Mark picked at #5 for Wexford Qualifier

Mark Ellis has been moved from full back to a more accustomed role as wing back for tomorrow’s Hurling Qualifier Round 2 against Wexford in Thurles tomorrow (Saturday) evening at 5pm.

The match is live on Sky Sports 1 TV, and, live on C103 radio, as well as updates on social media.

The Cork team for the game is here on

Preview: Donal O’Grady on tactics to stop Alan Cadogan Come on the Rebels !!!

Kevin Crowley has been ruled out of the footballers with a hamstring injury [*]

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Death Notice: Noreen Long (née Murphy), Inches

On 6th July 2016 at her home in the presence of her family, NOREEN (nee Murphy), Inches, Rathmore, beloved wife of Tim (Christy) and dear mother of Geraldine (Lucey), Lisa (Fleming) and Timothy. Daughter of the late Maureen and Dan (Dandy). Deeply regretted by her husband, daughters, son, brothers Michael and John, daughter-in-law Paula (Whyte), sons-in-law John and Anthony, grandchildren, Jack, Conor, Ciara and Michael, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at St Joseph’s Church, Rathmore on Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 4pm followed by burial to Knocknagree Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations to Palliative Care. [read more …] “Death Notice: Noreen Long (née Murphy), Inches”

Michelle qualifies for the European 3000m Steeplechase Final

2016-07-08 Michelle Finn running in the European Athletics ChampionshipsWell done to Michelle Finn today on a fantastic run in the semi-final of the 3000m Steeplechase at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam. She finished 4th in her heat to qualify for the final in a seasonal best time of 9:45:93

You can watch the race below:

The final is on Sunday at 4:15pm.
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Death Notice: Nora Lucey

Nora Lucey nee Kelleher-800Nora Lucey née Kelleher (London and originally from the Station Road) passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 2nd July 2016. Dearly beloved wife of the late Owen Lucey of Tooreenbawn. A wonderful mother to John and Breida. Loving and caring Grandmother and great Grandmother. Sadly missed by her son in law, nieces, nephews, brother in law and sister in law. Also her family in New Zealand, and her many friends.

Removal to Our Lady help of Christian’s church, Lady Margaret road, London NW5 on the 18th July at 7pm. Funeral mass 19th July at 11 am followed by burial at St Pancras Cemetery, East Finchley. Together again with her darling Owen. May she rest in peace. [read more …] “Death Notice: Nora Lucey”