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RedFM News Extra

July 29th 2021

In News- Overcrowding at 2 Cork hospitals described by the INMO as stark

In Sport- Gold for Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and Cobh Ramblers boss Darren Murphy has made his first signing.

On the Neil Prendeville show- The Mam of Skibbereen’s Gold Winning Medallist Paul O’Donovan, Americas Cup Bid for Cork Harbour, and A Trip Down Memory Lane. Tune into the Neil Prendeville Show weekdays from 9am on Cork’s RedFM.


RedFM News Extra

July 28th 2021

In News- A workplace fatality in Carriglusk,Glandore yesterday afternoon and the ASTI has cautiously welcomed the reopening of schools.
 
In Sport- Cork U20 Hurlers are in Munster final action against Limerick this evening and Bronze for Irish Olympians.
 
On Neil Prendeville show-  Neil spoke to Counceller Paudie Dineen,who is also a publican, about pubs refusing entry for no good reason.

RedFM News Extra

July 27th 2021

In News- Several businesses in Bantry won’t be reopening to indoor dining this week and a Junior Minister says latest Covid 19 data will be used to decide if attendance at weddings can be increased to 100 from next month.
 
In Sport- Lions boss Warren Gatland has made 3 changes ahead of his sides meeting with South Africa this weekend and the electric Ireland Munster Minor Championship Hurling semi- final is taking place this evening with the Rebels taking on Limerick. 
 
On Neil Prendeville – Neil spoke to Aine from The Harp Bar after they were trolled online by people because they decided to open for indoor dining.

 


RedFM News Extra

July 26th 2021

In News- Cork’s pubs, restaurants and cafes have resumed indoor dining today and a weather warning is coming into effect for the entire country that will be in place today until 5 o ‘clock tomorrow morning. 

 
In Sport- The draw has been made for the All- Ireland Hurling Championship quarter- finals with Cork will face Dublin and Rebel’s Football manager Ronan McCarthy wouldn’t comment on his future yesterday after his sides heavy defeat to Kerry in the Munster final.
 

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Chris Crowley from The Anglers Rest as Indoor dining re-opens today.  They have decided to remain as an outdoor only pub for the moment.


RedFM News Extra

July 23rd 2021

In News – New Plans to revamp Páirc Uí Chaoimh and the online Safety and Media Regulation bill is currently working its way through the Oireachtas .

In Sport- Cobh Ramblers have announced that Darren Murphy will replace Stuart Ashton on a interim basis and Cork are the Munster U20 Football champions.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou McDonald about upcoming changes to Indoor dining, including the use of vaccine certificates.


RedFM News Extra

July 22nd 2021

In News- A number of publicans in Cork have announced they will remain closed to indoor dining as many of their young staff are still not vaccinated and water restrictions could be introduced in parts of Cork next week if water consumption doesn’t fall significantly.

 
In Sport- Cork’s U20s are preparing for tonight’s Munster final against Tipperary and two Cork rowers are the first Irish athletes in action at the Olympic games tonight.

Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Niamh about the current restrictions surrounding weddings.  She is due to get married next month after already postponing her big day.


RedFM News Extra

July 21st 2021

In News- The number of people seeking help for cocaine abuse in Cork has almost trebled in the last 6 years and ministers are expected to approve guidelines for the reopening of indoor dining from Monday.

In Sport- Warren Gatland has named his Lions starting 15 for Saturday’s first test with South Africa in Capetown and Cork face Waterford in the Munster Minor Football championship.
On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Caroline about the behaviour she witnessed in Cork City on Saturday evening. 

RedFM News Extra

July 20th 2021

In News- Gardai are appealing to the public not to engage with scam callers and developers have been unsuccessful in their appeal on the refusal for planning for apartments at the former Bessborough Mother and Baby Homes site.

In Sport- Cork’s U20 Hurlers are in Munster semi- final action against Tipperary this evening and Kellie Harrington says she’ll be honoured to carry the Irish flag with Brendan Irvine and Friday’s Olympics opening Ceremony.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Teresa Venables who started the businesses ShopIreland.ie during the pandemic. So far it has put a million euro worth of online sales back into the hands of small Irish businesses.


RedFM News Extra

July 19th 2021

In News- Non-essential international travel has reopened today with reduced flight capacity and temperatures could reach 31 degrees in parts of the country this week. 

In Sport-The draw has been made for round two of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers with Cork being drawn against Clare and Séamus Power has claimed his first PGA tour title. 
On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke with Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications at Cork Airport about the reopening of international travel for non-essential travel.

RedFM News Extra

July 16th 2021

In News- Drafting of legislation in relation to stalking is to be introduced in the Seanad in the autumn, also going before the Seanad is legislation that will allow for indoor dining for the first time since Christmas. 

In Sport- Cork City play away to Wexford Youths this evening and Cork secure a place in the U20 Munster Football final after beating Kerry in Pairc Ui Chiomh last night. 
 
On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke about the cost many parents are facing to get their children ready for heading back to school.

RedFM News Extra

July 15th 2021

In News- The €46 million Grand Parade Quarter project will see the area totally re-imagined and Elton John has announced a summer gig in Páirc Uí Chaoimh in 2022.

 
In Sport- Cork take on Kerry in the Munster U20 football championship semi-final and Cork’s minor hurlers eased past Clare last night in the Munster quarter-final.
 

On the Neil Prendeville Show – Neil spoke to solicitor Richard Grogan, who has been giving out legal advice on Instagram and answering a number of questions concerning the Covid 19 rules.


RedFM News Extra

July 14th 2021

In News- The Cork City development plan is to go for public consultation this month and nitrogen levels have been found to be too high in five Cork rivers.

In Sport – Cork take on Clare in the Munster minor championship quarter final tonight and Cork City were drawn away to Sligo Rovers in Round 1 of FAI Cup last night.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Earlier this week 66-year-old grandmother Margret Buttimer was jailed for 90 days for repeated facemask offences. Seamus Whelehan took to the streets of Cork to ask: ‘Was the sentencing too harsh?’


