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RedFM News extra

23rd of May 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News – The Taoiseach has turned the sod on a new €290 million expansion at pharmaceutical company Merck in Carrigtwohill and Two men are being held at Garda stations in connection fatal stabbing in Co Kerry yesterday evening.

In Sport- Cork’s Mark Coleman says he’s proud of how they have turned their season around and Cork have been drawn against Louth in the Football qualifiers.


RedFM News extra

24th May 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- A young woman is fighting for her life following a road traffic collision in Cork City and up to 30,000 hospital procedures will be cancelled due to a medical over the next two days.

In Sport- Cork boss Kieran Kingston says they didn’t let criticism affect them and Kurt Zouma has pleaded guilty to kicking a Cat.


RedFM News extra

20th May 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- Katie Quilligan’s family say they can’t rest until they read a report into the incineration of their baby’s organs by Cork University Maternity Hospital and Gardai are investigating a public order incident in the City overnight.

In Sport- The Cork Camogie team are away to Wexford and Cork City are also at home to Wexford tonight.


RedFM News Extra

19th May 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News – The rental market is in a state of crisis,with many landlords leaving the market which is adding to the pressure and medical scientists are planning a further 5 days of protests within the next fortnight.

In Sport- The Aviva stadium will host the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Finals next year and Cork take on Tipperary in the Minor Munster Football Championship.


RedFM News Extra

18th May 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Medical Scientists are to take industrial action and Jamie reports on new skills being picked up by Cork Prisoners preparing them for the outside world.

In Sport- Rangers fans are being warned to behave themselves ahead of the Europa League Final and 10 men have been arrested by Gardai in relation to alleged match fixing in the League of Ireland.


RedFM News Extra

17th May 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- Karen Harrington has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Santina Cawley and 73 childcare services in the City and County have closed since 2017.

In Sport- Liverpool are away to Southampton in the Premiere League and the latest fixtures in division one of the Red FM Hurling League.


RedFM News Extra

16th May 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- There are calls for the National Maternity Site to be put into state ownership and Boris Johnson is travelling to Belfast today for meetings with Stormont Politicians.

In Sport- Kieran Kingston on Cork’s win over Waterford and Arsenal are away to Newcastle United tonight.


RedFM News Extra

13th May 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News – The charging of the jury in the trial of the woman accused of murdering Santina Cawley continues today and Inflation has hit its highest level since 2000, prompting call for more to be done to help people struggling with the cost of living.

In Sport- Cobh Ramblers are away to Waterford in the first division and Liverpool are without Fabinho for the FA Final.


RedFM News Extra

12th May 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- Former Debenhams staff from Cork protested outside the Dáil earlier today in an effort to get the so-called Debenhams Bill back on the agenda and the controversy over the National Maternity Hospital continues to rumble on.

In Sport- The Rugby World Cup in 2031 is to be held in the USA and the fixture details of Ireland’s Autumn Nations games have been confirmed.


RedFM News Extra

11th May 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News – A Corkman has been awarded €300,000 after he was struck by a driver on the first night of his holiday in Malta and social media is making it difficult for referees,sporting officials and players to escape abuse from spectators.

In Sport- Frank Lampard has warned that nothing is done yet in Everton’s fight against Premier League relegation and Manchester City are away to Wolves.


RedFM News Extra

10th May 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- A man and woman have been arrested following a drug seizure in Cork last night and public representatives say postmasters pay most be addressed.

In Sport- Rockmount Football Club are looking to complete a historic double this week and Liverpool are away to Aston Villa tonight.


RedFM News Extra

9th May 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- The DUP has been accused of holding the Northern Ireland assembly to ransom and Vladimir Putin has blamed the west for the war in Ukraine.

In Sport- Former Munster player Tomás O’Leary says Munster can be proud of their performance against Toulouse and Cork City are in action against Treaty United.


RedFM News Extra

6th May 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- Micheál Martin has warned that the economy will face challenges due to rise in inflation and the war in Ukraine and a protest is taking place today in the city,calling for the crisis within children’s disability services to be tackled quickly.

In Sport- John Cleary takes charge of the Rebels for their clash with Kerry tomorrow and Cork City are away to Athlone tonight.


RedFM News Extra

5th May 2022

What you need to do this Thursday lunchtime:

In News – A man who made a threat to set fire to a UK MP from his home in Cork has avoided jail and protests are to take place in relation to the cost of living.

In Sport- Real Madrid and Liverpool will face each other in the Champions League final and West Ham are in Europa League action against Eintracht Frankfurt tonight.


RedFM News Extra

4th May 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Sinn Féin is to introduce a bill in the Dáil later, which it says will protect renters in Carrigaline from uncontrolled rent hikes and locals in Blarney are to protest next Monday to try and save Blarney post office.

