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RedFM News Extra

23rd September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

News- The temporary closure of Cork Airport has turned some people off international travel and new legislation could see harsher prison sentences for people convicted for stalking.

In Sport- The opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup gets underway today and the latest updates in cross- channel soccer.


RedFM News Extra

22nd September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News – Significant progress has been made to secure the future of Cork Life Centre according to the Education Minister and Midleton CBS Primary School is to get a therapy dog.

In Sport- Positives to be taken from the Girls In Green’s win over Australia and plans to expand Anfield to over 61000.


RedFM News Extra

21st September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News – Cork Penny Dinners are seeing more people in need of help than ever before and the French could make another attempt to extradite Ian Bailey early next year.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland Women face Australia in a friendly at Tallaght and Steve Cooper is to take over as Nottingham Forest manager.


RedFM News Extra

20th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News- The HSE says they have been left with no other option but to close Owenacurra mental health facility in east Cork and Gougane Barra Hotel has to close for 10 days due to a member of staff contracting covid.

In Sport- The Irish Women’s Rugby team can still qualify for the World Cup and James Rodriguez is in talks with a club in Qatar about a possible move from Everton.


RedFM News Extra

17th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News – Ed Sheeran is coming to Cork again as part of his new tour next year and Cork Culture Night gets under way this evening with a range of events in over 70 venues across the city.

In Sport- Newcastle United host Leeds tonight and Micheál Donoghue could be in line to manage the Galway Hurlers again.


RedFM News Extra

16th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News- The government has asked the organisers of the America’s Cup for another 6 months to carry out a cost benefit analysis and the lack of a South Doc service in Castletownbere could lead to a loss of life on the Beara Peninsula.

In Sport- Chris Hughton has been sacked as Nottingham Forest manager and the Republic of Ireland are down 3 places to 50th in the latest FIFA world rankings.


RedFM News Extra

15th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –
In News- Ryanair is considering reopening its base at Cork Airport and residents near UCC have described the events of last weekend as some of the worst Anti-social behaviour they’ve ever experienced.

In Sport- Liverpool welcome AC Milan to Anfield and Manchester United suffered their first defeat of the season last night.

RedFM News Extra

14th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News- Residents living close to UCC are calling on the Gardaí and the college to use their powers to clamp down on anti-social behaviour in their area and reports that Garth Brooks is returning to Ireland.

In Sport- TG4 have confirmed they will show 4 SSE Airtricity Women’s National League games live between now and the end of the season and the Champions League kicks off this evening.


RedFM News Extra

13th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News- The public expenditure minister says a plan to tackle hospital overcrowding is to be launched in the coming weeks and the HSE says there are no immediate plans to scale back covid 19 testing.

In Sport- Cork boss Paudie Murray says the Orla Cronin saga didn’t negatively effect his team yesterday and Ireland start their bid to reach the Women’s Rugby World Cup.


RedFM News Extra

10th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News- Gardaí are appealing for information about an armed robbery in Ballinhassig and the Minister for Public Expenditure says people can look forward to next month’s budget with confidence.

In Sport- Cork face Galway in the All- Ireland camogie final on Sunday and there’s senior hurling championship action tonight.


RedFM News Extra

9th September 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime –

In News – Concerns raised about the delivery of accommodation in Cork particular  in the Docklands area and the gambling industry needs to take more responsibility in preventing people form becoming addicted.
 
In Sport- Cork are to appeal a red card handed down to Orla Cronin and Shane Lowry‘s  Ryder cup team hopes. 

RedFM News Extra

8th September 2021

In News – A Garda investigation is underway following a suspected double murder suicide in Co.Kerry and Ian Bailey claims the murderer of Sophie Toscan du Plantier died a long time ago.

In Sport- 9 Cork players have been named in the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year and Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy is hopeful that their draw against Serbia will quieten some of their critics.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Jen Bowler from the band Sparkle about how the cut in PUP will affect musicians in Cork.


RedFM News Extra

7th September 2021

In News- Simon Coveney is appearing before an Oireachtas committee today to discuss the failed appointment of Katherine Zappone as a UN special envoy and some students could miss out on their preferred college course this year because of grade inflation.