RedFM News Extra

July 13th 2021

In News – Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton says there are plans to increase connectivity at Cork Airport according and the Taoiseach says there is a risk to opening indoor dining but it is being done in a cautious and safe manner.

In Sport- The fallout continues from Sunday nights Euro 2020 final and there’s one game in the Red FM Hurling league division 1B.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to West Cork TD, Michael Collins who has been helping people get passports as they struggle to re-new them.


RedFM News Extra

July 12th 2021

In News- The Restaurants Association of Ireland believes indoor dining will return on the 22nd or 23rd of July and proof of vacation will be issued to around 1.9 million people from today.

In Sport- Italy are Euro 2020 champions after beating England 3-2 on penalties and Cork have received a buy into round 2 of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Qualifiers.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Last week Ita spoke to Neil about her desire to overcome her fear of needles and get vaccinated. This morning she told him how she updated him on how she’s been getting on.


RedFM News Extra

July 9th 2021

In News- The government is looking to pass new legislation allowing only vaccinated people to eat inside restaurants and the Junior Sports Minister has hinted at more increased crowds at matches as the summer progresses.

In Sport- Cork City boss Colin Healy says he can see improvements in his side, but they need to turn those improvements into wins and there’s 1 fixture in the Red FM hurling league division 1A.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Michael O’Donovan from the Vintners Federation about using a vaccine cert to allow double jabbed people indoors.


RedFM News Extra

July 8th 2021

In News- Representatives from the hospitality industry are meeting with senior government officials to discuss the reopening of the sector and Structural engineers are working to make a partial building collapse in Mitchelstown safe.

In Sport- England are facing charges from UEFA regarding fan behaviour in last night’s Euro 2020 semi-final and 3 League of Ireland sides are in Europa League conference action this evening.

On Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Pat who witnessed a shocking attack on a defenceless Frenchman along the Marina.


RedFM News Extra

July 7th 2021

In News- The Transport Minister says he believes that every fully vaccinated person will have their digital covid cert by July 19th and 60 people are in Irish hospitals this morning with covid 19.

In Sport- England face Denmark in the semi-final of the European championships and the Lions take on the Sharks in Johannesburg at Six O’Clock this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Majella about the current state of Nursing Homes. Her Mother died in a nursing home back in October.


RedFM News Extra

July 6th 2021

In News- A former stage manager of U2 has been rescued by Kinsale RNLI and 50% of adults are now fully vaccinated against covid 19.

In Sport- Wimbledon becomes the first sporting event in the UK to host a full capacity crowd since the first coronavirus lockdown and Spain face Italy in the semi- final of the Euros.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Pat Dawson, the CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association about the prospect of travel to the EU after 19th July.


RedFM News Extra

July 5th 2021

In News – Gardai are appealing for people in the Mayfield area to check their gardens and sheds to help search for a missing 77 year old and over 18s will start getting the Johnson and Johnson vaccine from today.

In Sport – Ian Henderson will captain the Lions for the first time as they face the Sharks in Johannesburg on Wednesday and week 2 of Wimbledon gets underway.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Pat Dalton from Daltons Pharmacy on North Main Street about the vaccine rollout to 18-34 year olds.


RedFM News Extra

July 2nd 2021

In News- Calls for a public inquiry into nursing home deaths have been raised in the Dáil by two Cork TD’s and Over 18s will be able to sign up to get a vaccine in their local pharmacy under new plans announced today.

In Sport – Andy Murray is to compete today in the third round of Wimbledon and Cork City face Treaty United at Turner’s Cross in the SSE Airtricity League 1st division.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Cork TD Thomas Gould about the way Covid was handled in nursing homes.


RedFM News Extra

July 1st 2021

In News- It’s hoped new legislation will tackle the increasing cost of renting in Ireland and the Restaurants Association Of Ireland are to set up a working group following the latest announcement by the Government.
In Sports- There are no Irish players in the British and Irish Lions team to play the Emirates Lions on Saturday and on day one of the Irish Open Shane Lowery is the best of the Irish.
On the Neil Prendeville show-  Neil looked at the stories making the local and national newspapers.

 


RedFM News Extra

June 30th 2021

In News – The Tánaiste has defended the government’s decision to allow only vaccinated people be served indoors when indoor dining resumes and Ian Bailey says he wants Netflix to remove his interviews with him from their new documentary on the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder.

In Sport – Conor Murray says he is relishing being the Lions captain and Rafa Benitez is expected to be confirmed as the new Everton manager today.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Mike Ryan from Cornstore and Coqbull about yesterday’s announcement by the Government that the opening of indoor dining would be delayed and once open would only be available to the fully vaccinated.


RedFM News Extra

June 29th 2021

In News- It’s expected indoor dining at pubs and restaurants will be delayed until July 19th and a teenager has pleaded guilty to charges of violent disorder and production of a knife on the night Cork student Cameron Blair was murdered.

In sport- Excitement is building as the Rebels prepare to face Limerick in the Munster Hurling Championship Semi-final on Saturday and England and Germany play for a quarter final place in the European championships with Kickoff at 5 PM.

On the Neil Prendeville Show – Neil spoke to Adrian Cummins, the CEO of the Restaurants Association about the possibility of only allowing the vaccinated to dine indoors.


RedFM News Extra

June 28th 2021

In News- The asking price for houses is rising as there’s not enough homes to meet demand and NPHET is to meet today to consider its advice on the further easing of Covid 19 restrictions.

In sport- The last 16 action continues today at the European Championships and in tennis, Wimbledon gets underway.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Peter Collins from Barry’s in Douglas about the reported delay to the re-opening of indoor dining.


RedFM News Extra

June 25th 2021

In News- A 22 year old Polish man has been jailed for 5 years after he was caught with over €600,000 worth of cannabis and a UCC professor says he doubts that indoor dining will be allowed from July 5th.

In Sport –  Cork are preparing for the Lidl Ladies Football National League final and Cork City face first division leaders Shelbourne tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Barry Roche from the Irish Times about the conviction and jailing of former Scout Leader David Barry for sexually assaulting boy scouts.


