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Kimberley Reyes – Poet

Dave speaks to Kimberly Reyes who is a poet currently studying at UCC and she spoke about her poetry and an article about her in the Echo


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Jake Carter

Dave speaks to Jake about his on stage role in “The White Lady of Kinsale” and the release of his new single.


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Brian Hassett – Coughlan’s (IMRO Music Venue of the Year)

Dave speaks to Brian from Coughlan’s after they scooped up the Irish Music Venue of the Year award at IMRO’s national music venue awards.


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Sarah Ryan – Musician

Dave speaks to Sarah Ryan about her gigs at Winthrop Avenue and about her music.


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Laura O’Keeffe – Kudos

Dave speaks to Laura, one half of the band Kudos, about their new EP “Birthdays & Valentine’s” and the gigs they are playing to promote it.


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Ciaran O’Sullivan – Trade House Central Ballincollig

Dave speaks to Ciaran, captain of Trade House Centre Ballincollig Basketball team ahead of a quiz night and some very important upcoming fixtures.


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Susan Crowley – Grow

Dave speaks to Susan Crowley a volunteer from Grow, a community mental health charity in Grand Parade ahead of their charity concert with John Spillane to raise funds for fire damage repairs repairs. It takes place in the Spailpin Faineach on Feb 21st 8pm.


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Paddy Cullivan – The Dark Secrets of 1798

Dave speaks to Paddy Cullivan, an historical entertainer and musician who is bringing the incredible true story of Ireland’s 1798 Rebellion through song, imagery and storytelling to the Kino on Thursday 13th of Feb at 8pm.


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Aaron Blake – Pretty Happy

Dave speaks to Aaron Blake, band member of pretty happy before their performance as part of Quarter Block Party and also about new single “Schmuck” which was released on Friday 31st of Jan.


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Dave Mac’s Kevin Kilbanter

Kevin Kilbane got engaged to his Dancing on Ice partner Brianne Delcourt after only knowing her for 4 months! Or was it 3 months? Even Kevin and Brianne aren’t sure!


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Caoilian Sherlock – Quarter Block Party

Dave speaks to Caoilian Sherlock, Quarter Block Party producer.


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Tiz McNamara

Dave speaks to Tiz McNamara about his debut single “Don’t Feel”.


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Rodger O’Sullivan – Comedy Cavern Comedian of the Year

Dave speaks to Rodger O’Sullivan who won the Comedy Cavern Comedian of the Year Competition on Tuesday January 28th.


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Gillian Keating – iWish

Dave speaks to Gillian Keating about this years iWish conference in Cork on the 30th and 31st of January in City Hall


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Noel Koehane – Mayfield Men’s Shed

Dave speaks to Noel Keohane about the successes of the Mayfield Men’s Shed


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Christopher O’Leary – Comedy Cavern Comedian of the Year Competition

Dave speaks to Christopher O’Leary of the Cavern Comedy Club about the final night of the “Comedian of the Year” competition taking place Tuesday 28th January.


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Tony O’Donovan – The Burma

Dave speaks to lead singer of The Burma Tony O’Donavan who released a new single on January 24th ahead of their new 5 track EP in February.


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Paul Linehan – The Frank & Walters

Dave speaks to Paul about the upcoming Ballincollig Winter Music Festival at the White Horse


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Sarah-Beth Mullane – Luunah

Dave Speaks to Sarah-Beth Mullane from the band Luunah about their new single launch “These Roads”


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Oisin Sheehan – UCC Med Society

Dave speaks to Oisin Sheehan, a UCC student about the Med Society’s upcoming Surgeon Noonan Ball


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Feidhlim Dowling – Cork Triathlon Club

Dave speaks to Feidhlim Dowling about the growing numbers joining Cork Triathlon Club.


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Sinead Quinlan – Queen of Comedy

Dave speaks to Sinead Quinlan ahead of her gig at the City Limits Comedy Club on Saturday night.


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Joe Carey – Ballincollig Winter Music Festival

Dave speaks to Joe Carey ahead of the 10th Ballincollig Winter Music Festival at The White Horse music venue.