In Sport- Cork are gearing up for their clash with Kerry in the Munster Senior Football Championship semi-final and Tipperary face Limerick in the under 20 Munster Hurling Championship final this evening.


RedFM News Extra

3rd May 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- Calls for a dedicated mental health ambulance in Cork and healthcare workers in the community sector are to protest today for better pay and conditions.

In Sport- Kerry boss Jack O’Connor says they are expecting a battle against Cork this weekend and Cork face Clare in the Munster Minor Hurling Championship final tonight.


RedFM News Extra

29th April 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- A group of residents from a mental health facility in East Cork are to deliver a letter to the Taoiseach’s constituency office this afternoon and this week is National Organ Donation Awareness week.

In Sport- Munster host Cardiff at Musgrave Park and in football Cork City are also at home to Longford.


RedFM News Extra

28th April 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- The father of a two-year-old toddler, who was found with serious injuries in the home of a woman accused of murdering her, gave evidence at court in Cork today and Today is International Worker’s Memorial Day, which remembers those who have been killed or seriously injured in work-related incidents.

In Sport- Manchester United are home to Chelsea in the Premier League and the Europa League semi- finals take place this evening.


RedFM News Extra

27th April 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Cork City is the second highest average rent for new tenancies in the country and Cork’s Red FM have now become Ed FM ahead of Ed Sheeran returning to Leeside.

In Sport- Cork’s under 20 Hurlers take on Tipperary this evening and Liverpool continue their bid for the quadruple.


RedFM News Extra

26th April 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- Apple is to create a new engineering and test facility in Cork and summer bookings at an East Cork Hotel have been cancelled.

In Sport- Dave Kilcoyne has been ruled out for the rest of his season with Munster and Manchester City take on Real Madrid in the Champions League.


RedFM News Extra

25th April 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- A Spanish man has been arrested following the brutal murder of a homeless man believed to be from Cork in the Costa Del Sol last month and Jozef Puska who is accused of murdering Ashling Murphy will stand trial on June 6th next year.

In Sport- The Munster under 20 Football Championship Final takes place this evening with Cork taking on Kerry and Liverpool beat Everton 2-0 in the Merseyside derby.


RedFM News Extra

21st April 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- A Cork woman whose stalker was jailed for seven years says new anti-stalking laws will act as a huge deterrent and lead to more people coming forward to report that they have been victims of stalking and 70 Ukrainian refugees arrived at the Green Glens arena in Millstreet last night.

In Sport – Man Utd have appointed Erik Ten Hag as their new manager and Burnley are at home to Southampton.


RedFM News Extra

20th April 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- A local woman who had a lucky escape after a car flipped onto it’s roof on Blarney Street in the city says the council must act to make the street safer and plans for the €600 million Busconnects for Cork City are to be announced today.

In Sport- Man City are looking to return to the top of the Premier League with a victory over Brighton and Cork take on Limerick in the under 20 Munster Hurling Championship.


RedFM News Extra

19th April 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- The Association of Secondary School Teachers of Ireland are threatening industrial action unless pay is increased and a major investment has been announced for Ireland’s Regional Airports.

In Sport- Liverpool are at home to Manchester United and Fulham are looking for promotion to the Premier League.


15th April 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- Motorists are being warned that Gardai will be out in force on the roads over the Bank holiday weekend and Vigils are being organised to commemorate the lives of two men who were killed in Sligo.

In Sport- Sean Dyche has been sacked as Burnley manager and Cork City are at home to Bray.


RedFM News Extra

14th April 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- Spanish police are investigating the death of a man who is believed to be from Cork and Hospital doctors are warning of burnout ahead of a ballot for industrial action.

In Sport- West Ham travel to Lyon this evening for the Europa League while Liverpool and Man City both booked a place in the Champions League semi-finals.


RedFM News Extra

13th April 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Two separate murder investigations are underway in Sligo and a Ukrainian refugee now living in Cork has spoken about how she’s obsessed about finding out about what’s happening at home.

In Sport- Liverpool boss Jürgen is hopeful they can use the home crowd to their advantage tonight and Rúben Dias could return for Manchester City.


RedFM News Extra

12th April 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- A reward of $5m is being offered by US officials for information that can lead to the conviction of leading members of the Kinahan organised crime gang and further measures to ease the pressure of higher energy prices are set to be rubber stamped by Government tomorrow.

In Sport – Graham Roundtree is announced as the new head coach with Munster and the Republic of Ireland Women are in action tonight against Sweden.


RedFM News Extra

11th April 2022

In News- The European Union is drafting proposals for a possible embargo on Russian oil and 30 new manufacturing jobs have been announced for Cork.

