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Defender Michael McSweeney will be part of John Caulfield’s plans at Turner’s Cross next season after agreeing new terms with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division runners up. The former UCC and Mervue United man made an impact for the Leesiders in the second half of the season, and the City boss was delighted to see another player put ink to paper.

“Michael kept...

The Cork County Board and Blackrock National hurling club were amongst those to pay tribute and extend sympathies to the family and friends of the late Venerable Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, who passed away last weekend.

O’Brien steered Cork to two memorable All-Ireland hurling titles in 1984 and 1990, and led UCC to ten Fitzgibbon Cup titles in an eleven-year spell during...

“The fight is won or lost far away from the witnesses, behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road; long before I dance under those lights.” Muhammad Ali’s words come to the mind of Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan when asked to describe the effort he puts in week in week out, away from the cameras.

The Mahon native is the talk of Cork this week...

Western Province centre Pat Howard is set to join Munster Rugby on a three-month contract. The 22-year-old South African will join Munster later in the month subject to passing the normal medical procedures. Due to knee injuries to Keith Earls and Cian Bohane, and the deferred arrival of Tyler Bleyendaal, head coach Anthony Foley has called on the services of Howard to bolster...

Beara competing in the Cork Ladies Basketball League
 
The first basketball team from Beara to compete in the Cork Ladies Basketball League will play their second home game of the season in Castletownbere this weekend. Last month, 13 girls from the Beara Peninsula made history, with the Under 16 girls team entered in the C League and playing their first match against...

The feature event at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium this weekend is a stake valued at €1,000. Along with the Friends of Ballyclough 525 Stake tomorrow night Saturday, there will 10 other fully-sponsored races on the night.

Ballyclough GAA Club's Night At The Dogs is the first of a number of fundraising events planned over the next coming years for the club. Tickets are...

Cork City FC's John Kavanagh, Rob Lehane and Kevin O’Brien have both signed back with the club for 2015. Midfielder Gavan Holohan has also joined City after a season with Drogheda United.

Twenty-year-old Kavanagh said he has high hopes for the coming season, stating: “There’s nowhere else I want to be. The season we had last year was terrific, and hopefully...

The lights for the track at Clondrohid are to be turned on next week. The facility at Garranenagappul, Macroom will see floodlights switched on this Monday, November 17th from 6pm to 8pm, subject to connection to the network. The schedule for the week ahead will see the lights turned on from 6.30pm to 8.30pm, with a €2 fee for use of the track during this...

Saddle up for this year's cracker of a charity cycle. Last year over 200 cyclists togged out in their best festive gear, and took the scenic route through west Cork for the Christmas Cracker Cycle to raise money for charity. This year, organisers are hoping for an even greater response, and the event - in aid of Marymount University Hospital & Hospice and Laura Lynn...

All-Ireland champions Cork dominated this year’s Camogie All-Stars team. Cork centre-back Gemma O’Connor and wing-forward Jennifer O’Leary collected eight All-Star awards, while dual stars Rena Buckley and Briege Corkery were also rewarded for their displays in a season which saw the Rebels win their 25th All-Ireland title. Cork...

Forty-five Cork hurlers and 45 footballers are in contention to be recognised for their excellence in the senior championships this season. The third annual Reardens Club All-Star awards takes place on Monday, November 10th at 7.30pm, which will also see a hurler and a hootballer of the year selected along with a camogie player and ladies footballer of the year. 

Players...

Twenty-four Cork youths are to represent the county at the Youth Darts national five-a-side Inter-County Challenge Cup and Shield this weekend. The country’s top youth teams from Dublin, Waterford, Tipperary, Clare, Kerry and Laois are all travelling to Brian Dillons GAA clubhouse tomorrow, Saturday, to compete. Cork will have four teams in the ...

The Glanmire leaders of the Women’s Premier League will face into another game this weekend. Team Montenotte Hotel will play Killester at Upper Glanmire Sports Centre tomorrow, Saturday at 5pm. The unbeaten Cork side are on top of the League after securing a 73-71 win over Meteors at Coláiste Iosagáin last weekend. Although Claire Rockall hit 12 points for TMH,...

Cork City FC's latest signing Karl Sheppard has commended the fans' support last season, adding that he's looking forward to "playing in front of big crowds" at Turner's Cross. The 23-year-old, who joins the club having spent the last number of years at Reading and Shamrock Rovers, stated: "I saw how great the fans were last year; it is a place I want to come to,...

A Carrigaline teenager is to put her best foot forward for charity by walking 200 kilometres from Cork to Carlow. Nineteen-year-old Louise Davin, organiser of the Long Walk Home, and her friend Oisin Murphy, will be completing the full trek in aid of Cork and South East Simon Communities, while a number of friends will also be joining them en route. The walk begins on Tuesday,...

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