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Cormac Harris and Alan O’Sullivan – BT Young Scientist Winners

Dave speaks to Cormac and Alan from Coláiste Choilm, Ballincollig, who won the 2020 BT Young Scientist award for their project on gender stereotyping.


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Christopher O’Leary – Cavern Comedy Club

Dave speaks to Christopher O’Leary of the Cavern Comedy Club about the third annual “Comedian of the Year” competition taking place every Tuesday in January, with the final on the 28th of the month.


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Grainne Ní Laoithe – Glanmire Community College

Dave speaks to Grainne Ní Laoithe, Glanmire Community College, about a well being initiative launched by the school and a student groups cover of Stephanie Raineys One Hundred Like Me.


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Trish O’Neill – Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind – Working Dogs Documentary

Trish O’Neill spoke to Dave about her son Conor’s Assitance Dog Quelda from the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind who featured on the TG4 bi-lingual documentary about working dogs.


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Jen Sheehan – Cappagh Kids

Jen Sheehan spoke to Dave about her delight that the Cappagh Hospital Foundation being chosen as the charity to benefit from this year’s Cork Santa Cycle. Jen’s son Michael is one of the brave Cappagh Kids who is getting an operation at the Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital.


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Sarah Ryan – Singer Songwriter

Singer Songwriter Sarah Ryan,speaks with Dave about her new album Breath.


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Fiona Clarke -CEO of Cork Film Festival

Fiona speaks to Dave about this years Cork Film Festival, which opens today in The Everyman.


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Lyra – Cork Singer

Cork Singer Lyra, speaks with Dave about her career to date as well as upcoming gigs.


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Shane Clifford – Comedian

Comedian Shane Clifford Speaks to Dave about his Gig at this years Cavern Comedy Festival. It kicks off tonight in Douglas.


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Timmy Creed – Spliced

Timmy Creed speaks with Dave about his show Spliced,which will be playing in Bishopstown, Blackrock and Montenotte. As well as other venues.


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Kelly Adams – New York Nails

Kelly Adams speaks with Dave About a fundraising event in aid of Rochestown educate together N.S. The event takes place tonight, and Dave Mac is the M.C.


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David Giles – Student Ambassador PRA America Student Community Awards

David Giles UCC student, speaks with Dave about his love for volunteering throughout West Cork.


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Seamus Crowe -Former Wolves Player

Dave caught up with Galwegian Seamus Crowe, to talk about the district health and leisure facility in Cork.


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Alice Barry – Boo in Ballymaloe

Alice speaks to Dave about the Boo in Ballymaloe,running from October 25-31st.


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Raymond Kelleher – Metropole Hotel

Raymond Kelleher, Group Sales and Marketing Director with Trigon Hotels , speaks with Dave about this years Jazz festival.


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Conor O’Keeffe – Marathon Runner

Conor speaks to Dave about Running a 100 km in 12 hours,in aid of pieta house. Ahead of an even bigger Challenge next year.


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Orla Leahy – Silver Gaisce Recipient

 

Orla Leahy, a student of Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál in Blarney speaks to Dave about achieving a Silver Gaisce Award and what is required to do so.


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Lilly Higgins – Reuse Republic

Lilly Higgins speaks with Dave about her Cooking Demonstration as part of Reuse Republic,Which takes place in Cork County Hall on Thursday from 7 pm.


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Bill Murphy – Award Winning Writer

Bill Murphy, award winning writer , speaks with Dave about his play which plays for 3 nights at cork city hall.In aid of the Irish wheelchair Association.


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Chloe Gonzalez – Miss Bikini Ireland

Chloe Gonzalez, Cork’s 2019 Representative in Miss Bikini Ireland , speaks with Dave about what inspired her to enter the contest.


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Fiona Collins – Cork Jazz Festival

Fiona Collins, Senior Chairperson with Cork Jazz festival, speaks with Dave about this year’s festival running from 24 – 28 of October 2019.


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Don O’Mahony – Cork Film Festival

Don O’Mahony, Senior programmer with Cork film festival, speaks with Dave about this year’s festival running from 7 – 17 November 2019.