RedFM News Extra

June 24th 2021

In News- Aldi says it plans to spend over €70 million with Cork food and drink suppliers this year and Pub and restaurant owners are calling for clarity over a decision to reopen indoor hospitality.

In sport- Cork City are in action tomorrow evening playing away to Shelbourne and Cork’s Caoimhin Kelleher has signed a new long term deal with Liverpool.

The Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Sally Hanlon from Support After Crime Services on Anglesea Street about the crimes and anti-social behaviour being committed by people of a very young age.


RedFM News Extra

June 23rd 2021

In News- 500 new jobs have been announced for Cork and it’s hoped the weir in Ballincollig will be repaired as part of the Lower Lee Flood Relief scheme.

In Sport- England are at the top of group D at the Euros and there’s 2 games today in the RedFM hurling leagues.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Neil looked at the stories making the local and national newspapers.


RedFM News Extra

June 22nd 2021

In News- 70 new jobs have been announced for Cork this morning and the CEO of Aer Lingus appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee this morning. Lynne Embleton told the committee that it is continuing to lose around €1 million a day

In Sport- England defender Kieran Trippier insists that spirits are still high after their scoreless draw with Scotland last weekend and Scotland need to beat Croatia to progress to the last 16.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Neil spoke to Cork Publican Benny McCabe about issues surrounding outside dining and staff shortages in Hospitality.


RedFM News Extra

22nd June 2021

In News- 70 new jobs have been announced for Cork this morning and the CEO of Aer Lingus appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee this morning. Lynne Embleton told the committee that it is continuing to lose around €1 million a day

In Sport- England defender Kieran Trippier insists that spirits are still high after their scoreless draw with Scotland last weekend and Scotland need to beat Croatia to progress to the last 16.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Neil spoke to Cork Publican Benny McCabe about issues surrounding outside dining and staff shortages in Hospitality.


RedFM News Extra

21st June 2021

In News – Investigations are ongoing into a sink hole in Blackrock and the Government is being called on to  provide clarity on laws relating to the serving of alcohol in outdoor settings.

In Sport – Eire Óg are Senior A football champions, Scotland’s Billy Gilmore has tested positive for Covid 19 and action continues at the European Chmapionshsips.

The Neil Prendeville Show – This morning Neil spoke to Paul Walsh from 3 Little Piggy’s after the Gardaí said that new on-street seating areas are not covered by alcohol licences.


RedFM News Extra

18th June 2021

In News – A top health official says there are almost no Covid deaths amongst people who have been vaccinated,  the CMO says people shouldn’t travel abroad who haven’t been vaccinated and  drugs offences in Cork city have almost doubled.

In Sport – Cork city boss Colin Healy says it’s time for his players to stand up and be counted, head of their clash tonight, there’s action in the Euro’s later tonight and round 1 will be completed at US Open this afternoon.

On the Neil Prendeville Show – This morning Neil Prendeville spoke to Denis Twomey who says that a compulsory purchase order for a new motorway will destroy his farm.


RedFM News Extra

17th June 2021

In News – Houses in Cork have been selling at 10 per cent or more than their guide price over the past year and Gardai across  Cork are warning people to be careful of phone fraud.

In Sport – The US Open gets underway with Shane Lowry and Rory McIlroy in action, the Euros continue this afternoon and Rafa Benitez is in contention for the vacant job at Everton.

The Neil Prendeville Show –  this morning Neil spoke to Amanda Cambridge about a new Water Safety programme for children called ‘Hold Hands’.  Amanda’s 3-year-old son Avery drowned while they were on holiday in 2019.


RedFM News Extra

16th June 2021

In News – An Independent City Councillor has hit out at the Children’s Ombudsman over a recent report that condemned conditions at a halting site in Ballyvolane and NPHET’s being urged not to place Ireland’s airline industry at a competitive disadvantage over the use of antigen testing.

In Sport –  The fixtures for the Premier League Season  for 2021/2022 have been announced,  action continues today in the European Championships today.

On the Neil Prendeville Show  – Joan spoke to Neil about the state of the rental market in Cork.  She is pregnant and needs to move to a bigger place but has so far received no call back or viewings.


RedFM News Extra

15th June 2021

In News – The inquests of a father and his two sons who died in a suspected murder suicide in Kanturk will be opened next month and the NBRU say major investment would be needed from Cork City Council to pedestrianise the city.

In Sport – Ireland head coach Andy Farrell leaves the door open for Simon Zebo to return to the Ireland squad and the so called ‘group of death’ is to kick off at the Euros.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Paul Dingivan about the conviction of John Griffin who duped Paul out of €1,120 while his wife Julie was dying of cervical cancer.


RedFM News Extra

14th June 2021

In News- 3 people were winched to safety following a rescue operation in Myrtleville and a Cork Senator is calling for a task force to be established in the wake the closure of Stobart air.

In Sport – The Ireland squad for the upcoming summer series has been named and the Danish FA say that Christian Eriksen’s condition is stable and good.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Neil looked at how people and business owners across the city have made the most of outside dining in the recent sunshine.


RedFM News Extra

June 11th 2021

In News- Some farmers are working up to 90 hours a week because they can’t afford to hire help and man who sued over the death of his 38 year old wife days after her first baby was delivered at CUMH has settled his high court action for 1.25 Million Euro

In Sport- Cork City will play in front of a crowd for the first time since last October and the European Championships kick off tonight with Italy vs Turkey at 8 pm.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Sarah who is originally from Carrigaline but now lives in Portugals’ Algarve region. Tourism is essential to her livelihood, but she is frustrated by those who don’t respect the local covid rules and restrictions.


RedFM News Extra

June 10th 2021

In News- A file on the murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig 3 years ago has still not been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions and Cork Airport is gearing up for the reopening international travel on July 19th.

