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RedFM News Extra

April 16th 2021

In News – There are fears Ireland could lose another bank and the National Public Health Emergency Team have praised the efforts of the public.

In Sport- Cork City welcome Shelbourne to Turners Cross in the SSE Airtricity league first division tonight and Cobh Ramblers are looking for their first win of the season against Wexford.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Kevin Cullinane, the Marketing Manager at Cork Airport spoke to Neil about the 10 week closure to re-build the runway.

RedFM News Extra

April 15th 2021

In News- Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment say they are closely watching the passage of an application through the courts by Indaver and Ireland’s first tubing park is set to open in Rosscarbery in a matter of weeks.

In Sport- Pep Guardiola is happy his side Man City have overcome a mental barrier to reach the Champions League semi-finals and the Ireland team to face France in the Women’s Six Nations will be named this afternoon.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at how locals, business owners and visitors are enjoying Clonakilty now that the 5km restriction has been lifted.

RedFM News Extra

April 14th 2021

In News- Residents in East Cork are opposed to plans for running the cable for the Celtic Interconnector project past their homes and the Taoiseach is to meet with the HSE and the vaccine task force later to discuss altering the country’s Covid 19 vaccine programme.

In Sport- Liverpool are looking to progress to the Champions League finals and the Ireland’s Women’s Six Nations game with France lies in the balance.

On the Neil Prendeville show Dr John Sheehan spoke to Neil about the vaccine roll out and the current situation surrounding the AstraZeneca Jab.

RedFM News extra

April 13th 2021

In News – All AstraZeneca vaccination clinics due to take place today have been cancelled and a 52 year-old Cork woman who fraudulently claimed €69,000 in carers allowance has been remanded on bail.

In Sport- Ireland Women’s Rugby star Beibhinn Parsons said the support they have received this week has been phenomenal and in the Champions league Quarter final second legs Chelsea have a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into tonight’s game.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Grainne spoke to Neil about being shocked when her Doctor called her ‘fat.’

RedFM News Extra

April 12th 2021

In News- People can travel outside their 5km from today with the easing of level five restrictions however they are being asked to continue to work from home.

In Sport- Japan’ Hideki Matsuyama won the masters by a single shot at Augusta and Cork’s Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan combined to win gold for Ireland in the final of the lightweight men’s double sculls.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Denis spoke to Neil about the kidnap of his dog while they were out on a walk yesterday. Luckily ‘Rocco’ was returned safely later that evening.

RedFM News extra

April 9th 2021

In News- A Cork Garda is recovering in hospital this morning after being injured carrying out a search of a car yesterday and Debenhams workers are marking one year since they lost their jobs in the city.

In Sport- Cork City are looking to get back to winning ways as they host Athlone at Turners Cross, while Cobh Ramblers head to Limerick to face Treaty United in the SSE Airtricity First division.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne From Virgin Media News about a story from overnight involving an injured Garda in West Cork.

RedFM News Extra

April 8th 2021

In News- Residents living in the vicinity of the Lough say they have had enough of the smell of urine in a laneway near their homes and St. Vincent De Paul is calling for their charity shops in Cork to be deemed essential.

In Sport – It’s day one of the masters in Augusta with Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry looking for their first green jacket and Monaghan GAA chairman says he was unaware of any team training session that took place in recent weeks.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Susan Ryan, from Susan Ryan Beauty, about the black market in hair and beauty treatments.

RedFM News Extra

April 7th 2021

In News – The one millionth covid vaccine will be administered in Ireland today and teacher unions and the Department of Health look set to clash later over vaccine prioritisation.

In Sport- A recent trip to Tiger Woods` house has given Rory McIlroy a fresh perspective on focusing on the main events and Kevin De Bruyne has signed a new contract with Man City until the summer of 2025.

On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to publicans in rural Cork about how the summer might look for the industry.

RedFM News Extra

April 6th 2021

In News- The three main teaching unions are holding their annual conferences this week and five Cork sailors had a lucky escape when they were rescued from the water off Youghal yesterday afternoon.
In Sport- Man City and Liverpool are both in action in the Champions league this evening and North Korea won’t be taking part in this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil looked at the stories making Tuesdays papers.

RedFM News Extra

April 2nd 2021

In news – It’s hoped the discovery of two guns in a ditch outside the city could lead to the reopening of cold-case murder files and one of the organisers of an anti-lockdown protest in the city says tomorrow’s event is not about creating trouble.

In Sport – Cork City are facing Cabinteely in the SSE Airtricity first division tonight and in the Champions Cup Leinster take on Toulon in the last 16.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke about the hotel quarantine for those arriving into Cork from red list countries.

RedFM News Extra

April 1st 2021

In News – A man who allegedly attempted to rob a shop in the city armed with a syringe will appear in court today and Gardaí have issued fines to 30 people who attended a house party in the city on Tuesday night.

In Sport- A number of high profiled Dublin footballers took part in a collective training session yesterday in breach of Covid regulations and Northern Ireland are without an international win since October 2019.

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

RedFM News Extra

March 31st 2021

In News – Cork Business Association is to seek clarity from the Government on the future plans for outdoor dining and there’s frustration with the lack of a plan for the opening of Pubs and the retail sector also.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny is now 11 games without a win and in GAA a club in West Cork is under investigation by Gardai after possible breaches of Covid 19 regulations.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Adrian Cummins, CEO of the Restaurant Association spoke to Neil to talk about last night’s announcement and what it means for the hospitality industry.

RedFM News extra

March 30th 2021

In News- There may be no easing of restrictions on April 5th as the Government takes a phased approach to easing some measures and residents within the UCC vicinity have once again appealed to landlords not to rent out their properties for summer parties.

In Sport- Stephen Kenny insists he is still the right man to lead the Republic of Ireland forward and in Rugby Simon Zebo has been linked with a move to London Irish.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Lisa, a 37-year-old woman who is 3 months pregnant and is homeless on the streets of Cork spoke to Neil about using drugs and how she wants to get clean for her unborn baby.

RedFM News extra

March 29th 2021

In News- The cabinet will decide on easing restrictions tomorrow following a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team and the pandemic has given people more time to think about their job, according to a new survey.

In Sport- Munster’s JJ Hanrahan is to join Clermont Auvergne at the end of the season and Ireland boss Stephen Kenny still has the backing of the FAI despite Ireland’s shock loss to Luxemburg on Saturday .

On the Neil Prendeville show- Michael O’Donovan, the Vintners Chairperson in Cork spoke to Neil about comments made on Friday’s Six One news that suggested pubs were partly to blame for Covid figures.

