Music

Body & Soul 2018: Review

In the run-in to Body & Soul weekend, you’d have been forgiven for being a little weather-beaten. The superlatives for our soaring temperatures were running out, the ‘Ireland is hotter than X’ comments become tiresome. And yet, you silently pleaded it was going to last just a little longer. As Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
Sport

West Cork Rally 2018

The West Cork rally held on 17th and the 18th March 2018 saw an influx of high performance rally cars and car enthusiasts watch on as they navigated the winding country roads. Both stages were Rossmore Stage, at Ahaguilla and Sam’s Cross Stage. Thanks to Michael O’Sullivan/OSM Photo for these outstanding shots Read more…

News

House of Cards tumbling for Spacey?

Production of the latest season of US series ‘House of Cards’ has been halted, its creator Netflix has said. The company along with the show’s producer Media Rights Capital (MRC) announced the decision following allegations of sexual harassment against its co-lead actor Kevin Spacey. The award-winning political drama recently began Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
News

Schools close over Ophelia

Schools in counties across Ireland are set to remain closed on Monday as Hurricane Ophelia prepares to make landfall. Met Éireann has issued a “red alert status” for  Wexford, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford. The Department of Education has, following a meeting with the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning, Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
News

Indictment Of Hollywood Power

For the media world, the accusations regarding Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein are a shock; to the film world, they sadly seemed to come as no great surprise. It has now come to light that the film producer has allegedly left a blazing trail of atrocious behaviour towards women; no Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
News

Who ya gonna Call???

Deerpark CBS in Cork is appealing for help from Ghostbusters after this video shows paranormal activity. At first look the video does look authentic, however I’ve watched enough of mediocre paranormal activity television programs where they do lead you in to believe it is indeed paranormal activity while the Igor Read more…

Boxing

Boxing: Spike VS Quigley

‘Spike looking to keep momentum going Stateside’. Next up for Cork’s Spike O’ Sullivan is a bout against Liverpudlian Nick Quigley in the House of Blues in Boston on 30th September. Spike goes into this one on the back of three wins and will be familiar with the setting for Read more…

By James Leonard, ago
Music

Cork Pirate: Back In the Day

PURE CORK LIKE! It goes without saying,  the city of Cork has changed and evolved over time. In the past 20 years Cork has seen buildings torn down, with new developments built, while some businesses have changed hands, also. For many Corkonians these changes have been the end of an Read more…

By Alan Gould, ago
News

BDSM ordered to take down sign

The Black Dog Saloon & Mezcalaria (BDSM) bar in Cork has been ordered to take down its main sign. Cork City Council have rejected the pub’s application to retain the large retro signage above its door. The striking sign has provoked debate among Cork residents since the bar opened in Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
News

Irish Sign Language Awareness Week

      ISL Awareness Week’ from 16th to 24th September   The Irish Deaf Society (IDS) is calling on the Government to end years of discrimination against those whose first language is Irish Sign Language (ISL) in employment, education, and in access to public services. The organisation has been Read more…

By Michelle Gould, ago
Music

Cork based Rock Band Crojayn

Cork based rock band Crojayn have a string of live performances in the city lined up to mark the release of their new EP. The Cork quartet first made ripples Leeside four years ago, when they began busking on Patrick’s Street to fund their music. In their short career they Read more…

By Ryan O Neill, ago
Cork AUL

Cork AUL/MSL Weekend results

Munster Senior League  Senior Premier Division St Marys 1-2 Rockmount Mayfield United 1-4 Cobh Wanderers Senior 1st Division Ballincollig 0-2 Wilton United Riverstown 1-3 Castleview Killreen Celtic 3-0 Leeside Leeds 2-0 Blarney United Senior 2nd Division Bandon 4-3 Casement Celtic Fermoy 1-0 Ballinhassig Kinsale 3-2 Tramore Ath Mallow United 2-2 Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
Cork AUL

Cork AUL/MSL Weekend Results

Full Weekend Results: MSL RESULTS  Beamish Stout Munster Senior League Senior Premier Division Everton 1-5 Ringmahon Rangers Cobh Wanderers 0-1 St Marys College Corinthians 1-2 Avondale United Rockmount 0-0 Midleton Senior 1st Division Riverstown 0-4 Leeds Blarney United 3-2 Carrigaline United Leeside 3-2 Ballincollig Castleview 1-0 Killreen Celtic Senior 2nd Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
Cork AUL

Cork AUL: Weekend Results

Full Weekend Results: MSL RESULTS Senior Premier Division Everton 0-0 Avondale United Mayfield United 1-3 Ringmahon Rangers Midleton 1-1 College Corinthians Senior 1st Division Douglas Hall 2-0 Riverstown Leeds 2-0 Leeside Carrigaline United 1-0 Wilton United Castleview 2-1 Ballincollig Senior 2nd Division Glasheen 1-7 Park Utd Fermoy 0-0 Tramore Ath Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
Cork In Focus

Cork City to Expand

Back in June of this year the Government-commissioned McKinnon Group published its recommendations. It included the retention of both the Cork City Council and the Cork County Councils. In 2015 the controversial Smiddy Report advocated by 3-2 suggested the amalgamation of both local authorities into one super-authority . A minority report by Read more…