In Sport- Ange Postecoglou has been confirmed as Celtic’s new manager and the new season of the Red FM Hurling leagues takes place tonight with Blarney and Meelin going head to head in Blarney at 8 pm.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Kevin Cullinane, Communications Officer at Cork Airport, about the Ryanair and Lufthansa flights that are returning to the airport in July.


RedFM News Extra

June 9th 2021

In News- IBEC says that the delivery of a world class transport infrastructure is vital for a good quality of life in Cork City and County and Leaving Cert students are being advised to make sure they show up for their written exams.

In Sport- Cork’s Chiedozie Ogbene says there’s no room for racism in football or any other sport and the semi-finals of the French tennis open will be completed today.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Mick Mulcahy spoke to Father Jer Cremin, the Parish Priest in Killbrittain , after he held a mobile Eucharistic Procession at the weekend on the back of a pick-up truck.


RedFM News Extra

8th June 2021

In News – The Tánaiste has welcomed the news that 60 jobs have been announced at a data analytics firm in Cork and the Mayor of Waterford says the death of a baby in a dog attack is too awful for words.

In Sport – Republic of Ireland take on Hungary in Budapest tonight on the back of a win against Andorra and Munster Rugby player Damian de Allende says the accident that led to him and 3 teammates suffering burns was a result of a petrol can explosion.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Olivia Kelleher from the Irish Times after a baby girl was tragically killed by a pet dog in Waterford yesterday.


RedFM News Extra

4th June 2021

In News- Dozens of public toilets are being installed at beaches ahead of the bank holiday weekend and a warning that Cork GAA should not take the support of local residents near Páirc Uí Chaoimh for granted ahead of plans for 7 concerts.

In Sport- Stephen Kenny had his first win as Republic of Ireland boss beating Andorra 4-1 last night and Raphael Nadal marked his 35th birthday by booking a place in the third round of the French open.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Nick from Irish Weather Alerts about the Bank Holiday Weekend weather and the chances of a sunny summer.


RedFM News Extra

June 3rd 2021

In News- Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire says it’s outrageous that women are being forced to attend some maternity appointments alone and the Education Minister says the results of the Leaving Cert won’t be available until September.

In Sport- Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has ruled out a potential call up for Leeds striker Patrick Bamford and the boys in green face Andorra in a friendly this evening with kick-off at 5 pm.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Cork South-Central TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, about his tearful speech in the Dail yesterday concerning partners not being allowed into maternity appointments.


RedFM News Extra

June 2nd 2021

In News- The social protection minister is insisting that changes to the local property tax are being done in the interest of fairness and hoteliers in Cork expect the vast majority of their rooms to be full during the summer.

In sport- The GAA have confirmed that 100 supporters will be able to attend matches from next Monday and Live Score has received the broadcasting rights for the Champions League in the Republic of Ireland.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Aaron Mansworth, Managing Director of Trigon Hotels, about today’s reopening of hotels and what it means for the industry.


RedFM News Extra

June 1st 2021

In News- The Government is planning to reduce the pandemic unemployment payment by €50 a week from September and a member of NPHET has warned the reopening of the country will be delayed if people socialize too much in the coming weeks.

In Sport- The launch of the Red FM hurling leagues took place last night in Páirc Uí Chaoimh and Rafael Nadal begins his attempt to make history in becoming an outright record holder in men’s grand slam tennis.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Kieran about his concerns over Gatso Vans Parking Illegally to catch speeding motorists.


RedFM News Extra

May 31st 2021

In News- A Cork Historian and Councillor is questioning whether the historic Sexton Pub needed to be knocked and an investigation is underway into an alleged sexual assault at Allihies beach in West Cork.

In Sport- Cork Senior Footballers face a relegation play-off in division two of the Allianz Football League and the upcoming Copa America will no longer be played in Argentina due to a surge in covid 19 cases.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to travel expert Eoghan Corry about Friday’s announcement and what it will mean for the re-opening of the travel industry.


RedFM News Extra

May 28th 2021

In News- International travel is set to return on July 19th under plans set to go to cabinet this afternoon and Gardai are to carry out a technical examination on a car that was recovered from the water in Crosshaven.

In Sport- Cobh Ramblers host Cork City tonight in St. Colman’s Park with kick off at 7.45 and crowds are expected to return to Croke Park after the August bank holiday weekend.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Wayne Lloyd, owner of two salons in Cork, about the staffing crisis in the hairdressing industry.


RedFM News Extra

May 27th 2021

In News- The Government is to announce plans for the latest easing of restrictions on Friday and a teenage boy will stand trial in Croke Park tomorrow after he was charged with violent disorder and the production of a knife on the night Cameron Blair was murdered.

In Sport- Manchester United lost 11-10 on penalties in last nights Europa League final and Zinedine Zidane has left his role as Real Madrid manager.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Aine McLoughlin from The Harp Bar about the hospitality guidelines that were released yesterday.


RedFM News Extra

May 26th 2021

In News- Up to 60 fishing vessels sailed into the city today to protest against what crews say is the destruction of their industry and two Gardai were injured during a shooting in Dublin last night.

In Sport- Manchester United are looking to win the Europa League for the second time in 5 years tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Patrick Murphy, the CEO of the South & West Fish Producers Organisation, about the protest taking place by fisherman in opposition to the conditions they face under Brexit.


RedFM News Extra

May 25th 2021

In News – Any reduction in the level of connectivity at Cork airport will have ripple effects for business in the region and shipwrecks like the MB Alta will blight the Irish coast for decades unless existing laws around abandoned vessels are strengthened.

In Sport- La Rochelle coach Ronan O’Gara has spoken of his disappointment on narrowly losing the European Champions Cup final and Ryan Johansson has been included in the Republic of Ireland U21 squad for friendlies against Switzerland, Australia and Denmark.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at the stories making the local and national newspapers.


RedFM News Extra

May 24th 2021

In News – A man in his 20’s is due in court after knocking a woman off her bike last week on Sarsfield Road and management at Skibbereen’s Ludgate hub say people have missed the social aspect of work.