RedFM News Extra

March 26th 2021

In News – A Kinsale woman who stole over €6,000 from a woman who moved to the area from the UK has been handed a four month suspended sentence and the long running battle between UCC and the ESB will go to the High Court to settle a liability claim related to severe flooding in Cork City in 2009.

In Sport- Cork City manager Colin Healy says he is expecting a very tough battle against Cobh Ramblers tonight and the deciding game of this years Six Nations takes place as France take on Scotland in Paris.

On The Neil Prendeville Show – Neil spoke to the brother of Adrian Moynihan on the 20th anniversary of Adrian’s death after an incident outside Sidetrax nightclub on Grafton Street.

RedFM News Extra

March 25th 2021

In News -Healthcare workers in Cork will receive their Covid vaccines at Páirc Ui Chaoimh Thursday and Friday and a man is due in court in Bandon next month after he was charged with PUP fraud.

In Sport- Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny says there are positives to take after their 3-2 loss to Serbia last night and Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry hope to bounce back today at eh WGC in Texas.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent for the Irish Times spoke to Neil about Liam Manley’s killer having his murder conviction quashed.

RedFM News extra

March 24th 2021

In News- It’s hoped the Government will announce some easing of the current level five restrictions and Penneys have announced plans to significantly increase their presence in Cork city.

In Sport- The Republic of Ireland kick off their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign against Serbia in Belgrade with a number of players out injured tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Samantha spoke to Neil about helping to rescue a woman who had jumped into the river Lee.

RedFM News Extra

March 23rd 2021

In News- The Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says he hopes a new quarantine hotel system will act as a deterrent to people coming to Ireland and the Oireachtas will hear from the hospitality sector later today.

In Sport- The build-up is continuing ahead of Friday night’s local derby between Cork City and Cobh Ramblers and Cork’s Ethon Varian has been called up to the Ireland U21 squad.

On the Neil Prendeville show-Neil took a look at the stories making Tuesday’s papers.

RedFM News Extra

March 22nd 2021

In News- The HSE is to ramp up the roll-out of vaccines this week after the Astra Zeneca vaccine was declared safe for use and residents at long term care-facilities and nursing homes will be able to have visitors from today.

In Sport – Callum Robinson says he is hoping to start for Ireland this week and Leister are into their first FA Cup final since 1982.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil took a call about rental scams that are appearing online.

RedFM News Extra

March 19th 2021

In News – Residents in a housing estate in Ballincollig expressed concern after a gang gathered for a second time in the estate on St Patrick’s night and health officials are to give an update on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Ireland today.

In Sport- Willie Mullins trained Album Photo is looking to chase his 3rd successive Cheltenham Gold Cup today and the SSE Airtricity League gets underway this evening with Shamrock Rovers hosting St Patrick’s Athletic.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil took a look at yesterday’s Reclaim the Streets Rally on the Grand Parade.

RedFM News Extra

March 18th 2021

In News- Summer holidays could be a possibility this year according to an Irish airline executive and a protest against gender based violence is taking place in Cork city centre today.

In Sport- The number of Irish winners at Cheltenham stands at 11 at the halfway stage and Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Rangers can all secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Cllr Mick Finn spoke to Neil about the large gathering at the Lough on St Patrick’s Day.

RedFM News Extra

March 16th 2021

In News- Health officials and Gardai are asking people not to gather for several planned protests today and Thursday and Sinn Fein Leader Mary Lou MacDonald says it’s ‘beyond the beyond’ that anyone would defend Leo Vardakar over his leaking of a confidential document.

In Sport- Irish rugby player CJ Stander has announced he’ll retire this summer and the Cheltenham Festival begins behind closed doors today.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Heather who is one of the organisers of the Reclaim the Street Rally that is due to take place in Cork on Thursday.

RedFM News Extra

March 15th 2021

In News- The temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine over concerns about blood clots, all primary school and 5th year students return to class and plans to cut 18 newly qualified doctors on Leeside.

In Sport – Ireland claimed their second Six Nations win yesterday with a 27-24 win over Scotland and Manchester United remain 2nd in the Premier League.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke about acts of vandalism in Graveyards, the latest was in Ballincollig over the weekend.

RedFM News Extra

March 12th 2021

In News- Today marks the one year anniversary since Covid 19 restrictions were imposed by the then Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Finance Minister says the Government is determined to get as many vaccines as possible in a very competitive market place.

In Sport- Keith Earls, Rob Herring and Cian Healy are all back in the starting 15 in Ireland’s Six Nations Clash against Scotland on Sunday and in the PRO 14 Munster host Scarlets in Thomond Park.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Michael O’Donovan the Cork Chairman of the Vintners Association, about extending pub opening hours once they are allowed to re-open.

RedFM News Extra

March 11th 2021

In News- Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it will be the end of April or Early May, at the earliest before non- essential retail or hairdressers can reopen and it’s hoped Johnson and Johnson’s Covid vaccine will be given the green light today.

In Sport – Ireland are continuing preparations for Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland and the last 16 of the Europa League kicks off this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Fiona spoke to Neil about legalising cannabis in Ireland.

RedFM News Extra

March 10th 2021

In News – Every county will be under a status yellow wind warning later today and Piers Morgan is continuing to dominate headlines after he controversially quit ‘Good Morning Britain’ after backlash over his Meghan Markle comments.

In sport- Ryan Giggs will not be involved in Wales’ upcoming international camp and will miss their two World Cup qualifiers and Becky Cassin has been named as Cork City Captain ahead of the start of the 2021 SSE Airtricity League.

On the Neil Prendeville show -Neil spoke to Sonja who was amongst a group of people who helped rescue a woman who had jumped into the Lee near the Mary Elmes Bridge.

RedFM News Extra

March 9th 2021

In News- A “vaccine bonus” is to be examined by NPHET in the coming weeks and more than 79,000 applications have been submitted to the CAO for college courses in 2021.

In Sport- West Ham boss David Moyes says a top-half finish would be a strong Premier League season and Ireland’s Séamus Coleman is set to return from injury ahead of boss Stephen Kenny naming his team for the world cup qualifiers next week.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Neil spoke to Martin Condon who walked into Anglesea Street Garda Station with a cannabis plant in protest over the Misuse of Cannabis Act.

RedFM News extra

March 5th 2021

In News- The Organisers of tomorrow’s “rally for truth” protest in Cork City have refused a Garda request to cancel the event and there are no plans to move pregnant women up the vaccine que despite reports linking Covid 19 to stillbirth.

