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1st of Dec 2021
1st November 2021
What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime: In News- The education minister says children who don’t wear face masks to school will be sent home and the brother of a Fermoy man who died suddenly while playing a game of soccer says it was incredibly difficult to come to terms with his death. In Sport- Katie McCabe says her teammate Denise O’Sullivan is one of the best players in the world and the Merseyside derby takes place tonight.

30th of Nov 2021
30th November 2021
What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime: In News- The Taoiseach says everyone, including children, will be asked not to socialise as much as planned over the next two weeks and the INMO say nursing staff are being physically, sexually and verbally assaulted in hospitals across the country and say an audit of security protocols is well overdue. In Sport- Munster have revealed there have been nine further positive cases of Covid-19 among their travelling players and staff in South Africa and the Republic of Ireland women are at home to Georgia tonight.

29th of Nov 2021
29th November 2021
What you need to know this Monday lunchtime: In News- Irish Distillers has announced a multi-million euro plan to redevelop Midleton Distillery and the Government and Senior Public Health Officials will meet today to discuss the threat posed by the Omicron variant. In Sport- St Finbarr’s are the Bon Secours Premier Senior football champions and the FAI are set to discuss Stephen Kenny’s future as the Republic of Ireland manager.

26th of Nov 2021
26th November 2021
What you need to know this Friday lunchtime: In News- Retailer Primark have announced a 60 million investment and more jobs for Cork and Hundreds of students will be wearing yellow to raise funds and awareness of isolation. In Sport- An update is expected later on the status of Munster’s United Championship matches in South Africa and hopes that Ralph Rangnick can join Manchester United .

25th of Nov 2021
25th November 2021
What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime: In News- Cork Penny Dinners say families in need are starting to panic about the availability of food hampers in the run up to Christmas and the French Interior Minister has said that the UK needs to reform its labour market. In Sport- The Girls in Green are in action tonight against Slovakia and Tadgh Furlong has signed a new deal with the IRFU.

24th of Nov 2021
24th November 2021
What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime: In News – Ambitious plans to be logged with the City Council for South Doc in the coming weeks and a School in Ballincollig says it’s aware of 100 cases of covid 19. In Sport- France and Real Madrid footballer Karim Benzema has been given a one year suspended jail term for attempted blackmail and your latest Champions League fixtures.

23rd of Nov 2021
23rd November 2021
What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime: In News- Irish people want to see more restrictions introduced to steam the tide of covid 19 and the Taoiseach says the government is working to increase PCR testing capacity. In Sport- The post Ole Gunnar Solskjær era at Manchester United begins today as they face Villarreal and Chelsea meet group H leaders Juventus.

22nd of Nov 2021
22nd November 2021
What you need to know this Monday lunchtime: In News- St Vincent de Paul says it’s expecting this year to be the busiest in history as it launched its Christmas appeal today and the chief medical officer said it’s possible people will need more than one booster of a covid 19 vaccine. In Sport- Middleton defeated Glen Rovers in the final of the Co-op Superstores Cork Premier Senior Hurling County Final and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager.

19th of Nov 2021
19th November 2021
What you need to know this Friday lunchtime: In News- A man whose wife and newborn son died within 33 hours of each other at CUMH says he has no faith in the system and Gardaí have objected to the licence renewal of Rearden’s on Washington Street. In Sport- Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry are both leading at the DPA World Championships in Dubai and Shamrock Rovers are to receive the SSE Airtricity League trophy tonight.

18th of Nov 2021
18th November 2021
What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime: In News- A Cork City Fire Service union rep says there are now just three fire pumps covering the entire city following the closure of Ballincollig Fire Station on Tuesday and a 27 year old man who grew up in Cork will face trial in Greece today over charges connected to humanitarian work. In Sport- The 2022 Cork City Marathon was launched this morning and Jack O’Donoghue will captain Munster for their upcoming United Rugby Championship tour in South Africa.