In Sport- Golfer Phil Mickelson says he will cherish his win at the US PGA championship for the rest of his life and in the SSE Airtricity league premier division Shamrock Rovers are looking to put their loss to Dundalk behind them as they host Sligo Rovers.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Una Butler about parents with mental illness. Una lost her two children to murder suicide at the hands of her husband back in 2010.


RedFM News Extra

May 21st 2021

In News- The OPW minister has hit out at trolls and has accused them of having no interest in protecting the environment and former Debenhams staff have vowed to campaign for a reform on redundancy legislation.

In Sport- Cork City and Cobh Ramblers are both in action today and the Cork Ladies Footballers play their first game of the Lidl National League against Tipperary.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Senator Jerry Buttimer after he said that Cork City is quite a frightening place at the moment.


RedFM News Extra

May 20th 2021

In News- A status yellow wind and rain weather warning is in place for Cork today and last weeks cyber attack on the HSE is continuing to impact on services at Cork University Hospital.

In Sport- Cobh Ramblers announced that they are entering into a strategic partnership with Premier League team Burnley and today’s fixtures from the US PGA Golf championship.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Orla Donohoe from My Lovely Horse Rescue about an incident on the northside where dogs were let loose and attacked pregnant cats.


RedFM News Extra

May 19th 2021

In News- Calls are being made for the introduction of supports for aviation workers and West Cork Gardai were praised for their work in identifying the remains of an Indonesian fisherman.

In Sport- The fixtures for the Republic of Ireland’s friendly matches with Andorra and Hungary have been confirmed and there’s 6 games tonight in the penultimate round of fixtures in the Premier League.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Kieran, a pilot with Aer Lingus, about 198 Cork based staff being laid off without pay between September and November.


RedFM News Extra

May 18th 2021

In News- The Taoiseach says it’s shocking that people’s lives have been disrupted so much by the HSE hackers and UCC are selling limited edition pieces of flooring from the former on campus bar.

In sport- Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær is calling on supporters to be sensible on the return of fans to matches and Harry Keane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club at the end of the season.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke about the convincing scam text messages people are receiving that appear to be sent by their bank .


RedFM News Extra

May 17th 2021

In News- Non- essential retail is opened for the first time in months on Monday with a hope that pent-up demand will boost trade in the City and disruptions expected in hospitals in the coming days following the HSE cyber attack.

In Sport – Cork’s Football manager Ronan McCarthy says he’ll be looking for an improvement this week as his side go in search of their first win on the Allianz league and in hurling Galway beat All- Ireland Champions Limerick on a scoreline of 0-26 to 1-17.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Cork Entrepeneur Pat Phelan, who has experience in telecoms and communications, about the cyber-attacks on the HSE and the Department of Health.


RedFM News Extra

May 14th 2021

In News – The HSE is dealing with the fallout from a major cyber attack today and four fishermen had a lucky escape when their trawler caught fire off the coast of Cork in the early hours of Friday morning.

In Sport- The Cork Footballers get their national league campaign underway tomorrow against Kildare in Thurles and Cork City are back in action tonight against UCD.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne from Virgin Media News as he celebrates 40 years in broadcasting.


RedFM News Extra

May 13th 2021

In News- The Tánaiste says a Covid vaccine could be offered to everyone that wants one by the end of June and a calls been to give wedding couples clarity on the easing of restrictions for the remainder of the summer.

In Sport- Cork footballers face Kildare on Saturday afternoon while the hurlers face Tipperary in the Allianz League and Manchester United and Liverpool play their rescheduled game in the Premier league tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Jade about religious education in catholic schools.


RedFM News Extra

May 12th 2021

In News- It’s hoped reforms to the insurance sector will be fully implemented within the next 12 months and the cost of renting has doubled in the past 10 years.

In Sport- Cork City manager Colin Healy has challenged his side to build on their win over Wexford last weekend and it’s been confirmed that this year’s Munster Hurling championship will begin on Sunday 27th of June.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Keith spoke to Neil about leaving hotel quarantine after arriving back to Ireland from Italy.


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May 11th 2021

In News- A man remains in Garda custody following a stabbing in the City yesterday and the Government is being encouraged to bring in new laws to protect workers when firms go out of business.

In Sport- Cork manager Ronan McCarthy’s 12 week ban is to end on Thursday and in golf Dustin Johnson has opted to skip this week’s Byron Nelson Classic due to knee discomfort.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Richard Hogan from the Therapy Institute about social anxiety as Covid restrictions lift.


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May 10th 2021

In News- A Cork hairdresser says he’s booked out until June and will be working until midnight many nights to try and clear the backlog and Gardai arrested eight adults and a juvenile for questioning following an incident where it was reported shots were fired in a housing estate in the Ravensdale Close area of Mahon.

In Sport- The Six Nations looks set to remain on free to air on TV in Ireland and Rory McIlroy is back in to the top 10 of world rankings after his first win in 18 months.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne from Virgin Media News, about the feud in Mahon yesterday that saw at least one gun shot fired.


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May 7th 2021

In News- The Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan says it’s time for people to be optimistic and start planning for the summer and Pieta House says they are hopeful the success of last year’s Darkness Into Light event can be replicated tomorrow morning.

In Sport- Cork City boss Colin Healy wants to see an improvement from his side this evening as they host Wexford at home and Cobh Ramblers look to bounce back from last week’s defeat to Galway United.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to people who are separated from their families overseas and say that international travel is not all about holidays in the sun, it’s a way of seeing their loved ones.


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May 6th 2021

In News- A Cork TD has accused the Housing Minister of being in “cloud cuckoo land” over his handling of the private rental crisis and a Cork hotelier says government supports are still needed as the country emerges from Covid 19.

In Sport- Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they can’t afford to be complacent as they look to book a place in the Europa League final and Chelsea and Man City will contest this years Champions league final on May 29th.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Fiona about the state of broadband outside of urban areas.


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May 5th 2021

In News- A Cork TD has described plans to cap the price of affordable homes in Cork City at €400,000 as “a sick joke” and ESB network technicians are out on the picket line today.