In sport- Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp says he’s at a loss to explain their poor run of form with a 1-0 defeat to Chelsea last night and Munster can secure a place in the PRO 14 final, they face Connacht in Thomand Park at 7.35 tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at the headlines and stories making Friday’s newspapers

RedFM News Extra

March 4th 2021

In News- The aunt of 16 year-old Kimberley O’Connor who lost her life in a car crash last year says despite the incident traffic has not slowed down in the area and a Cork city based residents association are calling on parents not to allow their children to rent a party house in the city this summer. 

In Sport- Munster’s  Billy Holland says the time is right for him to step away from the professional game and Liverpool host Chelsea at Anfield in the Premier League.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil took calls about the ‘Pyramid Schemes’ that are catching people out across Cork, with many people losing money.

RedFM News Extra

March 3rd 2021

In News- Former Garda Sergeant Christy Galligan says this weekend’s anti- lockdown protest is cause for concern despite assurances from organisers and Cork County Council has been refunded €23,000 after a statue of silver Screen legend Maureen O’Hara was criticised for not looking like her.

In sport- Manchester City have gone 21 games undefeated in all competitions and the Irish Horse Racing Regulatory Board will meet on Friday to decide what sanction should be applied to trainer Gordon Elliott.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Travel Expert Eoghan Corry and Kevin Cullinane, Head of Communications at Cork Airport about the work that is due to go ahead on the runway at Cork Airport.

RedFM News Extra

March 2nd 2021

In News- Gardai are investigating the possibility that the remains of a woman in her 70’s found near Midleton may have been dug out of a grave and Gordan Elliott says he will spend the rest of his life regretting the error he made after a picture emerged of him on top of a dead horse..

In Sport- The 2030 World Cup could be coming to Ireland and Everton are within two points of a place in the Champions League.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil took calls regarding the announcement from Bank of Ireland that it would close 88 branches in Ireland including 9 in Cork.

RedFM News extra

March 1st 2021

In News- There have been calls for a planned anti-lockdown protest in Cork to be banned and Bank of Ireland has announced the closure of over 100 branches in Ireland.

In Sport- Cork City manager Colin Healy says he is happy with how pre-season is going so far after being beaten by Shamrock Rovers yesterday 2-1 and horse trainer Gordon Elliott say he can’t apologise enough after an image emerged at the weekend of him sitting on a dead Horse.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times, about the developments and timeline surrounding the deaths of three brothers in north Cork.

RedFM News extra

February 26th 2021

In News- A double murder investigation is underway in North Cork following the discovery of the bodies of two brothers and all Direct Provision centres will close in the next 4 years.

In Sport- Munster are in action this evening against the Cardiff Blues and the draw for the Europa League last 16 takes place today.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times, about two brothers found murdered on a North Cork farm overnight.

RedFM News extra

February 25th 2021

In News- Concerns that level 5 restrictions were breached at Ballymalloe Cookery school and the Taoiseach has told his parliamentary party the 5 kilometre travel limit could eased on April 5th.

In sport- There’s 7 changes to the Irish rugby side that lost to France ahead of their Six Nations clash with Italy on Saturday and Cobh Ramblers play their first game of 2021 against Longford town this evening.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Susan Ryan from Susan Ryan Beauty on the South Main Street that she is looking at opening her salon next week, regardless of restrictions.

RedFM News extra

February 24th 2021

In News- A status orange rain warning has passed on Tuesday night without causing significant flooding to property in Cork and the Tánaiste says he doesn’t think the new living with covid plan is overly cautious.

In Sport- Hopes that the new GAA season will begin in May with the return of the Allianz Leagues and Tiger Woods is awake and responsive following his worrying car accident yesterday.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Michael Magner, owner of the Vienna Woods Hotel about the bleak future the hospitality industry will be facing it if does not reopen for summer.

RedFM News extra

February 23rd 2021

In News- Heavy rain and high winds are expected to bring flooding to areas in the city and county and Former Acadia Group employees are demonstrating outside their former workplace today.

In sport- Six Nations organizers are due to make a decision on France’s clash with Scotland tomorrow after 11 of the French squad tested positive for Covid 19 and Thomas Tuchel takes charge of Chelsea for the first in Europe as they face Atlético Madrid in the Champions League at 8 PM.

In the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne from Virgin Media News about the two former Cork solicitors who were jailed for elaborate bank fraud.

RedFM News Extra

February 22nd 2021

In News- TDs are to get a pay rise in July, meaning they will now earn over €100,000 a year and the Government are to discuss the phased reopening of the country today.

In Sport – Cork City played their 1st match of 2021 yesterday taking on St. Patrick’s Athlete and the Irish Rugby squad train today in preparation for their Six Nations game against Italy on Saturday.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at the big stories that were making Monday’s local and national newspapers.

RedFM News extra

February 19th 2021

In News- A major investigation is underway after 172 kilos of Cocaine was discovered in a fruit container at Ringaskiddy port yesterday and Ulster Bank is pulling out of the Irish market.

In sport- Munster return to PRO 14 action this weekend, they face Edinburgh in Murrayfield and All Ireland champions Dublin have picked up 9 PWC All Star awards.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent for The Irish Times spoke to Neil regarding one of the biggest drug seizures in the Republic for years after cocaine valued at €12.04 million was discovered in Ringaskiddy.

RedFM News extra

February 18th 2021

In News- Leaving Cert students are to be given a choice between written exams and predictive grades and the cabinet sub -committee on Covid 19 are to get advice from NPHET on what parts of the economy to re-open.

In Sport- Keith Earls has reporteldy been offered a new 1 year deal with Munster and the IRFU and Thierry Henry is in the running to be the next Bournemouth manager.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times, about the jailing of a 42-year-old Cork man who sexually exploited a 14 year old girl with special needs.

RedFM News extra

February 17th 2021

In News- The impact of Covid on the elderly in Cork is being highlighted as they receive their first dose of the vaccine and the former head of the HSE says the Johnson and Johnson vaccine could be a game changer.

In sport- Cork Ladies Footballer Saoirse Noonan steps down from Inter-county this year to help with her international prospects and Cork’s Aaron Hill is in action in the second round of the Welsh snooker open today he faces Ali Carter.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to John Lowe, The Money Doctor, about the tax owed by people after receiving PUP or wage subsidy payments.

RedFM News extra

February 16th 2021

In News – Many Leaving Cert students want the option of choosing between written exams and predictive grades and the Children’s Minister will appear before an Oireachtas Children’s Committee today to discuss what happened to interview tapes with survivors of Mother and Baby Homes.