In Sport- Ireland manager Stephen Kenny says he is confident his team are heading in the right direction ahead of their game against Serbia and Oisín Mullin looks to be available for selection for Mayo on Saturday.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Mary-Jane, a Fashion Industry Expert, after a TikTok video showed that Penneys clothing sizes are not consistent.

 


RedFM News Extra

6th September 2021

In News- Organised indoor events and mass gatherings can resume today operating at 60% capacity and some of the reasons people
turn down permanent homes from Cork City Council.

In Sport- Cork Camogie manager Paudie Murray has appealed to the county to get behind the players and Jack O’Connor has stepped down as manager of Kildare.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick spoke to John Keirns from the Sunday Mirror about Leo Varadkar attending and being photographed at a UK music festival last weekend.


RedFM News Extra

3rd September 2021

In News- Almost 7,000 students across Cork are to receive their leaving cert results today and Joshua Allen is appealing a 2 month sentence for cocaine possession. 

In Sport- Cork City play host to Athlone town tonight and Cork’s Alan Browne is back in the Republic of Ireland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Serbia.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick spoke to the Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath.


RedFM News Extra

2nd September 2021

In News- Cork chair of the Irish Hotels Federation and general manager of the Kingsley Hotel Fergal Harte says the pandemic created the perfect storm for hospitality and the performing arts industry are confident that the demand for tickets will be strong when theatres reopen.

In Sport- A late bounce back from Portugal against the Republic of Ireland and Cork’s Patrick O’Leary is into the semi-finals of KL3 canoeing.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Liam Conway from the INMO chats with Mick.


RedFM News Extra

1st September 2021

In News- Almost all remaining covid 19 restrictions are to be lifted by October 22nd and the INMO are warning this winter could see the worst hospital overcrowding ever recorded.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland face Portugal in their world cup qualifying campaign and the latest from the Paralympics .

On the Neil Prendeville show- Amanda has set up campaign titled ; justice for Sophie, justice for Ian Bailey.


RedFM News Extra

31st August 2021

In News- CUMH say they have taken steps to ensure the safety of all patients following the death of Marie Downey and her new born baby Darragh and a member of NPHET says there’s a significant buffer in the vaccine programme.

In Sport- Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won Ireland’s 3rd gold medal at this year’s Paralympic Games and Cork’s Niamh McCarthy is in action in the early hours of this morning in the F41 discus.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at todays papers.


RedFM News Extra

30th August 2021

In News- An inquest is taking place today into the death of a mother of three and her new born son who both died at CUMH and the Taoiseach says public health advice will be central to Ireland’s approach to Covid 19.

In Sport- Ireland has won a 4th medal at the Paralympic games in Tokyo and in Tennis the US open gets underway at Flushing Meadows in New York today.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at what’s making todays papers.


RedFM News Extra

27th August 2021

In News- St.Vincent De Paul say they have seen a huge increase in calls as schools reopen and a guidance counsellor has warned students if they appeal Leaving Cert results it’s unlikely they will not get offered a college place by September.

In Sport- 16 year old Róisín Ní Riain has missed out on a medal in Tokyo and Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to Man City.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at today’s papers.


RedFM News Extra

26th August 2021

In News- Management at Páirc Uí Chaoimh are asking people to judge a controversial planning application on it’s merits and patients at a Cork mental health unit had their rooms locked by day.

 
In Sport-  The latest from the Paralympics and Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny names his side for next week’s world cup qualifiers later today. 
 

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at what’s making the papers.


RedFM News Extra

25th August 2021

In News- A Garda review has been launched into the way the force handle concerns from the public about gun owners and Irish water say they’re treating as a priority the foul smell from a waste water treatment plant in Kinsale. 

 
In Sport – At the Paralympics Róisín Ní Riain has qualified for the S13 100m butterfly and in Cycling Richael Timothy just missed out on a place in the final of the C1-3 3000 meter Individual Pursuit.
On the Neil Prendeville show- Niall Stokes spoke to Neil about the late Charlie Watts the drummer of the Rolling Stones.