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Andrew Ryan – Is everything alright at home?

Corkman and comedian Andrew Ryan had a chat with Dave about bringing his show “is everything right at home?” to The Everyman this weekend.


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Shane Casey – Wet Paint

Dave caught up with Shane Casey, most famous for playing Billy Murphy in the young offenders to chat about his new play wet paint.


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Tadhg Hickey – CCCahoots

Tadhg of CCCahoots comedy group chatted to Dave about their upcoming show on Spike Island this Friday which includes a tour of Spike itself!


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Cormac Mohally – Pitch’d Festival

Cormac Mohally of Lords of Strut fame talked to Dave about the 3rd Pitch’d Circus Festival running until September 29th.


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Dee Kelly Morgan – Style Squad Mahon Point

Dee Kelly Morgan of the Style Squad at Mahon Point Shopping Centre spoke to Dave ahead of the 9th 60 Minute Restyle event.


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Stephanie McCarthy – Cork Rose 2019

Stephanie McCarthy from Frankfield is this year’s Cork selection for the Rose of Tralee. She spoke to Dave about the whirlwind since she was chosen to represent Cork and her excitement for her time on stage in The Dome.


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Esther Ring – Irish Guide Dogs

Dave chats to Esther Ring from the Irish Guide Dogs about our new Partnership!


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15th August 2019

Dave chats to Andrew Hogan from Cork Racecourse Mallow about the Marymount fund raising race day this Saturday 17th August


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14th August 2019

Dave chats to Damien Tuit from Rosscarbery from The Murder Capital (band) about their debut album ‘when i have fears’


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13th August 2019

Chris Kent, Cork comedian, talks to Dave Mac ahead of comedy cavern Coughlans gig road testing Edinburgh material


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1st August 2019 – Cliff Dolliver

Cliff Dolliver artistic director of Dowtcha Puppets speaks to Dave Mac about the 6th cork puppet festival


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31st July 2019 – Shane Dunne

Mitchelstown man Shane Dunne – founder of the Independence Festival – talks all things Indie19 including who he is looking forward to seeing most.


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17th May 2019 – Amy McKeogh – Design POP Festival

Dave chats Amy McKeogh the founder of the Design POP Festival


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The Cobh 10 – Sonia O’Sullivan

Dave chats to the legendary Sonia O’Sullivan ahead of The Cobh 10!


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22nd January 2019 – Roisin Burke

Dave chats to Roisin Burke from Cork Triathalon Club


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19th December 2018 – Yvonne O’Byrne – Irish Hockey

Yvonne O’Byrne, defender on the Irish Women’s Hockey Team, spoke to Dave about her career outside of hockey and being crowned RTE Sports Team of the Year


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Local Legend 3rd September 2018 – Greg Yelverton

Dave Mac talk’s to Greg Yelverton, UEFA Pro License Coach, today’s local legend.


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Geraldine Fitzpatrick’s ‘My Creativity Book’ A ‘by the smallies for the smallies’ ‘made-in-Cork’ story

Kerri from Fitzpatrick’s shop in Glounthaune, talks about her mother Geraldine’s genius idea to produce a creativity book for all the smallies they were missing seeing during lockdown. The family affair included daughter Erin in Dubai and Carrig Printers too. Pick up a copy at Fitzpatrick’s or Little Island and Glounthaune post offices all for the children’s ward at CUH.


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Fresh from The Voice UK Cork’s Elly O’ Keeffe releases first single

Knocknagree’s Elly O’ Keeffe, a recent contestant on The Voice UK speaks of her experience of the show, meeting Tom Jones, how nice everybody was and of how it has helped kick her on down the path of releasing music starting with current single Gold. For more: Elly O’ Keeffe Music on Facebook


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19 year-old Glanmire man to run first marathon to honour Grandad.

