attended the GPA’s 2024 Season of Rookie Camps which were held in Belfast, Cork, Dublin and Sligo over the last six weeks. This...

FAI encourages more people to take up the whistle in 2024

The No Ref No Game campaign launched initially in 2022, focusing on respect for referees and to tackling inappropriate behaviour directed towards match officials across the game. In 2023, 703 referees were trained on the...

National league launches, as new research into support for female sport unveiled

More than half (59%) of the population admit they have never attended a live female sporting event, compared to just over a quarter (29%) having never attended a live men’s event. The figures come as new research that...

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