In Sport – Andy Farrell has let 12 Irish players return to their provinces for the PRO 14 but has kept a group of 24 for a mini camp on Thursday and Friday and in snooker Cork’s Aaron Hill kicks off his Welsh open campaign today.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Nikki who is a volunteer with a homeless outreach group in Cork called Seo Le Cuidiú.

RedFM News extra

February 15th 2021

In News- Leo Varadkar says his solicitors have written to Garda Headquarters offering to meet and answer questions about the leaking of a confidential document and the over 85s will start receiving the Covid vaccine from today.

In Sport- Ireland have now lost back to back games in their Six Nations campaign after being beaten by the French yesterday and in the Premier league tonight West Ham and Chelsea both have a chance to go into the top 4.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Dr John Sheehan spoke to Neil about the rollout of the vaccine to the over 85s.

RedFM News extra

February 12th 2021

In News- The association of secondary school teachers of Ireland says they will meet with the minister of education today to discuss issues with the leaving cert, but aren’t back in talks and this year’s Valentine’s day is expected to be one of the busiest for florists in years. 

In sport- The Irish team to face France in Sunday’s Six Nations game has been named. It includes Iain Henderson as Captain and Rhys Ruddock as Peter O’Mahony’s replacement and the Head of the organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics Yoshiro Mori is after resigning after making inappropriate comments about women. 
On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil  spoke to callers about the Taoiseachs potential Patrick’s Day trip to Washington

RedFM News Extra

February 11th 2021

In News – Students should get clarity on the Leaving Cert exams next week according to the Taoiseach and the Irish aviation industry could be badly hit by an increase in the non-essential travel fine.

In Sport – All GAA fixtures are set to be postponed until at least Easter and defending women’s singles champion Sophia Kenin has been knocked out of the Australian Tennis Open by Kaia Kanepi.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Cllr Ken O’Flynn about a traveller funeral where it appeared covid restrictions were being broken.

RedFM News Extra

February 10th 2021

In News- People receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be in for a high tax bill if they return to work this year and the Tánaiste says personal services like hairdressers won’t be able to return at the beginning of March.

In Sport- Peter O’Mahony is to be handed a three game ban but will be available for Ireland’s final Six Nations game, the latest FA Cup fixtures as well as the Australian Tennis open.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times about the sentencing of the man who put a belt around his ex-wife’s neck and threatened to kill her.

RedFM News Extra

February 9th 2021

In News- Cork City Council stopped short of Issuing an apology to survivors and victims of Mother and baby homes and Councillors have approved a €40 million plan to help the so-called ‘squeezed middle earners’ to own their own home.

In Sport – Peter O’ Mahony will find out today what punishment he will face for his red card in the Six nations game against Wales and Munster legend Ronan O’Gara told RedFM sport that Billy Burns needs to forget about the mistake he made on Sunday.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke about horses roaming free in parts of the northside.

RedFM News Extra

February 8th 2021

In News – The rollout of the AstraZeneca Vaccine starts today and people are being warned to expect very low temperatures over the next few days.
In sport-  The Ireland Rugby team are set to re-group today after losing their Six Nations opener to Wales and Tom Brady has won his 7th Superbowl title as Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the defending champions Kansas City Chiefs. 
On the Neil Prendeville show – Cormac from Cork Harbour Weather spoke to Neil about the impending cold and snowy weather.

RedFM News Extra

February 5th 2021

In News- A 72 year old woman who was found dead in a burnt out car outside Doneraile has been named locally as Mary O’Keeffe and education stakeholders are to meet today to discuss this year’s Leaving Cert.

In Sport- Ireland’s head coach Andy Farrell has named his team to face Wales on Sunday with Johnny Sexton as Captain.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Barry Roche, the Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times, after the body of a woman was found in a burning car near Doneraile.

RedFM News extra

February 4th 2021

In News- Ireland’s over 70’s could be vaccinated at GP clinics from next week and 18 people died on Cork’s Roads last year making it the county with the highest number of fatalities.

In Sport- Ireland’s team to face Wales in Sunday’s Six Nations clash is to be named on Friday and Tottenham are at home to Chelsea at the new White Hart Lane tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Neil spoke to Taoiseach Micheal Martin about the St Patrick’s Day trip to Washington.

RedFM News extra

February 3rd 2021

In News – Opinion is still divided over whether Micheál Martin should leave the Country for Washington D.C for St Patrick’s Day and the Government is being urged to allow people to travel within Ireland this summer.

In sport – Paul O’Connell is excited to join Ireland’s coaching staff and Cork’s Football manager Ronan McCarthy is to be given a three month ban for breaking covid regulations.

On the Neil Prendeville show – David spoke to Neil this morning about Micheál Martin’s trip to the USA to meet Joe Biden.

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February 2nd 2021

In News- Students who sat their Leaving Cert at the end of last year are receiving their exam results today and Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan has put a dampener on hopes of holidaying abroad this year.

In Sport – Manchester United are looking to go joint first in the Premiere league with a win over Southampton later, and Cork senior Football manager Ronan McCarthy is to face a 12-week suspension after the Cork team were spotted carrying out a session in Youghal.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Pat Dawson CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association spoke to Neil about Ryanair refunds.

RedFM News extra

February 1st 2021

In News – The number of confirmed cases of Covid -19 is expected to rise after the testing of close contacts and Huawei say they plan to increase the number of people they employ in Ireland to at least 310.

In Sport – Shane Long looks set for a transfer to championship side Bournemouth on loan, Liverpool are closing in on signing Ben Davies and in soccer this years President’s Cup will be played on March 12th.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Mairead spoke to Neil about Covid in Australia and how they are dealing with the virus down under.

RedFM News extra

January 29th 2021

In News- Caroline Forrest, the mother of an eight year old Cork boy with cerebral palsy says she needs to find a new home to take care of her growing son and the redundancy process for former Arcadia Group workers starts today after the group collapsed in November.

In Sport- Liverpool lose Joel Matip to an injury in their Premier League win over Spurs, Celtic CEO Peter Lawwell is retiring after 17 years of leading the club and Reading host Bournemouth in the Championship with both sides looking for promotion.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Sinead spoke to Neil about the state of footpaths on the northside as they have become no go areas because of horse fouling.

RedFM News extra

January 28th 2021

In News – Ireland has put in place a travel ban for 11 South American countries and South Africa and residents near UCC are calling for action against unscrupulous landlords.

