Top for sport in West Cork

One of the most popular players to ever pull on the Republic of Ireland jersey will be part of the Liverpool Legends squad to take on Drinagh Rangers Legends in July.

Sweet success for Ballymartle

14:05 Fri 29 May 2015

Second half comeback sees them overtake Glen Rovers

We all felt we knew Bill

12:02 Fri 29 May 2015

The Last Word by Ger McCarthy

Published: 09:59 Fri 29 May 2015
Hands on: O'Donovan Rossa's Donal Óg Hodnett blocks a shot from Clonakilty's Dave O'Regan during the Cork SFC round two game at Rosscarbery on Sunday.

Shell-shocked Clonakilty were slow to air their views in the aftermath of their second heavy defeat in the county senior football championship - a comprehensive 2-15 to 0-10 beating by Skibbereen side O'Donovan Rossa in Rosscarbery on Sunday afternoon.

Published: 09:00 Mon 25 May 2015
Gary O'Donovan

He's heading to the European Rowing Championships representing Ireland next week but it might surprise you to learn that Skibbereen rower Gary O'Donovan (22), a man well used to water, is a terrible fisher. We kid you not

Published: 17:55 Sun 24 May 2015
Ronnie Whelan

The 53-year-old former Republic of Ireland and Liverpool legend turned RT pundit, Ronnie Whelan, took a few moments out of his hectic schedule in West Cork on Monday to provide The Southern Star with a West Cork Minute on his life and times. Ronnie reveals his most treasured item of clothing and wish to become a racehorse.

Published: 13:00 Sun 24 May 2015
Ray Houghton

FIVE Liverpool FC legends will strut their stuff on West Cork soil this summer to prove that class really is permanent.

Published: 17:46 Sat 23 May 2015
Bandon JAHC

Preview of South West JAHC round one game between Bandon and Kilbree on Saturday, May 23rd,in Barryroe

Published: 13:00 Sat 23 May 2015
Donal Lyons

Kieran McCarthy gets the view from the Clonakilty camp ahead of Sunday's Cork SFC round two derby clash against O'Donovan Rossa, in Rosscarbery, at 3.30pm (extra-time if necessary)

Published: 16:00 Fri 22 May 2015
Billy Steals

DUBLIN-BASED driver Billy Roche stole the headlines when he recorded a treble on the opening fixture of the ITHRF summer racing season at the splendid Inchydoney Beach races on Sunday.

Published: 19:09 Thu 21 May 2015
John Caulfield head

Check out Cork City's injury news ahead of visit of Shamrock Rovers to Turners Cross on Friday night.


Published: 17:07 Tue 19 May 2015
Cork v galway ladies

Cork won the ladies' national football league Division 1 final against Galway, 0-14 to 1-10, on Saturday. Enjoy this slideshow of an evening to remember

Published: 09:02 Mon 18 May 2015
Ashling Thompson

Living at home in Newtownshandrum and playing with her club Milford, Cork's senior camogie captain Ashling Thompson (25) is a Rebel fanatic, but she does have a soft spot for Kusadasi after her escapades there on holidays.

Published: 13:00 Mon 25 May 2015
Boston to Bluid

THERE was a lotto luck involved in a sequence of events that resulted in the great grandson of a Castlehaven emigrant visiting the area in April to reconnect with family members.

Published: 22:18 Sun 24 May 2015
Kevin Davis

O'Donovan Rossa blew away fellow West Cork club Clonakilty to reach the last sixteen of the Cork county senior football championship at sun-kissed Rosscarbery on Sunday afternoon.

Published: 16:00 Sun 24 May 2015
Great Strides

UCC were the only non-Airtricity League club left in the competition, underlining the massive strides made by the college over the past number of seasons under the tutelage of Noel Healy and his coaching team, which includes former West Cork Schoolboys' Kennedy Cup coach Conor Uhl.

Published: 11:33 Sun 24 May 2015
Alan O'Connor, St Colum's

Preview of St Colum's v St Mary's in the South West junior A hurling championship


Published: 13:00 Sat 23 May 2015
Alan Tanner

Kieran McCarthy chats to O'Donovan Rossa manager Shane Crowley ahead of Sunday's Cork SFC round two derby clash against Clonakilty, in Rosscarbery.

Published: 09:30 Sat 23 May 2015
Jamie Wall

Media students from Mary I in Limerick have produced this emotional documentary that tells the story of Kilbrittain's Jamie Wall, who was paralysed last year after developing an abscess on his spine

Published: 13:00 Fri 22 May 2015
Sprinter Scott

ON a day which saw 15 records broken at the GloHealth Munster Schools' Track and Field Championships at CIT, no doubt one of the performances of the meeting was the senior 400m run of Scott Gibson from Bandon Grammar School.

Published: 13:00 Mon 18 May 2015
Ruthann Sheahan

Cork City Marathon Ambassador Ruthann Sheahan chats to Kieran McCarthy about her next big adventure, Greek history, the Valley of the Moons and much more

Published: 20:31 Sun 17 May 2015
Jack O'Mahony

Mixed results for Clonakilty and Valley Rovers in their county U21 A football quarter-finals.

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