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RedFM News Extra

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 .


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

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.


RedFM News extra

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.


RedFM News Extra

3rd November 2021

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- A Bandon man who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2015 says there are just 6 specialist Parkinson’s nurses in the entire country and Gardai say they have not received any reports of needle spiking in Cork.

In Sport- Both Liverpool and Manchester City are in action this evening and Damien Duff has been appointed as Shelbourne’s new coach.


RedFM News Extra

1st November 2021

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- Planning permission for the Cork – Limerick road project is likely to be sought in 2023 and a UCC student is urging people to be vigilant on nights out after she was needle spiked at the weekend.

In Sport- David Moyes says he wont be getting carried away after West Ham’s 4-1 over Aston Villa and Sligo Rovers are at home to Longford Town .


RedFM News Extra

29th October 2021

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- Antigen testing is to be rolled out from today for close contacts of positive covid cases and the Sexual Violence Centre Cork has released its report for 2020.

In Sport- Cork City are home to Galway United and Cobh Ramblers are away to Athlone.


RedFM News Extra

28th October 2021

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- The Cork Stroke Support Centre in Blackrock was officially opened by the Lord Mayor and new rules for nightclubs will come into effect tomorrow after the Health Minister signs the regulations today.

In Sport- Ronald Koeman has been sacked as Barcelona manager and Séamus Power and Graeme McDowell are both in PGA tour action this weekend.


RedFM News Extra

27th October 2021

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- The organisers of Live at the Marquee say they expect to announce a megastar act in the next few weeks and the Transport Minister says he doesn’t believe further restrictions will be introduced this Christmas.

In Sport – The Girls in Green picked up a 2-1 win over Finland in Helsinki and a group of former players in England are planning to sue the Rugby Football League for negligence.


RedFM News Extra

26th October 2021

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- Cork Airport is on schedule to re-open on November 22nd and talks between Government officials and groups representing nightclubs and late-night venues will take place this morning.

In Sport- Seandún were crowned Senior Club Camogie champions for the first time in their history and former Rangers boss Walter Smith has passed away at the age of 73.


RedFM News Extra

22nd October 2021

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- Late night entertainment returns today and Cork’s RedFM are proud media partners of the Cork Jazz festival which gets underway this weekend.

In Sport- The FAI Cup semi-finals take place tonight and Mayo are to vote no to both proposals at the special congress tomorrow.


RedFM News Extra

21st October 2021

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News- 9 people have been killed on Cork roads so far this year and Bars, Clubs and Nightclubs will find out later how they will be allowed operate once restrictions are eased.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland Men’s team have dropped to 51st in the latest FIFA words rankings and the Republic of Ireland Women’s team face Sweden in their opening world cup qualifier.


RedFM News Extra

20th October 2021

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Publicans face the prospect of curtailed trading through the busiest period of the year and nightclub owners have described the new guidelines regulating their industry as unclear.

In Sport- Former Ireland international Stephen Ireland says the new astro turf pitch in Cobh is long overdue and Cork are to vote in favour of proposal B at Saturdays special congress.


RedFM News Extra

19th October 2021

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- The government has confirmed that NPHET has recommended that nightclubs can reopen with restrictions and there’s been a broad welcome to Cork University Maternity Hospital changing its visitor rules.

In Sport- Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open title defence is in doubt and Cork have received 10 nominations in this year’s Camogie Association All Stars Awards.


RedFM News Extra

18th October 2021

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News- NPHET will meet today to advise the Government on the further easing of Covid-19 restrictions and 40 new jobs for Cork City.

In Sport- Valley Rovers boss Paul Holland says the Championship structure is putting dual clubs at a disadvantage and the Rebel Og minor football finals take place this evening.


RedFM News Extra

15th October 2021

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime:

In News- The sister of a resident at the Owenacurra Centre in East Cork says residents have not been told when exactly it will close and the board of Páirc Uí Chaoimh has lodged an appeal challenging Cork City Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for changes to the stadium and its exterior.

