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Cork SportsAbility Week 2019

About Cork SportsAbility Week 2019: 

Cork SportsAbility Week takes place from 6th - 13th April 2019.

This year as part of our aim to promote and increase awareness of sport and physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities, we are promoting a number of local opportunities for people with disabilities. This presents a fantastic opportunity for children and adults with disabilities to try sports and activities with local clubs in a supportive environment. 

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Event Types: 

This year Cork SportsAbility Week is promoting a number of different event types as part of our schedule. These include:

Event Types:
Event Description:  Suitable for: 
Come & Try Event Suitable for people with disabilities to come and try out a sport or physical activity. 
Spectator Event

Suitable for people who would like to attend and a disability sports event as a spectator. 

Inclusive Event This is an open event and suitable for anyone who has an interest in sport, you can attend as a participant or a spectator. 
Training And Education  Suitable for people who would like to upskill in the area of disability and inclusion. 
Cork SportsAbility Week Event Schedule:
Saturday 6th April
Event Type of Event  Venue Time Contact Details
Cork SportsAbility Day Come & Try Event Mardyke Arena, UCC  11:00 - 2:00pm

Name: Kate Feeney

Email: kfeeney@corksports.ie or call 021-4347096

Wheelchair Basketball National Senior League Tournament Spectator Event 'Come & See' Ursulines Secondary School, Blackrock   10.30am - 5:00pm 

Name: Paul Ryan IWA Sport

Email: paul.ryan@iwa.ie

Sunday 7th April 
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details:
Wheelchair Basketball Junior Blitz Series  Spectator Event 'Come & See'

Ursulines Secondary School, Blackrock  


 9.30am - 4:00pm

Name: Paul Ryan IWA Sport

Email: paul.ryan@iwa.ie

Munster Special Olympics Artistic Gymnastics  Spectator Event Douglas Gymnastics Club  2.00pm -4.00pm 

Name: Brendan O' Mahony



Badminton Inclusion Blitz Inclusive Event  Nagle Community College, Mahon, Cork 9:30-12:30pm

Name: Hilary Doonan

To book phone: 087 9850760

Email: h.doonan@ucc.ie 


Monday 8th April 
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Swim A Mile Challenge Inclusive Event  Leisure World Churchfield 1:00-2.00pm 

Name: Susan Murphy

To book email: MurphyS@cope-foundation.ie




(for children with physical disabilities) 

Come & Try Event  Cork Acro Gymnastics Club, Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate. 


Name: Clare Sheehan 

To book email: 


Football For All  Workshop, Download poster HERE Training and Education Ringmahon Rangers  6.30-9.00pm 

Name: Nick Harrison 

To book email: nick.harrsion@fai.ie 


Tuesday 9th April 
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Outdoor Gym Programme  Come & Try Event Fairfield Park  11.00-1.00pm 

Name: Cathal Geraghty 

To book call: 0214347096 or

Email: cgeraghty@corksports.ie 

Gymnastics (for children with intellectual or sensory disabilities)  Come & Try Event Cork Acro Gymnastics Club, Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate  3.00-3.45pm 

Name: Clare Sheehan 

To book email: corkacrocarrigtwohill@gmail.com 

Cork City FC Amputee Football Demo Game Spectator Event Cope Foundation, Montenotte  6.00pm 

Name: Christopher McDermott



Disability Awareness Training  Training and Education James O Keeffe Institute, Newmarket  6.30-8.30pm 

Name: Jacinta Carroll 

To book email: 



Wednesday 10th April
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Run, Walk or Roll 5km for Youths Inclusive Event River Park The Glen  1.00pm 

Name: Claire Hurley 

Email: churley@corksports.ie

Click HERE to register


Beech Hill Table Tennis Open Session Come & Try Event  Cope Foundation, Montenotte 7.30-8.30pm 

Name: Eoin Kelly 

To book email: eoin.kelly@nln.ie 

Leisurely Walk (in line with 100 Days of Walking)  Inclusive Event  The Lough  6.30pm 

Name: Claire Hurley 

To register click HERE


Thursday 11th April
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Unlimited Road Bowling 

Come & Try Event 

St. Finbarrs GAA, Togher  12.15-1.15pm 

Name: Kate Feeney 

To book email: kfeeney@corksports.ie 

Adapted Tag Rugby  Come & Try Event  Mallow GAA Club, Mallow  2.30pm 

Name: Paula Reilly 

To book email: 


Multi Activity Sports Club  Come & Try Session  Colaiste Stiofain Naofa Sports Hall, Ballyphehane, Cork  7-8pm 

Name: Noel Donovan 

Call 087 6309819

Rowing For All  Come & Try Event Cork Boat Club  8.00-9.00pm

Name: Lisa Hayes

To book email: lhayes@corksports.ie


Friday 12th April
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Cork Taekwon-Do Come & Try Event Kilnagleary Business Park, Carrigaline 

Ages 3-7yrs 6.15pm

Ages 7-12yrs 7.00pm 

Teens & Adults 8.00pm

Name: Pat Barry 

Contact: patbarrytkd@gmail.com



Saturday 13th April
Event Type of Event Venue Time Contact Details
Disability Inclusion Training Training & Eductaion  Scoil Bernadette, Montenotte  10.00-4.00pm 

Email: kfeeney@corksports.ie

To register click HERE

Ballincollig Park Run (Guide Runners Available) Inclusive Event  Regional Park  9.30am 

Name: Proinnsias O' Keeffe

Email: pokeeffe@eircom.net

Rebel Wheelers Come & Try 'Easter Egg Hunt'  


Come & Try  COPE Foundation  11.00-12.30pm 

Name: Máire Marshall

Contact: 087 2222204 

Email: rebelwheelers@gmail.com


For More Information please contact:
  • Name: Kate Feeney (Sports Inclusion Disability Officer)
  • Phone: 021 4347096
  • Email: kfeeney@corksports.ie


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