RedFM News Extra

24th August 2021

In News- Former Debenhams staff are calling for a 3 million euro training fund to be distributed to those who need it urgently and littering in Cork City after the All- Ireland Senior hurling final.

In Sport – The 16th Paralympics gets underway and darts player Kyle Anderson has sadly passed away at the age of 33.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at today’s papers.


RedFM News Extra

23rd August 2021

In News- The Cork/Kerry region is the most dangerous for farmers and Cork fans are remaining positive after yesterday’s defeat for the Rebels in Croke Park.

In Sport- Cork’s defeat at the hands of Limerick in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling final and Chelsea gave Arsenal a second consecutive win in the Premier League.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil takes a look at today’s papers.


RedFM News Extra

20th August 2021

In News- Covid 19 is still circulating widely and plans for this years Christmas Panto.

In Sport- Excitement is building across the county ahead of the All-Ireland final and Cork City face Cabinteely this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil takes a look at the papers.


RedFM News Extra

19th August 2021

In News – A date has yet to be agreed for the re-opening of the live music sector and Cork’s RedFM has 4 nominations at this year’s Cork Digital Marketing Awards.

In Sport – Patrick Horgan says the Cork hurlers have improved massively since their previous meeting with Limerick and Shamrock Rovers are in action tonight against Flora Tallinn.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Sinn Fein TD Tommy Gould wants the establishment of a problem gambling fund financed by a mandatory levy or license fee on the industry. The call was made as the party’s spokesperson on addiction, recovery and wellbeing.


RedFM News Extra

18th August 2021

In News- An Afghan man who lives and runs a business in Cork says he wants to bring his family to Ireland and a 62 year old man accused of murdering a woman in Doneraile early this year will stand before Cork district court.

In Sport- Cork U20s are targeting back to back All-Ireland titles tonight and this years football semi-final between Tyrone and Kerry will take place on August 28th.

On the Neil Prendeville Show – The Mayor of Limerick Cllr Daniel Butler has responded to Cork Lord Mayor Colm Kelleher’s recent correspondence asking for Liam McCarthy back.


RedFM News Extra

17th August 2021

In News- Alcohol action Ireland say over half a million Irish people are showing some evidence of alcohol use disorders and it could take up to 6 years for tourism to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels.
 
In Sport- Cork captain Patrick Horgan says they have been improving game on game and Bríd Stack is to return to Australia for a 2nd year of AFLW.
 
On the Neil Prendeville show- Justin Nagle from Ballinhassig has gone all out in his support of the Cork U20 and Senior teams who are in All Ireland finals this week.

The mad Cork supporter has created a unique Cork themed light show.


RedFM News Extra

16th August 2021

In News- The government is offering assistance to 23 Irish citizens who are currently in Afghanistan and two female TDs talk about how they have been repeatedly harassed.

In Sport- Cork defender Ger Millerick says that he hopes to be fit enough to play some part in the All-Ireland Hurling Final and Liam Sheedy has confirmed he is stepping down as Tipperary Manager.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Luigi from La Bella Roma Restaurant in Youghal after he responded to customer review that was critical of his lack of children’s menu.


RedFM News Extra

13th August 2021

In News- House buyers in Cork are paying an average of 7% more for a new home than they would have 12 months ago and two men are due before Cork district court following an alleged assault on a couple in Kinsale.

In Sport- Old rivals Cork City and Cobh Ramblers go head to head at Turner’s Cross tonight and the new Premier League season kicks off later.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Neil spoke to Derry O’Callaghan as much-loved Cork Restaurant Zicos closes its doors after nearly 40 years.


RedFM News Extra

12th August 2021

In News- Cork City Council are asking developers to provide further information on the demolition of the Sextant Pub and Cork’s new robot trees are being unveiled in the city today.

In Sport- The GPA say that 50% of the Tyrone football squad has contracted Covid 19 and Tipperary’s Brendan Maher has announced his retirement.

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


RedFM News Extra

11th August 2021

In News- Lack of safe zones outside facilities providing abortions is a real threat to access for women seeking abortion care and rental property in Cork City needs to be addressed in the next budget says Cork Chamber.