In Sport- Cork City and Cobh Rambers are both in action this evening and the Republic of Ireland under 17 Women’s team play their third European championship qualifier this afternoon.


RedFM News Extra

14th October 2021

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime:

In News – Calls for an end to the silence around the impact of abuse of alcohol by parents on their children and the Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney says science can’t be ignored ahead of the easing of most restrictions on October the 22nd.

In Sport- Keith Ricken is to be the new Cork senior football boss and in snooker Mark Allen is in 2nd round action in the Northern Ireland open today.


RedFM News Extra

13th October 2021

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime:

In News- Cork Airport say a €90 million fund in the budget will help them rebuild their international routes and a travel expert expects many people to be banned from flying with Ryanair because of a row over refunds.

In Sport- Ireland’s under 17s play their final European Championship Qualifier at Turner’s Cross and Offaly will be backing proposal B at the upcoming Special Congress.


RedFM News Extra

12th October 2021

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime:

In News- The Taoiseach says today’s budget is framed around Ireland recovering from the Covid pandemic and the Tánaiste says Ireland’s finances are much better than previously forecast.

In Sport- The Boys in Green face Qatar in a friendly in the Aviva stadium tonight and the Ireland under 21s are away to Montenegro.

 


RedFM News Extra

11th October 2021

What you need to know this Monday lunchtime:

In News – The fuel allowance is set to increase by at least €3.50 in tomorrow’s Budget and Gardai are warning people to lock their vehicles after an increase in thefts
from cars in a Cork village.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland under 17s are through to the elite round of the European Championship Qualifiers and Bride Rovers face Glen Rovers in the Rebel Óg Championship final in Páirc Uí Rinn.


RedFM News Extra

8th October 2021

What you need to know this Friday lunchtime

In News -The UCC Students Union is calling for a rent freeze and for publicly funded third level education ahead of next week’s budget and farmers are to mount a protest in Cork City tonight against the government’s climate action strategy.

In Sport- Former GAA president Seán Kelly is supporting proposal B ahead of the upcoming special congress and the Republic of Ireland under 17 team picked up a win in their first European Championship qualifier at Turner’s Cross.


RedFM News Extra

7th October 2021

What you need to know this Thursday lunchtime

In News – The Students Union at UCC say they are heartbroken after turning away students after their food bank ran out and a Cork East TD is calling on the Minister for the Environment to meet representatives from Irving Oil over closure fears.

In Sport- Chiedozie Ogbene says his aim is to cause havoc for Azerbaijan’s defenders if he is selected for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier and the Republic of Ireland under 17s play the first of three games at Turner’s Cross this evening.


RedFM News Extra

6th October 2021

What you need to know this Wednesday lunchtime

In News- Hundreds of people are expected to gather outside the Dáil later for a protest against ongoing restrictions in maternity hospitals and UCC Students Union has been forced to re-open a food bank.

In Sport- Stephen Kenny is confident ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier away to Azerbaijan and Dónal Óg Cusack is among the names being associated with the Cork U20 job.


RedFM News Extra

5th October 2021

What you need to know this Tuesday lunchtime

In News -Concerns have been raised about plans for a new elective hospital for the city and Facebook has restored its services after a major outage.

In Sport- Ulster GAA the provincial secretary is opposed to a league-based All-Ireland Football Championship and the Kerry County Board chairman
insists the appointment of a Jack O’Connor as senior football manager was transparent.


RedFM News Extra

4th October 2021

What you need to know this lunchtime
In News- The Government is in Cork today to sign off on the multi-billion euro National Development Plan and a member of Sláintecare says he’s disappointed but not surprised a new advisory group is going to be appointed.
 
In Sport- Shane Ronayne says he can’t wait to get going with the Cork Ladies Footballers and the Republic of Ireland are due to meet today ahead of their upcoming internationals.