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7th of Dec 2022
Laura talks about the Improv Panto at Cork Opera House
Red Breakfast’s Laura O’Mahony talks about this year’s Improv Panto which is returning this Friday to Cork Opera House. The Adult only panto is making a welcome return after two years. Also making up the cast are Dominic MacHale, Cornelius Patrick O’Sullivan, the brains behind the operation Laura Harte and Declan Wolfe from Studio Wolfe. Grab your tickets now before it’s too late at: The Improv Panto 2022 – Over 18s – Live : Cork Opera House

6th of Dec 2022
Stephen is encouraging people to Dash, Dance or Prance
Aware is responsible for caring and treating people with depression and bipolar disorder. In the form of support services, a support line as well as a range of education programmes. Stephen is encouraging people to Dash,Dance or Prance for Aware on December 9-11th. It’s a nationwide 5k event, you are encouraged to share pictures of the event to social media. You will also receive a medal which doubles as a Christmas tree ornament for your troubles. To register for the event visit: Depression Support & Education Services – Aware

5th of Dec 2022
Kelly is encouraging members of the public to “Adopt Don’t Shop This Christmas”
My Lovely Horse Rescue is aimed at helping ALL animals. Their mantra is to “Adopt Don’t Shop This Christmas” when it comes to family pets. This is on the back of an influx of pets being brought back into rescue centres post covid. If you’re interested in adopting a pet visit: mylovelyhorserescue.com – WELCOME

2nd of Dec 2022
Declan on co-writing a Christmas song about the cost-of-living crisis
Declan from Rubyhorse spoke with Dave about the band’s up coming gig in St Lukes and a Christmas song he has co-written that tackles the cost of living crisis. It’s been recorded & released by The Derelict Debits. All proceeds go to homeless charities in the UK and Ireland. Hear the song now at: https://open.spotify.com/track/3rhd2Mwkn4xnNbWDZkr5Ls?si=ff4aef2a9949446d Get tickets to the St Lukes gig; Rubyhorse & The White Horse Gospel Choir (uticket.ie)

2nd of Dec 2022
Sean tells of how this new thriving Cork business came to be
Sean chats with Dave about how lockdown has created more opportunities for him having moved home from London. Both Sean and his sister Jane were living in their family home. They were both looking for employment and Jane bought 2nd hand Jewellery. Sean then took it upon himself to post pictures of the Jewellery on Instagram. Taking advantage of the fact that most people would be at home and online. The business has taken off to such an extent that they are now selling in the Marina Market, we also have number of vouchers for Ivy’s Attic Jewellery to give away throughout the weekend. Check out Ivy’s Attic at: Ivys Attic Jewellery | Affordable, Quality, Contemporary Jewellery Ivy’s Attic Jewellery (@ivysatticjewellery) • Instagram photos and videos

30th of Nov 2022
Corneluis talks up Coco Comedy Awards night in aid of Autism Assistance Dogs
The CoCo Comedy Club is located upstairs in the Roundy in Daunt Square. We hear about some of the impressive stats behind the Coco Comedy Club. A club which hosts a variety of comedians such as emerging talent on a Thursday, local talent on a Friday and a national headliner will be playing on the Saturday (someone who is established within the industry) This weekend sees the CoCo Comedy Awards Ceremony, with proceeds going to Autism Assistance Dogs. Tickets available at: CoCo Comedy Club: Charity Comedy Special Tickets, Sat 3 Dec 2022 at 20:30 | Eventbrite

29th of Nov 2022
Audrey on Cork Santa Cycle for Marymount this Sunday
This Saturday in Goldbergs at 7.30 pm sees the return of the Santa Cycle. It is hoped that upwards of 500 Santa’s will be cycling through the City in the 6th event of its kind. With the aim of spreading festival cheer while also raising much needed funds for a number of charities. It’s a 30 minute cycle and members of the public are encouraged to turn out to support the event. This is off the back of a fundraising initiative in the Marina Market, where they sold raffle tickets and Christmas themed Azure Jewellery. With proceeds going to Marymount. Audrey is involved in the planning along with Rory Walsh and Connie Wiseman. If you wish to take part in the Santa Cycle you can register at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/cork-santa-cycle-tickets-435706498867 Where you’ll be provided with a Santa costume and lights for your bike.