In Sport- Excitement is building for the opening weekend of the Munster Senior Hurling championship and the Minor Hurling team to face Limerick in round 2 of the Championship has been announced.


RedFM News Extra

8th April 2022

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- On her visit to Cork yesterday the Ukrainian Ambassador spoke of the horrors going on in her Country and the Taoiseach has called on the secondment of Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan to Trinity College to be paused pending a reassessment.

In Sport- The latest from the Masters in Augusta and Cobh Ramblers face Waterford in the SSE Airticity League first division.


RedFM News Extra

7th April 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- Cork Penney Dinners has called on the government to take action on rising bills and the number of prisoners at Cork Prison testing positive for covid 19 has trebled since Monday.

In Sport- Tiger Woods returns to Augusta just 14 months after suffering life threatening injuries in a car crash and West Ham are in action tonight in the Europa League last 8.


RedFM News Extra

6th April 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has made a historic address to the Dáil and Seanad and the Family of Ashling Murphy have set up a trust fund in her memory.

In Sport- Munster are preparing for their Champions Cup clash with Exeter and the Cork Minor Hurlers had a comfortable win over Kerry.


RedFM News Extra

5th April 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- The European Court of Justice has just ruled in favour of Graham Dwyer’s arguments against the legality of a law governing the retention of phone traffic and location data and the Pandemic Unemployment Payment officially winds down today.

In Sport- The latest ahead of the Masters at Augusta and the Cork Minor Hurlers are in action against Kerry.


RedFM News Extra

4th April 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- The Taoiseach says it makes sense for people to try and conserve energy to deal with the cost of living increases and the Foreign Affairs Minister says the latest scenes coming from Ukraine are about as awful as you could imagine.

In Sport- Arsenal take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League and Derry City face UCD in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.


RedFM News Extra

31st March 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- A 45-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with making a threat to kill a woman in Skibbereen earlier this week and a Cork TD says he is “incredibly disappointed” at the lack of progress on a new building for a secondary school in the city.

In Sport- Vera Pauw has selected 27 players to make up her Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team squad for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifier away to Sweden and property developers Brian and Luke Comer are to take over Galway Utd.


RedFM News Extra

30th March 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation say frontline healthcare workers at hospitals in Cork are under ‘extreme pressure’ due to overcrowding and the proposed route for the Cork to Limerick motorway is set to be reviled today.

In Sport- Cork GAA and the senior football management have expressed their willingness for the Munster Senior Football Championship semi- final to be played in Cork and the Republic of Ireland beat Lithuania 1-0.


RedFM News Extra

29th March 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- Cork will not be hosting the America’s Cup in 2024 and a private hospital group is creating 450 new jobs with 80 of those positions in Cork.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland are at home to Lithuania this evening and Portugal host North Macedonia in their World Cup Qualifying Campaign.


RedFM News Extra

28th March 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Carrigaline and Gardai are appealing for witnesses with any information to an aggravated burglary in the city to come forward.

In Sport- The Irish Women’s Rugby team are re-grouping after their opening round Six Nations defeat and the Republic of Ireland squad train today ahead of their friendly against Lithuania.


RedFM News Extra

24th March 2022

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- The Finance Minister is looking at examining new measures to ease the rising costs for middle income earners and the Chief Medical Officer has said there’s no need for the re- introduction to covid restrictions.

In Sport- Bristol City goalkeeper Max O’Leary has been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad for the friendlies with Belgium and Lithuania and Wales are still in the hunt for their first World Cup appearance since 1958.


RedFM News Extra

23rd March 2022

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- It’s has been announced today that Special Needs students in Cork are to receive a welcome boost – with a further 65 school places to become available from September and Ireland is set to witness inflation not seen since 1984.

In Sport- Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny says there’s more to come from Troy Parrott and the Republic of Ireland under 19s face England in their European Championship qualifying campaign.


RedFM News Extra

22nd March 2022

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- The operator of the State’s electricity grid says extra short or medium-term measures could be needed to protect supply due to the Ukraine crisis and a rural GP says almost two thirds of people who are presenting to her clinic have had Covid in the past few weeks.

In Sport- Cork’s Alan Browne is hoping for a regular starting spot with the Republic of Ireland and Billy Hennessy has left the Cork Football panel.


RedFM News Extra

21st March 2022

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- Ukrainian forces in the port city of Mariupol are refusing to stop fighting, after rejecting an offer from Russia to surrender and a fundraiser set up to raise funds for a West Cork teenager has reached over €130,000 in two days.

In Sport- Liverpool and Manchester City will meet in the semi-final of the FA Cup and Cork will face Kilkenny in the National Hurling League semi-final.