Glanmire native Keelan Skillington talks of the ongoing preparations involved in taking on a marathon challenge – his first time running 42K – Friday September 4th. He tells Dave he is doing to this to raise funds for the Parkinson’s associationof Ireland an organisation doing so much to help his grandad manage his condition. You can help him here: https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/11389685_keelin-skillington-s-page.html


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Crónán O’ Doibhlin UCC on The Great Book of Ireland, (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann)

Crónán O’ Doibhlin tells Dave about UCC’s acquisition of The Great Book of Ireland, (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) – ‘Ireland’s modern-day Book of Kells’ – a gallery of original modern Irish art, poetry, and musical compositions produced between 1989 and 1991 and all bound in one single volume. The book is one and a half times the size of The Book of Kells and required over 110 calfskins to complete. See the Alan Gilsenan directed documentary about the book on RTE 1 tonight Thursday 20th August at 10.10


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Ronan O’Gara on Munster V Leinster in the PRO 14

Ahead of Munster taking on old rivals Lenster at Aviva/Landsdowne Road Saturday 7.35, Dave spoke to former Munster legend Ronan O’Gara who has teamed up with Guinness to celebrate the return of rugby – after an unprecedented 175-day absence – with an exciting new food collaboration with BuJo, which has created two limited edition kits, one for Leinster and one for Munster, for the ultimate rugby at home experience, the Guinness x Bujo Home Kits. We’ve clapped, we’ve cried and now, for at least 80 minutes, it’s finally time to cheer!


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Harry the Heroes Proud Dad Ricky O’ Hanlon

As seen on the front of the Irish Examiner, Ricky O’ Hanlon speaks of his pride for his 6-year-old son ‘Harry The Hero’ who took on a charity challenge to cycle 3K a day for 33 days and is currently just shy of €28,000 after cycling a grand total of 120 KM. https://ie.gofundme.com/f/help-for-harrys-heroes .


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Cork Musician Claire Sands talks about her new album

Fresh from being awarded an artist residency on Inisheer (Inis Oirr) on the Aran Islands, where she will create songs using the soundscape of the island, 6th generation Cork Fiddler Claire Sands speaks to Dave about her Fund-it album campaign – find more info on the “Claire Sands Music” Facebook page.


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Conor Cahill on his Fundraiser for the Ambo Deaf Project.

Carrigaline/Cloyne man Conor Cahill speaks about his ‘Camino de Ireland’ which sees him walking from Malin to Mizen  raising funds for the Ambo deaf project, a school in Ethiopia set up by Corkonians. You are invited to donate and guess the total number of steps he will take to win a €500 voucher from deaf enterprises or a midweek stay at the Emmet Hotel, Clonakilty. For more info visit https://www.edp-ambo.com/.

 


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18th October – Trevor Cummins

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Dave Mac speaks with Trevor Cummins ahead of the Amsterdam Marathon in aid of the Mercy Hospital and London Hospice.


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The Coronas Danny O’Reilly Speaks about Red Talks Records

The Coronas lead singer Danny O’ Reilly speaks to Dave about their Number 1 selling album “True Love waits” and of how much fun it was recording the recent ‘Red Talks Records with The Coronas’ live in The Vinyl Lounge of Golden Discs – jam packed full of funny stories and insights into being in one of Ireland’s biggest bands it’s available to view in full here https://www.redextra.ie/qtvideo/red-talks-records-with-the-coronas/


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3rd September 2018 – Greg Yelverton

5 minutes

Dave Mac talk’s to Greg Yelverton, UEFA Pro License Coach, today’s local legend.


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13th – 17th November

8 minutes

Is it Cork? Is it positive? Well Dave Mac wants to know all about it! Send in your story to locallegend@redfm.ie and you could be one of Mac’s Local Legends!


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November 6th-10th

11 minutes

Is it Cork? Is it positive? Well Dave Mac wants to know all about it! Send in your story to locallegend@redfm.ie and you could be one of Mac’s Local Legends!


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3rd September 2018 – Greg Yelverton

Dave Mac talk’s to Greg Yelverton, UEFA Pro License Coach, today’s local legend.


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Week 31st October – 3rd November

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October 23rd-26th 2017

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October 16th-20th

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October 9th-13th

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Week 2nd-6th October

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Week 25th-29th September

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