17th of Nov 2021
17th November 2021
What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime: In News- An inquest is underway into the deaths of three brothers in North Cork and the Taoiseach has said he can’t rule out further covid restrictions in the coming weeks. In Sport- Glen Rovers player Rob Downey chats to us ahead of the county final and the Republic of Ireland u21s had a 1-0 win over Sweden.

16th of Nov 2021
16th November 2021
What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime: In News- Parking charges are set to rise in Cork City, but commercial rates will remain unchanged and an inquest into the deaths of Marie Downey and her baby son Darragh begins this morning after being adjourned in August. In Sport- Glen Rovers and Midleton will contest the Co-Op Superstores Premier Senior Hurling Championship final on Sunday and the Republic of Ireland U21s are at home to Sweden this evening.

15th of Nov 2021
15th November 2021
What you need to know this Monday lunchtime: In News- A green energy company with it’s headquarters in the City says it’s to create 80 new jobs and an inquest is due to open on Wednesday into the murder-suicide deaths of three brothers in North Cork. In Sport- St Finbarr’s and Clonakilty will contest this year’s Bons Secours Premier Senior Football Championship final and Norwich City have announced Dean Smith as their new manager.

12th of Nov 2021
12th November 2021
What you need to know this Friday lunchtime: In News- A 14 year old has become the youngest person in the country to die from covid 19 and a Cork TD says families that have been on the social housing list for up to 10 years are being removed from it due to a policy change. In Sport- The Cork Ladies Football Senior Championship final takes place this evening and the Ireland U21s face Italy tonight in their European Championship qualifier.

11th of Nov 2021
11th November 2021
What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime: In News- “A generational catastrophe” that’s how the ongoing rental crisis has been described and there needs to be an honest conversation about the rate of student contribution fees for third level education, according to the President of University College Cork. In Sport- Aston Villa have confirmed that they’ve appointed Steven Gerrard as their new head coach and the Republic of Ireland face Portugal tonight in the Aviva stadium.

10th of Nov 2021
10th November 2021
What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime: In News- Investigations are continuing after a Cork Garda was arrested by officers investigating false allegations made against other members of the force and an East Cork soccer club is tackling the abuse of referees head on and will be banning anybody who abuses referees and sidelines officials during games. In Sport- The Portugal squad are due to arrive in Dublin this afternoon ahead of their game with the Republic of Ireland and the Ireland U19s begin their European Championship qualifying campaign today.

9th of Nov 2021
9th November 2021
What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime: In News- Hospitality groups will be challenged about their compliance with Covid rules when they meet government officials today and plans for a retail outlet in East Cork appear to be back on track. In Sport- Cork City captain Becky Cassin is hoping that their record breaking crowd at their final game this season will help to push the club on and the Republic of Ireland train today ahead of their game against Portugal.

8th of Nov 2021
8th November 2021
What you need to know this Monday lunchtime: In News- The Irish Medical Organisation says GP surgeries, hospitals and ICU units are under “extraordinary pressure” from the high levels of Covid-19 and Workers at Munster Technological University protest at a flag raising ceremony with the Taoiseach this morning. In Sport- Glen Rovers and Midleton will contest the Co Op Superstores Premier Senior Hurling Championship final on Sunday November 21st and a possible return to the Premier League for Stephen Gerrard.

5th of Nov 2021
5th November 2021
What you need to know this Friday lunchtime: In News- Up to 80,000 salmon worth up to €2.4m have been wiped out by a massive toxic plankton bloom off West Cork which is being linked to climate change and a UCC environmental scientist says a change in peoples behaviour is needed to meet carbon emission targets. In Sport- Xavi Hernandez is set to take over as Barcelona manager and Newcastle United also have a new manager in Eddie Howe.

4th of Nov 2021
4th November 2021
What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime: In News- A Cork dairy farmer says farmers are being unfairly targeted in the fight against climate change and students union at UCC are holding a demonstration at the college this evening at 6 to highlight the recent increase in reports of syringe spiking in Ireland. In Sport- Johnny Sexton is likely to be awarded his 100th cap as Ireland play Japan this Saturday and Liverpool have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League.


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