28th of Nov 2022
Damien Delaney ex pro footballer and Irish international now commentator
Damien spoke to us ahead to Virgin Media’s “Gamers Are Athletes Too” in Turner’s Cross. Damien is Co-Commentator at the event alongside side former Manchester United player Darron Gibson. It will see David Meyler and Stephanie Roche take on Ireland’s top E Footballers Tyrone Ryan and Ciaran Walsh AKA Team Wild. You can catch the battle live on twitch at 5pm tomorrow.

25th of Nov 2022
Rebecca talks up new track “I’ll Be Alright” ft Stillbe
Cork singer Rebecca spoke to Dave about her love of the dance scene in Cork and being approached by Fish Go Deep to sing on a few of their tracks. As well as her travels to London to pursue music and the Netherlands where she settled down to have kids and work in software for 15 years. Only in the last year has Rebecca got back into creating music. I’ll Be Alright is one of the two tracks Rebecca produced in the last year. Hear Rebecca now at: I’ll Be Alright – YouTube

24th of Nov 2022
Former Irish Footballer David Meyler
Former Irish Footballer David Meyler talks to Dave about the event that’s happening in Turner Cross next Tuesday.

23rd of Nov 2022
Barbra McDonagh
Barbra McDonagh of Insight Insurance talks about Donate A Dinner that’s happening this Christmas.

22nd of Nov 2022
Songstress Marguerite O’Connor
Songstress Marguerite O’Connor speaks to Dave about her gig with Cork Harbour Cruises. She will be providing the entertainment on the evening for the Christmas cruises this year – listen in to Dave Macs Drive to win a Christmas party for you and a few mates.

21st of Nov 2022
Trish Harris from Cork Harbour Cruises
Trish Harris from Cork Harbour Cruises talks to Dave about the Christmas parties they are hosting – listen in to Dave Macs Drive to win a Christmas party for you and a few mates.

18th of Nov 2022
Liam Daly – Lead Singer Of Little Known
Liam Daly – lead singer of band Little Known talks to Dave Mac about their brand new single Listen and their gig in Fred Zeppelins.

17th of Nov 2022
Caoimhe Barry Tutor in The Cabin Knocknaheeny
Caoimhe Barry speaks to Dave about the Cabin in Knocknaheeny and her as a tutor. Also talks about the 10 years of Music Generation in Cork – with a concert in The Everyman on Monday 21st

15th of Nov 2022
Comedian Chris Kent
Comedian Chris Kent talks about his brand new gig as an MC in the Comedy Club in the White Horse in Ballincollig and the event happening in The Bróg on Wednesday 23rd of November at 7pm. Win tickets here on Corks RedFM.

14th of Nov 2022
Programme Co-Ordinator of Cork Science Festival Mervyn Horgan
Programme Co-Ordinator of Cork Science Festival Mervyn Horgan talks about events that are happening for Cork Science Week 2022

11th of Nov 2022
Singer Myles Gaffney
Myles Gaffney talks about his brand new album Soldier On with the leading single of the same name – also his gig on in The Cork Arts Theatre November 12th

10th of Nov 2022
Christian McCallum – AKA The Belly Man
Christian McCallum – AKA The Belly Man speaks about The Cork International Film Festival and the film The Harder They Come.

9th of Nov 2022
Fiona Clarke – Festival Director of The Cork International Film Festival
Fiona Clarke talks about the Cork International Film Festival ahead of the opening and the movies that are to come throughout including the Irish film Aisha.

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