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14th of May 2021
May 14th 2021
In News – The HSE is dealing with the fallout from a major cyber attack today and four fishermen had a lucky escape when their trawler caught fire off the coast of Cork in the early hours of Friday morning. In Sport- The Cork Footballers get their national league campaign underway tomorrow against Kildare in Thurles and Cork City are back in action tonight against UCD. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne from Virgin Media News as he celebrates 40 years in broadcasting.

13th of May 2021
May 13th 2021
In News- The Tánaiste says a Covid vaccine could be offered to everyone that wants one by the end of June and a calls been to give wedding couples clarity on the easing of restrictions for the remainder of the summer. In Sport- Cork footballers face Kildare on Saturday afternoon while the hurlers face Tipperary in the Allianz League and Manchester United and Liverpool play their rescheduled game in the Premier league tonight. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Jade about religious education in catholic schools.

12th of May 2021
May 12th 2021
In News- It’s hoped reforms to the insurance sector will be fully implemented within the next 12 months and the cost of renting has doubled in the past 10 years. In Sport- Cork City manager Colin Healy has challenged his side to build on their win over Wexford last weekend and it’s been confirmed that this year’s Munster Hurling championship will begin on Sunday 27th of June. On the Neil Prendeville show- Keith spoke to Neil about leaving hotel quarantine after arriving back to Ireland from Italy.

11th of May 2021
May 11th 2021
In News- A man remains in Garda custody following a stabbing in the City yesterday and the Government is being encouraged to bring in new laws to protect workers when firms go out of business. In Sport- Cork manager Ronan McCarthy’s 12 week ban is to end on Thursday and in golf Dustin Johnson has opted to skip this week’s Byron Nelson Classic due to knee discomfort. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Richard Hogan from the Therapy Institute about social anxiety as Covid restrictions lift.

10th of May 2021
May 10th 2021
In News- A Cork hairdresser says he’s booked out until June and will be working until midnight many nights to try and clear the backlog and Gardai arrested eight adults and a juvenile for questioning following an incident where it was reported shots were fired in a housing estate in the Ravensdale Close area of Mahon. In Sport- The Six Nations looks set to remain on free to air on TV in Ireland and Rory McIlroy is back in to the top 10 of world rankings after his first win in 18 months. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Paul Byrne from Virgin Media News, about the feud in Mahon yesterday that saw at least one gun shot fired.

7th of May 2021
May 7th 2021
In News- The Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan says it’s time for people to be optimistic and start planning for the summer and Pieta House says they are hopeful the success of last year’s Darkness Into Light event can be replicated tomorrow morning. In Sport- Cork City boss Colin Healy wants to see an improvement from his side this evening as they host Wexford at home and Cobh Ramblers look to bounce back from last week’s defeat to Galway United. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to people who are separated from their families overseas and say that international travel is not all about holidays in the sun, it’s a way of seeing their loved ones.

6th of May 2021
May 6th 2021
In News- A Cork TD has accused the Housing Minister of being in “cloud cuckoo land” over his handling of the private rental crisis and a Cork hotelier says government supports are still needed as the country emerges from Covid 19. In Sport- Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they can’t afford to be complacent as they look to book a place in the Europa League final and Chelsea and Man City will contest this years Champions league final on May 29th. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Fiona about the state of broadband outside of urban areas.

5th of May 2021
May 5th 2021
In News- A Cork TD has described plans to cap the price of affordable homes in Cork City at €400,000 as “a sick joke” and ESB network technicians are out on the picket line today. In Sport- Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says tonight’s Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid will be a fascinating tactical battle and Castlehaven and Nemo Rangers will meet in the 2020 Premier Senior football championship in August as last year’s final was postponed. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Linda Foley, who is a wedding celebrant, about how the wedding industry is coping through the restrictions.

4th of May 2021
May 4th 2021
In News- A man who died after his car entered the water at Kennedy Quay has been named as Christy Moorehouse from Mahon and part of a house in Knocknaheeney collapsed yesterday while under construction. In Sport- Manchester City are looking to make the Champions League final for the very first time and Mark Selby wins his 4th world snooker championship title. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Timmy, who owns a gardening business, about how hard it is for him to find youngsters who are willing to put in a hard days work.

30th of Apr 2021
April 30th 2021
In News- 4 men and a woman remain in Garda custody after an armed Garda raid in Rochestown and a Cork restaurateur has expressed concern about the reopening date of June 7th. In Sport- Cork City are looking to avoid a 5th consecutive league defeat tonight and the Champion Hurdle is the feature race in the penultimate day at Punchestown Festival. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Samuel, a taxi driver who had his car broken into in Douglas yesterday. The thieves made off with his bank cards, money, and passport.