In Sport- PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaïfi has described the signing of Messi as a historic moment and the European super cup takes place in Belfast tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to the journalist Ellie O’Byrne about the new ‘Robot Trees’ that have been installed on Patrick Street to tackle air pollution.


RedFM News Extra

10th August 2021

In News- A married couple from Portugal will be moving to West Cork to begin work as consultants at Bantry General Hospital at the end of the month and more extreme weather could be on the way unless carbon emissions are cut dramatically.

In Sport- Cork Minor Hurlers are crowned Munster champions after beating Waterford in Thurles and the Red FM Hurling league 6 final takes place this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil Prendeville spoke to Padraig Whooley from the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group about Wally The Walrus who is currently off the coast of Cork.


RedFM News Extra

9th August 2021

In News – 100 news caregiver jobs have been announced for Cork, people are being praised for the vaccination up take and Covid 19 testing and Wally the Walrus has made it to West Cork.

In Sport – Cork are preparing for their first All Ireland senior hurling title for the first time in 8 years and Cork’s minor hurlers are in action this evening.

The Neil Prendeville Show – This morning Neil Prendeville spoke to Lord Mayor Colm Kelleher about Corks fantastic win over Kilkenny in yesterdays All Ireland Hurling Semi-Final and how he would like everyone to turn Cork Red and White in the build-up to the final.


RedFM News Extra

6th August 2021

In News – A Cork Sinn Fein TD say the Government has been cherry picking parts of his party’s housing policy since last years elections and updated guidelines for the hospitality sector on outdoor parties is expected today.

In Sport – Cork City play Galway United tonight, the new Championship season kicks off tonight, there are two RedFM hurling league finals tonight, and today’s Irish action at the Olympics

Neil Prendeville Show – This morning Neil Prendeville spoke to Paul O’Brien, Bank of Irelands Security Expert, about the rise of phone scams and how you can protect yourself.


RedFM News Extra

5th August 2021

In News – there’s been criticism of guidelines for outdoor events and a group representing workers in the nightlife sector is warning of surge in unregulated events if music and gigs remain closed.

In Sport – Kellie Harrington is hoping for gold at the Olympics, the latest from the Irish athletes action in Tokyo and there’s Europa action tonight.

The Neil Prendeville Show –  This morning Neil spoke to Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times, about the inquest looking into the Kanturk killings after the jury returned one verdict of unlawful killing and two verdicts of suicide.


RedFM News Extra

4th August 2021

In News – Tributes are paid to two men who died tragically when I bus when out of control in Monkstown and the inquest into the murder-sucides involving a father and his two sons is being held in Mallow.

In Sport – The Irish Showjumpers miss out out on a medal at the Olympics, steady starts for Ireland in women’s golf at the Olympics, Niall O’Leary is hoping to be fit for Cork’s semi-final this weekend an all of days sport.

The Neil Prendeville Show – Irish Times journalist Barry Roche spoke to Neil about the tragic incident in Monkstown on Tuesday in which 2 men lost their lives.


RedFM News Extra

3rd August 2021

In News – The HSE is looking at extending Covid 19 vaccination centres and new data shows a used car now costs more this year than in 2020.

In Sport – At the Olympics Leon Reid is in action this afternoon, Cork’s Phil Healy says she gave it all in her last race and Kellie Harrington is guaranteed at least a bronze while Simone Biles wins a bronze medal.

On the Neil Prendeville Show – Mick Mulcahy spoke to Dermot O’Leary from the NBRU about the need for Gardaí on the Cork to Dublin train.


RedFM News Extra

July 30th 2021

In News- Skibbereen is preparing for a boost in tourism after three of their rowers won medals at the Olympics and more Bank holidays could be on the way if the Dáil agrees on a new bill by Solidarity People Before Profit.

In Sport- The Irish team are into the final of the 400 M Mixed Hurdle Relay and wins for Boxers Aidan Walsh and Kellie Harrington.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Joseph Byrne who is collecting school equipment for parents who are struggling to afford the yearly back to school spend.


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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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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