In Sport- Ebony Marinoff’s 3 game ban has been quashed by the AFL’s appeals board and French authorities have yet to decide if they will field a team in this year’s Six Nations.

On the Neil Prendeville show Evelyn spoke to Neil about her daughter needing to travel overseas to receive medical treatments that aren’t available in Ireland.

RedFM News extra

January 27th 2021

In News- Over 250 jobs are to be created across Cork City and County in two separate jobs announcements and the Taoiseach is leading the tributes to Cork Soprano Cara O’Sullivan who sadly passed away at the age of 59.

In Sport- Manchester United are looking to go top of the Premier League table tonight with a win over Sheffield United, Thomas Tuchel takes charge of Chelsea for the first time at home as they face Wolves and the GAA are to meet next week to discuss the extension of Covid 19 restrictions.

On the Neil Prendeville show travel expert Eoghan Corry joined Neil to help unravel the rules on international travel.

RedFM News extra

January 26th 2021

In News – The Cabinet are expected to sign off on an extension of the current level 5 restrictions and Cork’s Dede restaurant in Baltimore was given a Michelin star at a virtual ceremony last night.

In Sport – Chelsea are hoping to appoint former Paris Saint Germain manager Thomas Tuchel as their new boss today, this year’s all Ireland championships are set to be pushed back and Cork Camogie manager Paudie Murray is confirmed as Cork manager for 2021.

On the Neil Prendeville show Neil spoke to Dr Paul O’Keeffe, a GP at the Broadale Medical Centre about vaccination clinics.

RedFM News extra

January 25th 2021

In News- The Government is expected to make a decision on the extension of Level 5 restrictions this week and the possibility of Leaving Cert students sitting the traditional exams this year.

In Sport – Frank Lampard has been sacked as Chelsea boss and Munster’s Craig Casey has been named in the upcoming squad for the Six Nations making this his first cap for the national side

On the Neil Prendeville show Caroline spoke to Neil about her hairdressing business in Cobh and how they are adapting during the lockdown.

RedFM News Extra

January 22nd 2021

In News- An outbreak of Covid- 19 at a halting site in Ballyvolane and calls have been made for the re-naming of a number of landmarks in Cork City after the publication of the Mother and Baby homes report.

In Sport- Munster have named their team to line out against Leinster in the PRO 14 tomorrow night, also the FA Cup 4th round gets underway tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville Show Cllr Ken O’Flynn spoke to Neil about an outbreak of Covid-19 on a halting site in Ballyvolane.

RedFM News Extra

January 21st 2021

In News – US President Joe Biden has overturned several policies signed into law by his predecessor Donald Trump and efforts to get children with special needs back to school continue today.

In Sport- Manchester United return to the top of the Premier League table and former Cobh Ramblers player James Cabia made his Scottish Premiership debut last night.

On the Neil Prendeville Show Margaret spoke to Neil about being caught by convincing scam artists who got into her bank account.

RedFM News Extra

January 20th 2021

In News- Teachers Unions are defending the decision not to return to the class this week to teach children with special needs and Joe Biden is to be inaugurated
as America’s 46th president this evening.

In Sport- The Adelaide Crows are to appeal the 3 match ban handed to Ebony Marinoff, a look at today’s premier league action and in hurling Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly is to take a year out from inter county Hurling.

On the Neil Prendeville Show Fiona spoke to Neil about the grave of her 6 week old son being vandalised in Bandon.

RedFM News Extra

January 19th 2021

In News- Plans to re-open schools for children with special needs are in doubt and Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan on resuming the testing of close contacts as soon as possible.

In sport- Adelaide Crow’s Ebony Marinoff has been suspended by the AFL for 3 matches following her incident with Cork’s Bríd Stack and tonight’s cross channel football action.

On the Neil Prendeville show Neil spoke to MEP Billy Kelleher about the roll out of the Covid-19 Vaccine in Ireland.

RedFM News Extra

January 18th 2021

In News- A member of NPHET says too many people see wriggle room in the current level 5 restrictions and the body of a 57 year old woman was discovered in Cork City yesterday.

In sport- Jürgen Klopp on Liverpool’s scoreless draw to Manchester United and Cork’s Bríd Stack suffered a serious injury in the Greater Western Giant’s pre-season game yesterday in the AFLW.

On the Neil Prendeville show Claire spoke to Neil about the difficulties of home-schooling children with additional needs, and the lack of special needs places in schools.

RedFM News Extra

January 15th 2021

In News- Education Minister Norma Foley on the re-opening of schools and this year’s Leaving Cert and Deputy Chief Medical Officer Ronan Glynn says it’s too early to think about lifting restrictions.

In Sport- Tributes to former Cork Senior Ladies Football manager Eamonn Ryan who won 10 All Ireland’s and Cork’s Senior Footballer Ian McGuire is nominated for an All Star.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Emma spoke to Neil from her bed in a Covid ward at CUH.

RedFM News Extra

January 14th 2021

In News- There are calls from members of the Government for this year’s Leaving Cert to be cancelled and NPHET are meeting to discuss how best to deal with an increase in the number of people being hospitalised with Covid.

In sport- Aston Villa’s clash with Everton this weekend is cancelled due to a outbreak of Covid 19 at the club, Man City boss Pep Guardiola on stopping goal celebrations by players and Dublin’s Paddy Andrews retires from GAA.

On the Neil Prendeville show Neil spoke to Vivienne who used a sperm donor to become pregnant which opened up a debate into ‘natural’ conception.


RedFM News Extra

January 13th 2021

In News – Taoiseach Micheál Martin is due to apologise on behalf of the State to the survivors of mother-and-baby homes in the Dáil today and staff shortages mean frontline workers who are deemed close contacts of someone with Covid 19 will be called back to work.

In Sport- Manchester United are top of the Premier League following victory over Burnley, Alan Kelly has stepped down as Ireland’s goalkeeping coach and the latest on today’s snooker masters.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to County Mayor Mary Linehan Foley, who was born in Bessborough, about the report into Mother and Baby Homes.

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January 12th 2021

In News – The investigation into the discovery of human bones in Midleton is continuing and Taoiseach Micheál Martin will issue an apology to survivors of Mother and Baby homes today.

In sport – The faith of this year’s Six Nations is to be decided today, Manchester United can go top of the Premier League tonight and Brian Cody is set take charge of the Kilkenny senior Hurlers for a 23rd year.

On the Neil Prendeville show- The skeletal remains found near Midleton have led to much speculation in East Cork.

RedFM News extra

January 11th 2021

In News – Concerns have been raised about the roll out of Covid-19 vaccines in Ireland and Cork Airport say they are working to ensure they are ready for the resumption of air travel.