In Sport- Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says tonight’s Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid will be a fascinating tactical battle and Castlehaven and Nemo Rangers will meet in the 2020 Premier Senior football championship in August as last year’s final was postponed.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Linda Foley, who is a wedding celebrant, about how the wedding industry is coping through the restrictions.


RedFM News Extra

May 4th 2021

In News- A man who died after his car entered the water at Kennedy Quay has been named as Christy Moorehouse from Mahon and part of a house in Knocknaheeney collapsed yesterday while under construction.

In Sport- Manchester City are looking to make the Champions League final for the very first time and Mark Selby wins his 4th world snooker championship title.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Timmy, who owns a gardening business, about how hard it is for him to find youngsters who are willing to put in a hard days work.


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April 30th 2021

In News- 4 men and a woman remain in Garda custody after an armed Garda raid in Rochestown and a Cork restaurateur has expressed concern about the reopening date of June 7th.

In Sport- Cork City are looking to avoid a 5th consecutive league defeat tonight and the Champion Hurdle is the feature race in the penultimate day at Punchestown Festival.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Samuel, a taxi driver who had his car broken into in Douglas yesterday. The thieves made off with his bank cards, money, and passport.


RedFM News Extra

April 29th 2021

In News- Intercounty travel is set to return on May 10th and a broad welcome to news of EU plans for a vaccine passport.

In sport- Manchester United and Arsenal are both in Europa League semi-final action this evening and the semi-finals in the World Snooker Championship kick off with the 2015 world champion Stuart Bingham facing the 3 time champion Mark Selby.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Fergal O’Connor from Origin Hairdressers about the expected announcement on the easing of restrictions.


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April 28th 2021

In News-  New figures released in relation to ambulance response time for call outs and 50 new jobs have been announced in Cork with H& MV engineering opening a regional office in Little Island.
 
In Sport- Cork athlete Aoife Cooke says qualifying for the Olympics is a dream come true and the second Champions League final kicks off tonight with Paris Saint Jermain taking on Manchester City.
 
On the Neil Prendeville show-  Travel Expert Eoghan Corry spoke to Neil about the collapse of Joe Walsh Tours and if Ireland can prepare for a summer of staycations.


RedFM News Extra

April 27th 2021

In News- The ombudsman for children has requested an immediate end for the use of commercial emergency hotels for asylum seekers and the National Immunisation Advisory Committee is expected to recommend the Johnson and Johnson vaccine be used by those over 50.

In Sport- Brendan Rogers says he is happy with Leicester City despite speculation linking him with Tottenham growing and racing in Punchestown gets underway this afternoon..

On the Neil Prendeville show -Neil spoke to Lucia whose Dad has been suffering from Covid since December. She says it is also important to remember the psychological effects of the virus.


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April 26th 2021

In News- Locals in West Cork and Douglas are coming to terms with the tragic death of a young man who died in a fall near Garrettstown beach on Saturday night and Level five Covid restrictions are easing today.

In Sport- Munster’s first win over Leinster in 7 games with a 27-3 win in the Rainbow Cup and Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer are the first two players to be inducted into the Premier League’s new hall of fame.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Mark Gannon from Courtmacsherry Lifeboat spoke to Neil about a number of incidents that occurred along our coast at the weekend including the tragic death of a 22 year old male.


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April 23rd 2021

In News – An Bord Planeala has granted plans for one of the largest developments in Cork in recent history and Svetlana Murphy has been returned to her family safe and well.

In Sport- Cork City are looking to get back to winning ways after 3 consecutive defeats and Derry City have appointed Ruaidhrí Higgins as their new manager following the departure of Declan Devine yesterday.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil looked at the stories making this morning newspapers.


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April 22nd 2021

In News- A young Cork man who overcame a stammer says he hopes to meet US President Joe Biden and hairdressers and barbers will be prioritised for re-opening next month, along with places of worship.

In Sport – Ronan O’Gara has signed a new 3 year contract with La Rochelle and Ireland head coach Adam Griggs will name his team to face Italy this afternoon.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Peter Warburton, who owns a small self-cratering company in Skibbereen, spoke to Neil about the self-catering tourism sector in West Cork and the struggles they are facing.


RedFM News Extra

April 21st 2021

In News- Plans for housing on the site of the former Bessborough mother and baby home are welcome, however any burial grounds on the site must be protected says a mother and baby homes survivor and NPHET will discuss the merits of Johnson and Johnson’s Covid vaccine this week.

In Sport- All 6 English clubs have withdrawn from the European Super League and Ed Woodward is stepping down as Executive vice-chairman of Man United .

On the Neil Prendeville show – Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times spoke to Neil about the court appearance of the man accused of kidnapping a dog.


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April 20th 2021

In News – Researchers are looking into a new variant of Covid and over $32,000 has been raised to help a mother exhume her daughter in West Cork to rebury her in America.

In Sport- Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp won’t resign over the European Super League controversy and the fixtures for the Leinster senior Football and Hurling championship.

On the Neil Prendeville show – James spoke to Neil about a new rental scam that people should be wary of.


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April 19th 2021

In News- The National Immunisation Advisory Committee will discuss whether the gap between the first and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines can be extended and a man is due in court in Dublin following the death of a woman at the weekend.

In Sport- The draws for the Munster senior Hurling and Football championships have taken place and 12 of Europe’s leading Football clubs are to join a new super league competition.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Kieran, who is a First Officer for Aer Lingus, based in Cork, about the closure of Cork Airport and how aviation is coping during the pandemic.


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April 16th 2021

In News – There are fears Ireland could lose another bank and the National Public Health Emergency Team have praised the efforts of the public.

In Sport- Cork City welcome Shelbourne to Turners Cross in the SSE Airtricity league first division tonight and Cobh Ramblers are looking for their first win of the season against Wexford.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Kevin Cullinane, the Marketing Manager at Cork Airport spoke to Neil about the 10 week closure to re-build the runway.


