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Cork Sport: A Pictorial Trip Through The Years

Cork and its people have been responsible for some of the great moments in Irish sports down the years.

This is a look at Cork sport via the archives of Sportsfile.

GAA

Ray Cummins lifts Liam MacCarthy as Cork start a three-in-row run between 1976 and 1978

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The 1978 Cork hurling team which beat Kilkenny to win their third consecutive All-Ireland

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Kilkenny's Brian Cody attempts to block down Cork's John Horgan in 1978

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John Crowley eyes the sliotar against Offaly in the 1984 All-Ireland final

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Jimmy Barry Murphy in action against Galway during the 1986 All-Ireland decider

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Cork captain Tom Cashman lifts Liam MacCarthy after the 1986 All-Ireland final

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Dinny Allen lifts Sam Maguire after Cork beat Mayo to the 1989 All-Ireland football final

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Larry Tompkins and John O'Driscoll celebrate the 1989 All-Ireland win

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John Fitzgibbon celebrates during the 1990 All-Ireland hurling final

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Teddy McCarthy claims the sliotar during the 1990 final

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Tomás Mulcahy lifts Liam MacCarthy in 1990

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Billy Morgan celebrates winning the 1990 All-Ireland football final in Croke Park twilight

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Cork players celebrate winning consecutive All-Ireland football titles

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Cork supporters grasp for a hold of Liam MacCarthy under the Hogan Stand

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An ecstatic and saturated Cork manager Jimmy Barry Murphy after beating Kilkenny in 1999

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JBM brings Liam MacCarthy to Cork supporters on Hill 16

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JBM and a bloodied John Browne

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Brian Corcoran celebrates winning the 2004 All-Ireland final

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Donal Óg Cusack walks the Hogan Stand after winning in 2004

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Diarmuid O'Sullivan after Cork won two-in-a-row in 2005

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Cork captain Seán Óg Ó hAilpín lifts Liam MacCarthy in 2005

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Cork claim their fifth All-Ireland in eight years - 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009

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Mary O'Connor lifts the Brendan Martin Cup as Cork win their fifth consecutive All-Ireland Ladies Football title

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Aidan Walsh celebrates Cork winning the 2010 All-Ireland football final

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A joyous Cork captain Graham Canty after beating Down

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Cork captain Ashling Thompson with the O'Duffy Cup as Cork win consecutive titles 2014 - 2015

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Captain Ciara O'Sullivan after Cork won their sixth consecutive All-Ireland Ladies Football title

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Athletics

Sonia O'Sullivan celebrates winning the 5,000m at the 1998 European Championships

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Double gold for Sonia as she also took the 10,000m gold in 1998

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Silver for Sonia in the 5,000m at the Sydney Olympics

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Derval O'Rourke wins silver in the 100m hurdles at the 2006 European Championships

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Derval O'Rourke on her way to winning 100m hurdles silver at the 2010 European Championships

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Rob Heffernan celebrates with his wife Marian after winning gold at the 2013 World Championships

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Rugby

Donal Lenihan vs Wales at Cardiff Arms Park 1983

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Michael Kiernan's 1985 drop goal to sink England (we've written more about that)

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Peter Stringer darts away to score against Biarritz in the 2006 Heineken Cup final

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Ronan O'Gara's 2009 Grand Slam winning drop goal

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Soccer

Denis Irwin celebrates World Cup qualification in 1993

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A Cork piggyback

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Goalscorer Derek Coughlan plants one on John Caulfield after Cork City win the 97/98 FAI Cup Final

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Roy Keane greatest performance for Ireland: Holland 2001

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Cork win crowned 2005 League of Ireland winners

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Cork City players celebrate after winning the 2007 FAI Cup

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Sean Maguire celebrates after scoring the winner for Cork City against Dundalk in the 2016 FAI Cup final

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Rowing

O'Donovan brothers Gary and Paul win silver in the lightweight double sculls at the Rio Olympics

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