In Sport- Cork senior hurler Stephen McDonnell speaks about calling time on his inter-county career and next years PGA Golf Championship won’t take place at Trump National Golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey.

On the Neil Prendeville show Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald spoke to Neil about the handling of the pandemic and the closure of schools.

RedFM News extra

January 8th 2021

In News- The INMO says its members can no longer provide a safe service with thousands of nurses out and up to 85,000 people will be laid off today while the construction sector shuts down.

In Sport- A final decision on Aston Villa’s FA Cup third round tie with Liverpool is to be made later today and in golf Americans Justin Thomas and Harris English share the lead after round one of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Michael Collins’ grandniece Fidelma. The family are dismayed because his cap he wore when he was shot will no longer be on display.

RedFM News extra

January 7th 2021

In News – US President says there will be an orderly transition of power on January 20th despite protests in Washington and teachers and students say plans to open schools for Leaving Cert students are not feasible.

In Sport – Manchester City have booked their place in April’s Carabao Cup final and the PGA Tour resumes today with the Sentry Tournament of Champions on Maui.

The Neil Prendeville show- Leaving Cert student Padraig told Neil that he will be refusing to go to school on Monday following the news that exam students will attend school three days per week.

RedFM News Extra

January 6th 2021

In News – The Cabinet is to sign off on the closure of schools and construction sites until the end of the month and Gardaí are consulting missing person files to try to identify the partial remains found outside Midleton on Tuesday night.

In sport – Tottenham Hotspur beat Brentford 2-0 in last night’s Carabao Cup semi-final at White Hart Lane, they’ll will play either Manchester United or Manchester City in April’s final.

Manchester City legend Colin Bell died yesterday following a short illness, Bell made nearly 500 appearances for City and its expected that tributes will be paid to him at tonight’s game in Old Trafford.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Paramdeic Paudie Dineen spoke to Neil about hanging up his High-Viz  for the last time last week after 26 years’ service.

RedFM News Extra

January 5th 2021

In News- We should know by tomorrow whether children will be going back to school on Monday, and the government here has been criticised for a delay in the roll out of the vaccine in care homes.
In sport – Tottenham and Brentford meet in the semi-final of the Carabao Cup tonight and GAA Inter county training is set to be pushed back until the start of February at the earliest.
On the Neil Prendeville show-  Secondary School teacher Graham spoke to Neil about the delay in making a decision on the closing of Schools

RedFM News Extra

January 4th 2021

In News – Health officials are warning that hospitals may struggle to deal with the increase in people presenting with Covid 19 and Micheál Martin says he fully intends to lead his party into the next General Election.

In sport – Frank Lampard says he can’t be distracted by talk about his future as Chelsea Manager, and Liverpool can open a 3-point lead at the top of the table this evening away to Southampton.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Fr Tim Hazelwood spoke to Neil regarding a mock RTÉ report which accused God of sexual abuse.

RedFM News Extra

December 24th 2020

In News – The National Public Health Emergency Team is advising the government to shut all non-essential retail from St Stephens’s Day, and EU and UK officials are set to announce a Brexit trade deal later this morning, four and a half years after 51.9% of Britons voted to leave Europe.

In sport – Victory for Cork at home in the u20 Munster Hurling Championship final last night against Tipperary on a scoreline of 1-16 to 1-14, a late win for Manchester United guarantees them a place in the league cup semi-final with a 2-0 win over Everton and Munster are to host Leinster in the inter- provincial of the pro 14 on Stephen’s day.

RedFM News Extra

December 23rd 2020

In News- People are being urged to avoid returning home for Christmas and Ryanair say they want greater concessions from Cork Airport.

In sport- The Munster U20 Championship hurling final takes place tonight with the Rebels at home to Tipperary, in Soccer the league cup final takes place in Goodison Park with Everton taking on Manchester United and Cork City Ladies U17’s face Shamrock Rovers in the National League final in Athlone.

On the Neil Prendeville show – This morning Neil spoke to the mother of a little boy who had written a letter to make sure that Santa and his Elves received the vaccination.

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December 22nd 2020

In News – Chief Medical officer Tony Holohan has warned the Government that level 5 restrictions will be needed this Christmas and the first Covid vaccine has been approved by the European Commission.

In sport – Chelsea moved up to 5th in the Premier League with a 3-0 home win over West ham Last night, Burnley secured a 2-1 win over Wolves and Clare and Kerry in the Munster minor championship final tonight.

On the Neil Prendeville show-with the threat of new restrictions being imposed on restaurants on Christmas Eve, Neil spoke to Bastien at the Imperial Hotel about the affect this will have.

RedFM News Extra

December 21st 2020

In News – NPHET are urging people to reconsider their Christmas plans if they’ve been socialising over the past few weeks and it looks like the two-day UK travel ban is set to be extended.

In Sport- Cork boss Ephie Fitzgerald says he is incredibly proud of his players after a more experienced Dublin side got the better of the ladies footballers on Sunday and in the Premier League tonight Burnley host Wolves and Chelsea host West Ham.

On the Neil Prendeville Show –  Gardai had to step in and break up a ‘Car Meet’ in Little Island on Saturday night where around 250 cars gathered.

RedFM News Extra

December 18th 2020

In News – The Government will consider increasing restrictions before the New Year due to the rise in Covid cases and Joanne Hayes and her family will receive around €2.5 million and an apology over the state’s handling of the Kerry babies scandal.

In sport- The Munster Football Association say they are still committed to League of Ireland Football at Turners Cross, Manchester United are 5 points off the top of the Premier League, and Cork’s Ciarán Teehan is in action against Wayne Jones in the World Darts Championship.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Annette got the last of her packages from DPD for Christmas. She said the driver James is brilliant.

RedFM News Extra

December 17th 2020

In News – NPHET are meeting today to discuss the rise in Covid-19 cases around the country and Richard Boyd Barret is challenging Taoiseach Micheál Martin over whether the Irish Banks were bailed out during the last recession.

In sport – Jose Mourinho says the better team lost with Tottenham being beaten 2-1 by Liverpool, Cork’s Conor McCarthy brings an end to Rangers unbeaten run, and it’s an All Ireland affair in theWorld Darts Championship with Willie O’ Connor facing Daryl Gurney.

On the Neil Prendeville show – Karen is looking to trace a girl who came to her aid in town on Wednesday morning. At 25 weeks pregnant, Karen was shopping on Opera Lane with her 2 year old when she had a dizzy spell.