RedFM News Extra

April 15th 2021

In News- Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment say they are closely watching the passage of an application through the courts by Indaver and Ireland’s first tubing park is set to open in Rosscarbery in a matter of weeks.

In Sport- Pep Guardiola is happy his side Man City have overcome a mental barrier to reach the Champions League semi-finals and the Ireland team to face France in the Women’s Six Nations will be named this afternoon.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at how locals, business owners and visitors are enjoying Clonakilty now that the 5km restriction has been lifted.


RedFM News Extra

April 14th 2021

In News- Residents in East Cork are opposed to plans for running the cable for the Celtic Interconnector project past their homes and the Taoiseach is to meet with the HSE and the vaccine task force later to discuss altering the country’s Covid 19 vaccine programme.

In Sport- Liverpool are looking to progress to the Champions League finals and the Ireland’s Women’s Six Nations game with France lies in the balance.

On the Neil Prendeville show Dr John Sheehan spoke to Neil about the vaccine roll out and the current situation surrounding the AstraZeneca Jab.


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April 13th 2021

In News – All AstraZeneca vaccination clinics due to take place today have been cancelled and a 52 year-old Cork woman who fraudulently claimed €69,000 in carers allowance has been remanded on bail.

In Sport- Ireland Women’s Rugby star Beibhinn Parsons said the support they have received this week has been phenomenal and in the Champions league Quarter final second legs Chelsea have a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into tonight’s game.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Grainne spoke to Neil about being shocked when her Doctor called her ‘fat.’


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April 12th 2021

In News- People can travel outside their 5km from today with the easing of level five restrictions however they are being asked to continue to work from home.

In Sport- Japan’ Hideki Matsuyama won the masters by a single shot at Augusta and Cork’s Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan combined to win gold for Ireland in the final of the lightweight men’s double sculls.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Denis spoke to Neil about the kidnap of his dog while they were out on a walk yesterday. Luckily ‘Rocco’ was returned safely later that evening.


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April 9th 2021

In News- A Cork Garda is recovering in hospital this morning after being injured carrying out a search of a car yesterday and Debenhams workers are marking one year since they lost their jobs in the city.

In Sport- Cork City are looking to get back to winning ways as they host Athlone at Turners Cross, while Cobh Ramblers head to Limerick to face Treaty United in the SSE Airtricity First division.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne From Virgin Media News about a story from overnight involving an injured Garda in West Cork.


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April 8th 2021

In News- Residents living in the vicinity of the Lough say they have had enough of the smell of urine in a laneway near their homes and St. Vincent De Paul is calling for their charity shops in Cork to be deemed essential.

In Sport – It’s day one of the masters in Augusta with Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry looking for their first green jacket and Monaghan GAA chairman says he was unaware of any team training session that took place in recent weeks.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Susan Ryan, from Susan Ryan Beauty, about the black market in hair and beauty treatments.


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April 7th 2021

In News – The one millionth covid vaccine will be administered in Ireland today and teacher unions and the Department of Health look set to clash later over vaccine prioritisation.

In Sport- A recent trip to Tiger Woods` house has given Rory McIlroy a fresh perspective on focusing on the main events and Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new contract with Man City until the summer of 2025.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to publicans in rural Cork about how the summer might look for the industry.


RedFM News Extra

April 6th 2021

In News- The three main teaching unions are holding their annual conferences this week and five Cork sailors had a lucky escape when they were rescued from the water off Youghal yesterday afternoon.
 
In Sport- Man City and Liverpool are both in action in the Champions league this evening and North Korea won’t be taking part in this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
 
On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil looked at the stories making Tuesdays papers.


RedFM News Extra

April 2nd 2021

In news – It’s hoped the discovery of two guns in a ditch outside the city could lead to the reopening of cold-case murder files and one of the organisers of an anti-lockdown protest in the city says tomorrow’s event is not about creating trouble.

In Sport – Cork City are facing Cabinteely in the SSE Airtricity first division tonight and in the Champions Cup Leinster take on Toulon in the last 16.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke about the hotel quarantine for those arriving into Cork from red list countries.


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April 1st 2021

In News – A man who allegedly attempted to rob a shop in the city armed with a syringe will appear in court today and Gardaí have issued fines to 30 people who attended a house party in the city on Tuesday night.

In Sport- A number of high profiled Dublin footballers took part in a collective training session yesterday in breach of Covid regulations and Northern Ireland are without an international win since October 2019.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at the stories making the local and national newspapers.


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March 31st 2021

In News – Cork Business Association is to seek clarity from the Government on the future plans for outdoor dining and there’s frustration with the lack of a plan for the opening of Pubs and the retail sector also.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny is now 11 games without a win and in GAA a club in West Cork is under investigation by Gardai after possible breaches of Covid 19 regulations.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Adrian Cummins, CEO of the Restaurant Association spoke to Neil to talk about last night’s announcement and what it means for the hospitality industry.


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March 30th 2021

In News- There may be no easing of restrictions on April 5th as the Government takes a phased approach to easing some measures and residents within the UCC vicinity have once again appealed to landlords not to rent out their properties for summer parties.

In Sport- Stephen Kenny insists he is still the right man to lead the Republic of Ireland forward and in Rugby Simon Zebo has been linked with a move to London Irish.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Lisa, a 37-year-old woman who is 3 months pregnant and is homeless on the streets of Cork spoke to Neil about using drugs and how she wants to get clean for her unborn baby.


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March 29th 2021

In News- The cabinet will decide on easing restrictions tomorrow following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team and the pandemic has given people more time to think about their job, according to a new survey.

In Sport- Munster’s JJ Hanrahan is to join Clermont Auvergne at the end of the season and Ireland boss Stephen Kenny still has the backing of the FAI despite Ireland’s shock loss to Luxemburg on Saturday .

On the Neil Prendeville show- Michael O’Donovan, the Vintners Chairperson in Cork spoke to Neil about comments made on Friday’s Six One news that suggested pubs were partly to blame for Covid figures.