29th of Apr 2021
April 29th 2021
In News- Intercounty travel is set to return on May 10th and a broad welcome to news of EU plans for a vaccine passport. In sport- Manchester United and Arsenal are both in Europa League semi-final action this evening and the semi-finals in the World Snooker Championship kick off with the 2015 world champion Stuart Bingham facing the 3 time champion Mark Selby. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Fergal O’Connor from Origin Hairdressers about the expected announcement on the easing of restrictions.

28th of Apr 2021
April 28th 2021
In News-  New figures released in relation to ambulance response time for call outs and 50 new jobs have been announced in Cork with H& MV engineering opening a regional office in Little Island.   In Sport- Cork athlete Aoife Cooke says qualifying for the Olympics is a dream come true and the second Champions League final kicks off tonight with Paris Saint Jermain taking on Manchester City.   On the Neil Prendeville show-  Travel Expert Eoghan Corry spoke to Neil about the collapse of Joe Walsh Tours and if Ireland can prepare for a summer of staycations.

27th of Apr 2021
April 27th 2021
In News- The ombudsman for children has requested an immediate end for the use of commercial emergency hotels for asylum seekers and the National Immunisation Advisory Committee is expected to recommend the Johnson and Johnson vaccine be used by those over 50. In Sport- Brendan Rogers says he is happy with Leicester City despite speculation linking him with Tottenham growing and racing in Punchestown gets underway this afternoon.. On the Neil Prendeville show -Neil spoke to Lucia whose Dad has been suffering from Covid since December. She says it is also important to remember the psychological effects of the virus.

26th of Apr 2021
April 26th 2021
In News- Locals in West Cork and Douglas are coming to terms with the tragic death of a young man who died in a fall near Garrettstown beach on Saturday night and Level five Covid restrictions are easing today. In Sport- Munster’s first win over Leinster in 7 games with a 27-3 win in the Rainbow Cup and Thierry Henry and Alan Shearer are the first two players to be inducted into the Premier League’s new hall of fame. On the Neil Prendeville show – Mark Gannon from Courtmacsherry Lifeboat spoke to Neil about a number of incidents that occurred along our coast at the weekend including the tragic death of a 22 year old male.

23rd of Apr 2021
April 23rd 2021
In News – An Bord Planeala has granted plans for one of the largest developments in Cork in recent history and Svetlana Murphy has been returned to her family safe and well. In Sport- Cork City are looking to get back to winning ways after 3 consecutive defeats and Derry City have appointed Ruaidhrí Higgins as their new manager following the departure of Declan Devine yesterday. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil looked at the stories making this morning newspapers.

22nd of Apr 2021
April 22nd 2021
In News- A young Cork man who overcame a stammer says he hopes to meet US President Joe Biden and hairdressers and barbers will be prioritised for re-opening next month, along with places of worship. In Sport – Ronan O’Gara has signed a new 3 year contract with La Rochelle and Ireland head coach Adam Griggs will name his team to face Italy this afternoon. On the Neil Prendeville show – Peter Warburton, who owns a small self-cratering company in Skibbereen, spoke to Neil about the self-catering tourism sector in West Cork and the struggles they are facing.

21st of Apr 2021
April 21st 2021
In News- Plans for housing on the site of the former Bessborough mother and baby home are welcome, however any burial grounds on the site must be protected says a mother and baby homes survivor and NPHET will discuss the merits of Johnson and Johnson’s Covid vaccine this week. In Sport- All 6 English clubs have withdrawn from the European Super League and Ed Woodward is stepping down as Executive vice-chairman of Man United . On the Neil Prendeville show – Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent with the Irish Times spoke to Neil about the court appearance of the man accused of kidnapping a dog.

20th of Apr 2021
April 20th 2021
In News – Researchers are looking into a new variant of Covid and over $32,000 has been raised to help a mother exhume her daughter in West Cork to rebury her in America. In Sport- Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp won’t resign over the European Super League controversy and the fixtures for the Leinster senior Football and Hurling championship. On the Neil Prendeville show – James spoke to Neil about a new rental scam that people should be wary of.

19th of Apr 2021
April 19th 2021
In News- The National Immunisation Advisory Committee will discuss whether the gap between the first and second doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines can be extended and a man is due in court in Dublin following the death of a woman at the weekend. In Sport- The draws for the Munster senior Hurling and Football championships have taken place and 12 of Europe’s leading Football clubs are to join a new super league competition. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Kieran, who is a First Officer for Aer Lingus, based in Cork, about the closure of Cork Airport and how aviation is coping during the pandemic.

16th of Apr 2021
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.


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