Cork AUL

Junior football is back

With a load of matches played over in the weekend in the lovely Summer rain, it’s finally here, Junior football is back. Before I go through any results I want to send best wishes to Pearce Celtic’s Barry Murphy. He was injured in AUL 1A match versus Cathedral Celtic which Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
News

A Legend ? Birthday Boy Roy

Some United fans love him because he was their Captain during the glory years of the 90s. Some United fans hate him because he walked out on the country during our time of need. Some Liverpool fan actually like him because of his passion and drive. I think he reminds Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
GAA

Cork Ladies lead the way

So its only just over 24 hours before the double header in o Connor Park, Tullamore, Co Offaly with two of the Cork ladies football teams in action. The senior ladies of Cork take on Monaghan at 3.15 pm in their All Ireland Qualifier to keep the 2017 year on Read more…

By Alan Gould, ago
Boxing

Taylor vs. Clarkson

Katie Taylor USA Debut On the undercard to Broner vs Garcia is Katie Taylor vs Jasmine Clarkson. This is Taylor’s American debut so she will be looking to impress and set up a title shot in Ireland at the end of the year. Her opponent has had 12 fights with only 4 wins but Read more…

By James Leonard, ago
MMA

UFC 214 Coming up

Coming up this weekend is UFC 214 which boast three title fights with the card headlined by Cormier vs. Jones II. This rematch has been a long time in the making but finally we will get to see the rivals meet again.   Jones will be challenging for the title Read more…

By James Leonard, ago
MMA

UFC Returns to FOX Sports

The UFC This past weekend saw UFC return to American terrestrial TV on the Fox Sports platform. The non PPV event had a good card with some interesting fights but viewing figures were the worst ever for an event shown on Fox. The card was headlined by Chris Weidman who Read more…

By James Leonard, ago
Cork AUL

Cork AUL what it’s about

Smells like…tiger balm? I don’t know about you, but match day be it AUL 3A or Munster Senior League playing the big boys, you gotta love it! Getting up early on a Sunday morning, having a hastily prepared pre-match meal of toast or something stupid that you heard that gives Read more…

By Dean Evans, ago
LIVE

Unity TV LIVE Broadcast

Unity TV Broadcasting LIVE from the LAYA Healthcare City Spectacular at Fitzgeralds Park, Mardyke, Cork City on the 16th July 2017   We Will be live on FACEBOOK which you can watch at the times below. Also On youtube, Twitter, Periscope, And  unitytv.unitymedianetwork.com   Part 1 – 12:55 Part 2 Read more…

News

Ireland and corruption

Ireland, known among many tourists and migrants as a ‘top five friendliest nation,’ is also well known for another ranking: the global corruption ranking. The ranking which is scored on how cleanly each country’s political system is seen to operate is also seen as the definitive guide and released each Read more…

News

A View On Terror From Cork

I have been speaking to a few people this week who have made a few valid points about the terrible atrocity that happened in Manchester, and also the more recent attacks in London. Manchester: 22 May 2017 London: 03 June 2017   No one in their right mind can justify Read more…

By Alan Gould, ago
News

Meet The Team – Alan Gould

My Take On Unity Unity is embarking on a journey! We are like sailors lost at sea. We know it’s going somewhere, but have no F—-G clue where it will end up. That’s what I am looking forward to – The Unknown. Brian and I have been friends since we Read more…

By Alan Gould, ago
Music

Indiependence is coming!!

Unity On Indiependence  Independence is a Music Festival which in recent years has become a household name and has really set the standard for what a festival should provide as far as entertainment, accommodation, and food and beverages. running from 4th – 6th of august in deer farm, Mitchelstown, County Read more…

Music

Jamie McDonald

Unity on Jamie Mcdonald Jamie grew up in Carlow where he began his musical career busking on her mean streets. Influenced by a musical family and of course many musical inspirations from Beethoven to Leonard Cohen, The Beatles, folk music and much more he began his musical journey. Busking around Read more…

Music

Sara Bear – Full Of Soul

Unity Media On an extremely talented vocalist, songwriter and all round performer Sara Bear. Sara Bear is a vocalist, songwriter and performer originally from Kildare now based in Cork City, who writes mainly in the folk, blues and soul tradition. She is currently in studio recording her third single. Sara Read more…

Music

Ianos, ‘The Chase’.

Ian O’Sullivan is an Irish Guitarist & Composer. He has played with many rock & metal bands over the years and Ianos is his solo instrumental project. He currently plays with Mark Cross and John A.B.C. Smith in God’s Army (Massacre Records, Germany).. www.facebook.com/ianosmusic  

Music

Limit 60 – Cork Bred

Sometime over the next 2 weeks we will be catching up with limit 60 And hopefully to record a performance and interview. But heres what we know so far Limit 60’s pop-rock/funk groove infuses the power and soul of both genres, creating an electrifying, new sound. Founded by two members during Read more…

Entertainment

Get Out 2017

Get Out is a 2017 American comedy horror film written, produced and directed by Jordan Peele, in his directorial debut. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Keener, and follows a young interracial couple who visit the mysterious estate of the woman’s parents. Get Out premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2017, and was Read more…