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Clonakilty Schools Programme


Clonakilty Food Co., home of Clonakilty Sausages and the famous Clonakilty Blackpudding, have renewed their partnership with 2017 SSE Airtricity League and FAI Cup winners Cork City FC and together have launched the second edition of the school’s programme “Clonakilty Take Pride in Your Jersey” as part of the club’s City in the Community work.

This programme comes on the back of the announcement that Clonakilty Food Co. will continue its long association with Cork City Football Club, with a new, enhanced partnership seeing the company become the main sponsor of the Women’s team, as well as maintaining their presence on the jersey of the men’s team.

The Prize:

We will select 20 schools, 5 each month, as our official ‘Clonakilty Take Pride in Your Jersey’ schools each month (March-June 2018). As part of the programme we will be able to reward one class in your school with the following:

  • A monthly visit from two Cork City FCs senior team who will;
    • Deliver a 1 hour talk/coaching session with the winning class
    • Present the prize to the “Clonakilty Take Pride in Your Jersey” Student of the Month Award. (Winner gets a Clonakilty Sausage hamper and a family ticket for the next home game).
  • €1 Entry Tickets to Turner’s Cross, Clonakilty Schools Stand, for all the children in the winning class that month. (Must be accompanied by appropriate number of teachers/parents)

How to Enter:

So, to be in with a chance to become an official Clonakilty Take Pride in Your Jersey school this season we would like you to:

  • Design a football shirt for your school, that reflects our shared values
    • We want your shirt to give us an insight into what makes your school different from all the others, to show us the great pride you have in your community and the traditions you have in your school
    • All entries should be accompanied with a little story about your school and why your design reflects our shared values
  • Download the template to design your jersey, just click here.
  • Colour in the template.
  • Post your entry to “Clonakilty Take Pride in your Jersey, C/O Cork City FC, Bishopstown Training Ground, Curraheen, Cork.”


  • Entries should be submitted by 28th February 2018 via the above stated channels.
  • Winners will be announced on 7th March 2018.
  • First school visit to be scheduled by Cork City FC w/c 19th March 2018.
  • School visits will take place in the third week of every month up until June 2018.
  • The competition is open to Primary Schools only.
  • The winners will be decided by a panel of 5 judges.
  • The judges’ decision is final.
  • Details of participants and winners shall be retained by the promoters for the purpose of the promotion.
  • The promoters reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at their sole discretion and without notice.
  • The name of the winners may be published online, along with the winning entries. By entering this competition, the parent(s)/legal guardian(s) give consent for the child’s name and town to be published on our website and in any other location deemed appropriate by the promoters.