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Ronan Milner guides CIT to All-Ireland success

by John Bohane CARBERY Rangers clubman Ronan Milner managed the CIT Fresher 2 footballers to All-Ireland final success recently following their four-point win achieved against DUC at their home grounds in Bishopstown.

Skibbereen school runners-up in All-Ireland debating final

THE senior debating team from Mercy Heights Secondary School, Skibbereen ( left to right ) Máire Treas Ní Chochláin, Helen Ní Chochláin and Aisling Nic Gearailt (captain ), runners-up at the All-Ireland Final of Comórtas Díospóireachta an Phiarsaigh 2016, pictured along with their teachers, Áine Ní Ghlinn, writer and guest speaker, and Antoine Ó Coileáin, Gael Linn CEO. This annual debating competition, organised by Gael Linn for second level schools

Cork Nippers win All Ireland

A TEAM of 40 “Nippers”, who recently qualified at the Munster Final in Fermoy, represented Cork at the All Ireland Life Saving Championships at Leisure Land, Galway recently. Competition was strong with more than 200 competitors from counties Cork, Clare, Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow, Dublin, Louth, Kilkenny, Donegal, Sligo and Mayo taking part.

Kenmare Wins All Ireland Pride of Place Award

by Stephen Johnson KENMARE won an All Ireland Pride of Place Award at a ceremony held in Ennis, Co. Clare last Saturday evening Kenmare won the award for the category of towns with a population of 1,500-4,000. The IPB Pride of Place competition, which began in 2003, focuses about people coming together to shape, change and improve daily lives in their communities. In presenting the trophy to group of Kenmare

Louth are 2014 All Ireland chowder champs

Pictured in Kinsale at The 4th All Ireland Chowder Cook Off in Actons Hotel at the weekend were Aimee Hanlon, Dymphna Fitzpatrick, Arunas Jokubauskas, Danny Fitzpatrick, Aidan Digney and Janine Kennaghan from the overall winners Fitzpatrick’s Bar & Restaurant, Dundalk. Pic: John Allen            

All Ireland success for Kilmacsimon Rowing Club

28 crews from Kilmacsimon Rowing Club travelled to Carnlough, Co. Antrim on the weekend of August 23rd to 25th and took part in the 21s tAnnual All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships.  361 crews from 35 clubs from all over the coast of Ireland competed for medals in the highest level in their sport. A most enjoyable weekend culminated in an impressive haul of medals for the club, winning a total

Cork Captain has best of West Cork support

WEST Cork may not be known as a hurling stronghold but when Cork take to the field in this year’s All Ireland Hurling Final some of the loudest roars of support will be coming from West Cork supporters cheering on Cork captain Patrick Cronin who has deep West Cork roots.   Patrick, also known as “Pa” comes from good Skibbereen stock with dad Dermot Cronin and grandfather Pat before him

All Ireland success for West Cork pipe band

THE young members of West Cork’s St. Patricks youth pipe band travelled to Derry recently for the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships.   They played in the competition against more than 20 bands in their grade. The sun shone brightly on the happy group as they played their competition set comprising of four march tempo tunes, for the four adjudicators in the competition arena shortly after midday. The band performed

All Ireland success for Bantry Athletes

DUE to illnesses, only three athletes travelled to Co. Wexford for the uneven ages All-Ireland Cross Country Championships, but all three came away with medals.   Darragh McElhinney finished fifth in the boy’s under 13 race, to claim an individual medal, and was the first Munster finisher, to help Cork win the inter-county Gold, and Munster to win the Inter-Provincial Gold.

Courtmac to host All-Ireland Coastal Rowing next year

COURTMACSHERRY Rowing Club has been confirmed as the location for the 2012 All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships. The club hosted the Cork County finals in July this year with great success. The event will see teams from across the country converge on Courtmac on the weekend of August 25th next year for two days of racing at Broad Strand. As many as 30 crews are expected to take part in the