RedFM News Extra

December 16th 2020

In News- Homes and businesses in Cork city had a lucky escape from the flooding this morning and former Debenhams workers say they have been effectively offered nothing in their long running dispute over redundancies.

In sport- The Cork minor footballers were beaten by Kerry after extra time in the Kingdom, the Cork U20 hurling team will face Tipperary in the Munster final, all the premier league action and Co.Meath teenager Cian Barry exits the World Darts Championship.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Ciara has been asked to leave the Simon Community today. She is in total shock. She has all her stuff and nowhere to go 10 days before Christmas.

RedFM News Extra

December 15th 2020

In News- A report detailing how the Covid vaccines will be secured, transported, stored and delivered will be published later this afternoon and students at GMIT will receive apologies after being insulted by members of staff following a virtual presentation on Zoom.

In sport- The reigning All-Ireland champions the Cork Minor Footballers are in action against Kerry tonight in the semi final in Tralee at 7 PM, Waterford face Tipperary in the u20 Munster Hurling championship also at 7 and the world darts championship is taking place tonight with Co. Meath teenager Cian Barry taking on Canada’s Jeff Smith.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Madeline Whelan ex-Debenhams worker. She worked in the Patrick St store for 30 years Today marks the 250th day of the Debenhams dispute.

RedFM News Extra

December 14th 2020

In News- Deputy Chief Medical Officer Ronan Glynn is assuring members of the public that efforts to produce a Covid 19 vaccine have not been rushed and a significant risk of flooding in Cork City on Wednesday morning.

In sport- Limerick manager John Kiely talks about how fortunate he feels about inter county hurling games going ahead, with Limerick being crowned 2020 All-Ireland Senior Hurling champions on Sunday and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says the return of fans wasa factor in their surprise 1-1 draw at Fulham.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil discussed the ‘9 euro meal’ requirement in pubs and how some pubs across the country were offering to donate the 9 euro to charity.

RedFM News extra

December 11th 2020

In News- A woman in her 60’s died after being hit by a truck outside Mayfield business park on Thursday evening and the Government have been criticised for spending millions on advisers.

In sport – Dundalk ended their Europa league campaign with a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal in the Aviva, Leeds host West Ham in the Premier League tonight and in Rugby Ulster start the new Champions Cup season against Toulouse with kick off at 8PM.
On the Neil Prendeville show-Caller Marion tells Neil about how she normally spreads some festive cheer dressing up at Penny Dinners but isn’t able to this year due to Covid.

RedFM News Extra

December 10th 2020

In News- The number of Covid 19 cases in Ireland are falling but NPHET has raised concerns over the number of ICU admissions and EU and UK negotiators have until next Sunday to reach a Brexit deal.

In Sport- Cork’s Caoimhín Kelleher performs well once again for Liverpool in their 1-1 draw with Midtjylland in the Champions League and Manchester City win 3-0 at home to Marseille, Dundalk’s Europa league campaign comes to a close tonight and Italian soccer legend Paolo Rossi sadly passed away at the age of 64.
On the Neil Prendeville Show, caller Gavin told how he failed his NCT because his number plate had the name of the garage he purchased the car from on it. The car had previously passed two other NCTs.

RedFM News Extra

December 9th 2020

In News- A man is due in court in Mallow after over fraudulent Pandemic Unemployment payments and Penny Dinners are appealing for the public to donate a dinner this Christmas.

In sport- Manchester United have been knocked out of the league, Cork’s Caoimhín Kelleher to start in goal tonight as Liverpool play away to Midtjylland’s and the Republic of Ireland will begin their worldcup qualifying campaign away to Serbia in March.

On the Neil Prendeville show- caller Michelle’s motherhad her trolley stolen yesterday in a Cork city supermarket. Her mum was left distraught.

RedFM News Extra

December 8th 2020

In News- The first covid 19 vaccine was given to a 90 year old Irish woman living in the UK and there are signs that the EU and the UK are ready to sign a Brexit agreement.

In sport- Cork Ladies Football manager Ephie Fitzgerald says he would like to see the Ladies Football Association under the umbrella of the GAA, Cork dual star Aiden Walsh has called time on his Inter-county career and Manchester United need just a point away to RB Leipzig to secure a place in the last 16 of the Champions League and the World Rugby’s team of the decade has been named.
On the Neil Prendeville show-  Debbie spoke to Neil about her Christmas presents ending up in the wrong car.

RedFM News Extra

December 7th 2020

In News- The Government says a Covid 19 vaccine could be rolled out in Ireland early in the New Year and the hospitality sector could suffer over a lack of staff.

In Sport- Cork Senior Ladies Footballers have secured a place in the All- Ireland final against Dublin and Cork Goalkeeper Anthony Nash has announced his retirement from inter- county hurling.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Kevin spoke to Neil about Amazon’s Alexa banning The Pogues ‘Fairytale of New York’ over its explicit lyrics.

RedFM News Extra

December 4th 2020

In News- There were celebrations at the Spar shop in Mount Oval after they sold a winning €10.8 million National Lottery ticket and there’s hope on the horizon for 135 Ryanair employees as we hear from Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary.

In sport- Dundalk lose out in the Europa League qualifiers and Ireland’s rugby squad make their final preparations for their clash with Scotland in Dublin.

On the Neil Prendeville show Sandra was in the city Wednesday night for the Christmas lights and told Neil about coming across a man in difficultyon his way to the Simon Community.

RedFM News Extra

December 3rd 2020

In News- NPHET meet today to discuss plans to vaccinate the population against Covid 19 and Sinn Féin criticise the Government for voting against a motion calling for student nurses and midwives to be paid the same rate as healthcare assistants.

In sport- Manchester United lose  3-1 to Paris Saint Jermain in the Champions league, Dundalk’s Europa League journey continues tonight and in GAA Shane Fives is fit to start for Waterford for their All Ireland Senior hurling final against Limerick.

On the Neil Prendeville show Neil spoke with Peter who is looking for information on his mother Josephine from Midleton who spent time in Bessborough. She had Peter in a mother and baby home in Dublin. He told Neil his mother was committed to Our Lady’s Lunatic Asylum in Cork. She had mild epilepsy and died on 7/12/67.

RedFM News Extra

December 2nd 2020

In News- Public health experts say that Ireland should consider reintroducing compulsory quarantining for people flying into the country and the Government are to put raising of the pension age on hold.

In sport- Cork Goalkeeper Caoimhín Kelleher had a big role to play as Liverpool qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday night and Wednesday nights biggest games.