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March 26th 2021

In News – A Kinsale woman who stole over €6,000 from a woman who moved to the area from the UK has been handed a four month suspended sentence and the long running battle between UCC and the ESB will go to the High Court to settle a liability claim related to severe flooding in Cork City in 2009.

In Sport- Cork City manager Colin Healy says he is expecting a very tough battle against Cobh Ramblers tonight and the deciding game of this years Six Nations takes place as France take on Scotland in Paris.

On The Neil Prendeville Show – Neil spoke to the brother of Adrian Moynihan on the 20th anniversary of Adrian’s death after an incident outside Sidetrax nightclub on Grafton Street.


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March 25th 2021

In News -Healthcare workers in Cork will receive their Covid vaccines at Páirc Ui Chaoimh Thursday and Friday and a man is due in court in Bandon next month after he was charged with PUP fraud.

In Sport- Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny says there are positives to take after their 3-2 loss to Serbia last night and Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry hope to bounce back today at eh WGC in Texas.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent for the Irish Times spoke to Neil about Liam Manley’s killer having his murder conviction quashed.


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March 24th 2021

In News- It’s hoped the Government will announce some easing of the current level five restrictions and Penneys have announced plans to significantly increase their presence in Cork city.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland kick off their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign against Serbia in Belgrade with a number of players out injured tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Samantha spoke to Neil about helping to rescue a woman who had jumped into the river Lee.


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March 23rd 2021

In News- The Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says he hopes a new quarantine hotel system will act as a deterrent to people coming to Ireland and the Oireachtas will hear from the hospitality sector later today.

In Sport- The build-up is continuing ahead of Friday night’s local derby between Cork City and Cobh Ramblers and Cork’s Ethon Varian has been called up to the Ireland U21 squad.

On the Neil Prendeville show-Neil took a look at the stories making Tuesday’s papers.


RedFM News Extra

March 22nd 2021

In News- The HSE is to ramp up the roll-out of vaccines this week after the Astra Zeneca vaccine was declared safe for use and residents at long term care-facilities and nursing homes will be able to have visitors from today.

In Sport – Callum Robinson says he is hoping to start for Ireland this week and Leister are into their first FA Cup final since 1982.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil took a call about rental scams that are appearing online.


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March 19th 2021

In News – Residents in a housing estate in Ballincollig expressed concern after a gang gathered for a second time in the estate on St Patrick’s night and health officials are to give an update on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Ireland today.

In Sport- Willie Mullins trained Album Photo is looking to chase his 3rd successive Cheltenham Gold Cup today and the SSE Airtricity League gets underway this evening with Shamrock Rovers hosting St Patrick’s Athletic.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil took a look at yesterday’s Reclaim the Streets Rally on the Grand Parade.


RedFM News Extra

March 18th 2021

In News- Summer holidays could be a possibility this year according to an Irish airline executive and a protest against gender based violence is taking place in Cork city centre today.

In Sport- The number of Irish winners at Cheltenham stands at 11 at the halfway stage and Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Rangers can all secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Cllr Mick Finn spoke to Neil about the large gathering at the Lough on St Patrick’s Day.


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March 16th 2021

In News- Health officials and Gardai are asking people not to gather for several planned protests today and Thursday and Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou MacDonald says it’s ‘beyond the beyond’ that anyone would defend Leo Vardakar over his leaking of a confidential document.

In Sport- Irish rugby player CJ Stander has announced he’ll retire this summer and the Cheltenham Festival begins behind closed doors today.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Heather who is one of the organisers of the Reclaim the Street Rally that is due to take place in Cork on Thursday.


RedFM News Extra

March 15th 2021

In News- The temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine over concerns about blood clots, all primary school and 5th year students return to class and plans to cut 18 newly qualified doctors on Leeside.

In Sport – Ireland claimed their second Six Nations win yesterday with a 27-24 win over Scotland and Manchester United remain 2nd in the Premier League.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke about acts of vandalism in Graveyards, the latest was in Ballincollig over the weekend.


RedFM News Extra

March 12th 2021

In News- Today marks the one year anniversary since Covid 19 restrictions were imposed by the then Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Finance Minister says the Government is determined to get as many vaccines as possible in a very competitive market place.

In Sport- Keith Earls, Rob Herring and Cian Healy are all back in the starting 15 in Ireland’s Six Nations Clash against Scotland on Sunday and in the PRO 14 Munster host Scarlets in Thomond Park.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Michael O’Donovan the Cork Chairman of the Vintners Association, about extending pub opening hours once they are allowed to re-open.


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March 11th 2021

In News- Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it will be the end of April or Early May, at the earliest before non- essential retail or hairdressers can reopen and it’s hoped Johnson and Johnson’s Covid vaccine will be given the green light today.

In Sport – Ireland are continuing preparations for Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland and the last 16 of the Europa League kicks off this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Fiona spoke to Neil about legalising cannabis in Ireland.


RedFM News Extra

March 10th 2021

In News – Every county will be under a status yellow wind warning later today and Piers Morgan is continuing to dominate headlines after he controversially quit ‘Good Morning Britain’ after backlash over his Meghan Markle comments.

In sport- Ryan Giggs will not be involved in Wales’ upcoming international camp and will miss their two World Cup qualifiers and Becky Cassin has been named as Cork City Captain ahead of the start of the 2021 SSE Airtricity League.

On the Neil Prendeville show -Neil spoke to Sonja who was amongst a group of people who helped rescue a woman who had jumped into the Lee near the Mary Elmes Bridge.


RedFM News Extra

March 9th 2021

In News- A “vaccine bonus” is to be examined by NPHET in the coming weeks and more than 79,000 applications have been submitted to the CAO for college courses in 2021.

In Sport- West Ham boss David Moyes says a top-half finish would be a strong Premier League season and Ireland’s Séamus Coleman is set to return from injury ahead of boss Stephen Kenny naming his team for the world cup qualifiers next week.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Neil spoke to Martin Condon who walked into Anglesea Street Garda Station with a cannabis plant in protest over the Misuse of Cannabis Act.


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