Cork City Sports Celebrates 70th Milestone with Prestigious Continental Tour Bronze Event

March 11, 2024

Cork City Sports, one of Ireland's most prestigious athletic events, announced its 70th Meet with a Continental Tour Bronze event on Friday last. Scheduled to take place at the MTU Area on Tuesday, July 9th, this year's meet promises to be one of the most exciting yet, and will feature top athletes from around the world competing in this Olympic year. Run Republic reached out to the people at Cork City Sports to learn more. 

For over 70 years, Cork City Sports has had a long-standing tradition of excellence in athletics, attracting elite athletes and spectators alike from across the globe. The event has served as a platform for both established stars and up-and-coming talent to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level.

"We are thrilled to be celebrating our 70th anniversary this year," said Tony O’Connell, Chairman of Cork City Sports. "Over the past seven decades, Cork City Sports has become synonymous with excellence in athletics, and we are honoured to continue that tradition by hosting this Continental Tour Bronze event."

"We have some exciting plans in store to make this year's event truly memorable for everyone involved," said O’Connell. "Whether you are a die-hard athletics fan or just looking for a fun day out with the family, there will be something for everyone to enjoy at the 70th Cork City Sports."

"Irish athletics is going through a golden era of high performance athletes and we hope to be able to showcase these stars in front of Irish athletics fans in Cork on July 9th" said Joe Hartnett, Meeting Director.

Tickets for the event will go on sale soon, with further details to be announced in the coming weeks. For more information and updates, visit the Cork City Sports website at