On the Neil Prendeville show- Chris Crowley, the manager of The Anglers Bar and Restaurant in Carrigrohane spoke to Neil after they were inundated with 600 email bookings for their reopening.

RedFM News Extra

1st December 2020

In News- Shops, gyms, hairdressers and places of worship are all set to open today as level 5 restrictions are lifted, and almost 500 jobs are at risk in Ireland after Topshop owner Arcadia went into administration.

In sport- West Ham Utd’s win over Aston Villa last night has been them move up on the Premier League table while Fulham have moved out of the bottom 3. Tonight Liverpool face Ajax, whilstMan city face Porto in the Champions League.

On the Neil Prendeville Show- Seamus Whelehan was out in Corkcity for the show this morning as Ireland moved into Level 3 allowing manybusinesses and retail units to reopen their doors to the public.

RedFM News Extra

November 30th 2020

In News- There are fears for hundreds of jobs in Cork as Topshop’s parent company Arcadia is on the brink of administration and its hoped that healthcare workers and those with special conditions can receive a Covid 19 vaccine in the 2021.

In sport- The All Ireland Senior hurling championship final will be a Munster affair with Waterford facing Limerick, and in the premier league tonight it’s Leicester vs Fulham and West Ham vs Aston Villa.

 On the Neil Prendeville show- ‘Brexit could mean a shortage of chips in our chippers!’

RedFM News Extra

November 27th 2020

In News- Restaurants and Gastro pubs are set to open in December despite NPHET advice.. The principal of a Glanmire primary school says an outbreak of Covid 19 at the school could have been avoided and Gardai are investigating the death of a man in an industrial accident on the northside of Cork City.

In sport- Ireland head coach Andy Farrell says Cork Con’s Shane Daly is more than deserving of his first cap against Georgia on Sunday, Diego Maradona has been laid to rest in a private ceremony in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires and Cork teenager Aaron Hill is out of the UK championship.

On the Neil Prendeville show ‘Diana and Aidan Pinto in Midleton are off to Dublin today as Aidan is making an appearance on The Late Late Toy Show. He is a toy tester for this year’s show and he will be showing some toys and a Thomas The Tank Engine.

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November 26th 2020

In News- The cabinet sub-committee will meet this evening to finalise plans for Ireland’s exit from level 5 next week and Cork GAA Hope to raise 5 million euro in revenue in the next 5 years with the ‘One Cork plan’.

In sport- Liverpool captain Graham Souness remembers Argentinian soccer player Diego Maradona,, in the Europa league Dundalk are looking to claim their first point of the season tonight and in snooker Cork’s Aaron Hill is in action in the first round of the UK championship.
On the Neil Prendeville show- Fergal from Origin Hair Design says 95% of salons will open on the 1st of December as hairdressers have been closed now for 21 weeks of the year & they need to make that up.

RedFM News Extra

November 25th 2020

In News- NPHET is to make recommendations on reducing restrictions in Ireland and a Carlow school was forced to apologise after female students were told not to wear tight fitting clothes in PE as it’s seen as distracting to staff.

In sport- Dundalk’s Jordan Flores has been nominated for FIFA’s  Puskás award, Liverpool and Man city are both  in Champions League tonight and Sligo Rovers face Derry City in their FAI Cup quarter final clash .
On the Neil Prendeville show- Bridget O’Donnell, associate solicitor at Cantillon’s Solicitors on the South Mall, spoke to Neil about the impact of working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic.

RedFM News Extra

November 24th 2020

In News – Exiting level 5 is top of the Government’s agenda today and a private members motion on funding for greyhound racing comes before the Dáil this week.

In sport- Tonight’s Champions league fixtures and Mickey Harte is to take over as Louth senior football manager. 
On the Neil Prendeville show senior counsellor Michael Guerin Cuan Mhuire Centre in Bruree about a 50% increase in demand for addiction treatment services. 

RedFM News Extra

November 23rd 2020

In News – The government is meeting today to discuss the easing of Level 5 restrictions and the Vintners Association of Ireland are calling for all pubs to be allowed to re-open.

In Sport – Cork Senior football manager Ronan McCarthy is to take some time to decide whether he will stay in charge after Cork’s defeat to Tipperary yesterday. A round up of today’s Premier League fixtures and Munster to face Glasgow warriors in the Pro14 with kickoff at 8.15.

In the Neil Prendeville Show – Ali Hamou spoke to Neil this morning about the anti-social behaviour on Grand Parade Saturday night while out working and volunteering. He said there were large crowds and Gardaí were chasing a group of teens. He videoed the street on Saturday night on social media.


RedFM News Extra

November 20th 2020

In news – NPHET is encouraging the public to continue their efforts to suppress Covid 19 and there are calls for the Government to update the law after explicit images of women and girls were published online without consent.

In sport- Cork’s Séan Powter to be ruled out of action for the the Rebel’s Munster football final against Tipperary and a pre-match video shown to the Republic of Ireland squad before their defeat to England is being investigated.
On the Neil Prendeville show, Neil spoke about the new PS5’s being sold on at two and three times their original price.

RedFM News Extra

November 19th 2020

In News – Weekly addiction meetings are saving lives at Cork’s Penny Dinners and the Government have announced a financial package for Fota Wildlife park.

In sport- Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny insists there’s plenty to be positive about despite another frustrating Nations League game.

On the Neil Prendeville show the arrival of the first PS5s to Ireland was causing concern that there might not be enough consoles available in the run up for Christmas.

RedFM News Extra

November 18th 2020

In News – Tragedy in Cork as a 13 year old student dies after being struck by a truck on Sheare’s St. and Cork chamber has welcomed the ruling in favour of the M28 Ringaskiddy motorway but locals feel differently. 

In sport- The Republic of Ireland are going in search of their first win under new manager Stephen Kenny without 14 players and the Ireland U21’s are away to Luxembourg this afternoon.
On the Neil Prendeville show Neil spoke to Cora who’s stepmother was jailed for 2 years after treating her like a ‘modern day Cinderella.’

RedFM News Extra

November 17th 2020

In News- The Government is to consider introducing fines for people who drink outside and ex- Debenhams workers are looking for public support in their fight for a fair redundancy deal.

In sport- The Republic of Ireland soccer team have no news positive Covid 19 test results ahead of their clash with Bulgaria and Davy Fitzgerald is to stay on as manager for the Wexford Senior hurlers for another season.
On the Neil Prendeville show Donal O’Sullivan from Johno’s in Douglas spoke to Neil about the possibility of new restrictions for takeaway pints.



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