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World Champion visits St Colman’s College in Fermoy

World Champion Rob Heffernan was in Fermoy last Friday and gave a talk to students in St Colman’s College, ahead of his trip with Team Ireland to Rio de Janeiro. Rob is gearing up to...

Coláiste girls set the standard

Coláiste an Chraoibhín, Fermoy 22 — Doneraile 4 Our 1st year girls completed their first ever competitive basketball match with a win against Doneraile. Although there were nerves in the beginning, the longer the game progressed...

Fermoy Lionesses unlucky against Shannon/Nenagh

Fermoy Lionesses played Shannon/Nenagh in a league match on Sunday. On a damp day Fermoy started very strong with the forwards applying pressure, the ball went out the backs who made great ground. As the pressure...

Fermoy powerlifter rounds off 2015 with overall national title

Fermoy’s John Rice rounded off an excellent year by claiming the overall powerlifting title in the Masters’ section for 2015 in the Irish Drug Free Powerlifting Association. The all-conquering 67-year-old topped the pile for 2015,...

D’hillbillies Mud Run 2016 raises €15,400 for Mercy Cancer Care Centre

Following another hugely successful D’hillbillies Mud Run in Mitchelstown in mid October, the organisers were delighted to have raised a phenomenal €15,400 for cancer services at The Mercy University Hospital Cork. Together with Curraghagalla Community...

‘My Murphy’ connections end up in Winner’s Enclosure

Conna and the surrounding area has a brilliant strike rate when it comes to landing feature races and My Murphy’s recent success in the Goffs Thyestes Chase at Gowran Park triggered off massive celebrations...

Four winners for David O’Meara, as Week 51 proves fruitful

WEEK 51: MONDAY, 14 DEC. – SUNDAY, 20 DECEMBER Another 12 winners to report on from Avondhu area locals based in the UK. David O'Meara, took the honours last week with 4 winners, he was...

Kilfinane man is Ireland’s top scorer at World Cup

Chairman of Kilfinane Athletic Club Vincent O’Donnell, is just back from Australia having representing Ireland in the mixed senior squad category at the Tag Rugby World Cup held from December 4th – 6th. This year...

Thomas hands over cheque after high-altitude marathon

In September we reported how Thomas Fitzgibbon from Glanworth who had never run a high-altitude marathon previously, would be the only Irishman attempting to complete the Tenzing Hillary Everest marathon in the Himalayas. The event...

Galbally’s John Kiely is Manager of the Year

John Kiely from Galbally secured the prestigious Manager of the Year accolade in the 2015 Munster GAA Awards last Saturday night at a gala dinner in Dromoland Castle, Co Clare. With a long and successful...

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