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11th of Jun 2021
June 11th 2021
In News- Some farmers are working up to 90 hours a week because they can’t afford to hire help and man who sued over the death of his 38 year old wife days after her first baby was delivered at CUMH has settled his high court action for 1.25 Million Euro In Sport- Cork City will play in front of a crowd for the first time since last October and the European Championships kick off tonight with Italy vs Turkey at 8 pm. On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Sarah who is originally from Carrigaline but now lives in Portugals’ Algarve region. Tourism is essential to her livelihood, but she is frustrated by those who don’t respect the local covid rules and restrictions.

10th of Jun 2021
June 10th 2021
In News- A file on the murder of Mikolaj Wilk in Ballincollig 3 years ago has still not been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions and Cork Airport is gearing up for the reopening international travel on July 19th. In Sport- Ange Postecoglou has been confirmed as Celtic’s new manager and the new season of the Red FM Hurling leagues takes place tonight with Blarney and Meelin going head to head in Blarney at 8 pm. On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Kevin Cullinane, Communications Officer at Cork Airport, about the Ryanair and Lufthansa flights that are returning to the airport in July.

9th of Jun 2021
June 9th 2021
In News- IBEC says that the delivery of a world class transport infrastructure is vital for a good quality of life in Cork City and County and Leaving Cert students are being advised to make sure they show up for their written exams. In Sport- Cork’s Chiedozie Ogbene says there’s no room for racism in football or any other sport and the semi-finals of the French tennis open will be completed today.  On the Neil Prendeville show – Mick Mulcahy spoke to Father Jer Cremin, the Parish Priest in Killbrittain , after he held a mobile Eucharistic Procession at the weekend on the back of a pick-up truck.

8th of Jun 2021
8th June 2021
In News – The Tánaiste has welcomed the news that 60 jobs have been announced at a data analytics firm in Cork and the Mayor of Waterford says the death of a baby in a dog attack is too awful for words. In Sport – Republic of Ireland take on Hungary in Budapest tonight on the back of a win against Andorra and Munster Rugby player Damian de Allende says the accident that led to him and 3 teammates suffering burns was a result of a petrol can explosion. On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Olivia Kelleher from the Irish Times after a baby girl was tragically killed by a pet dog in Waterford yesterday.

4th of Jun 2021
4th June 2021
In News- Dozens of public toilets are being installed at beaches ahead of the bank holiday weekend and a warning that Cork GAA should not take the support of local residents near Páirc Uí Chaoimh for granted ahead of plans for 7 concerts. In Sport- Stephen Kenny had his first win as Republic of Ireland boss beating Andorra 4-1 last night and Raphael Nadal marked his 35th birthday by booking a place in the third round of the French open. On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to Nick from Irish Weather Alerts about the Bank Holiday Weekend weather and the chances of a sunny summer.

3rd of Jun 2021
June 3rd 2021
In News- Cork TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire says it’s outrageous that women are being forced to attend some maternity appointments alone and the Education Minister says the results of the Leaving Cert won’t be available until September. In Sport- Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has ruled out a potential call up for Leeds striker Patrick Bamford and the boys in green face Andorra in a friendly this evening with kick-off at 5 pm. On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Cork South-Central TD, Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire, about his tearful speech in the Dail yesterday concerning partners not being allowed into maternity appointments.

2nd of Jun 2021
June 2nd 2021
In News- The social protection minister is insisting that changes to the local property tax are being done in the interest of fairness and hoteliers in Cork expect the vast majority of their rooms to be full during the summer. In sport- The GAA have confirmed that 100 supporters will be able to attend matches from next Monday and Live Score has received the broadcasting rights for the Champions League in the Republic of Ireland. On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Aaron Mansworth, Managing Director of Trigon Hotels, about today’s reopening of hotels and what it means for the industry.

1st of Jun 2021
June 1st 2021
In News- The Government is planning to reduce the pandemic unemployment payment by €50 a week from September and a member of NPHET has warned the reopening of the country will be delayed if people socialize too much in the coming weeks. In Sport- The launch of the Red FM hurling leagues took place last night in Páirc Uí Chaoimh and Rafael Nadal begins his attempt to make history in becoming an outright record holder in men’s grand slam tennis. On the Neil Prendeville show- This morning Mick Mulcahy spoke to Kieran about his concerns over Gatso Vans Parking Illegally to catch speeding motorists.

31st of May 2021
May 31st 2021
In News- A Cork Historian and Councillor is questioning whether the historic Sexton Pub needed to be knocked and an investigation is underway into an alleged sexual assault at Allihies beach in West Cork. In Sport- Cork Senior Footballers face a relegation play-off in division two of the Allianz Football League and the upcoming Copa America will no longer be played in Argentina due to a surge in covid 19 cases. On the Neil Prendeville show- Mick Mulcahy spoke to travel expert Eoghan Corry about Friday’s announcement and what it will mean for the re-opening of the travel industry.

28th of May 2021
May 28th 2021
In News- International travel is set to return on July 19th under plans set to go to cabinet this afternoon and Gardai are to carry out a technical examination on a car that was recovered from the water in Crosshaven. In Sport- Cobh Ramblers host Cork City tonight in St. Colman’s Park with kick off at 7.45 and crowds are expected to return to Croke Park after the August bank holiday weekend. On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Wayne Lloyd, owner of two salons in Cork, about the staffing crisis in the hairdressing industry.

27th of May 2021
May 27th 2021
In News- The Government is to announce plans for the latest easing of restrictions on Friday and a teenage boy will stand trial in Croke Park tomorrow after he was charged with violent disorder and the production of a knife on the night Cameron Blair was murdered. In Sport- Manchester United lost 11-10 on penalties in last nights Europa League final and Zinedine Zidane has left his role as Real Madrid manager. On Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Aine McLoughlin from The Harp Bar about the hospitality guidelines that were released yesterday.

26th of May 2021
May 26th 2021
In News- Up to 60 fishing vessels sailed into the city today to protest against what crews say is the destruction of their industry and two Gardai were injured during a shooting in Dublin last night. In Sport- Manchester United are looking to win the Europa League for the second time in 5 years tonight. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Patrick Murphy, the CEO of the South & West Fish Producers Organisation, about the protest taking place by fisherman in opposition to the conditions they face under Brexit.

25th of May 2021
May 25th 2021
In News – Any reduction in the level of connectivity at Cork airport will have ripple effects for business in the region and shipwrecks like the MB Alta will blight the Irish coast for decades unless existing laws around abandoned vessels are strengthened. In Sport- La Rochelle coach Ronan O’Gara has spoken of his disappointment on narrowly losing the European Champions Cup final and Ryan Johansson has been included in the Republic of Ireland U21 squad for friendlies against Switzerland, Australia and Denmark. On Neil Prendeville show- Neil looked at the stories making the local and national newspapers.

24th of May 2021
May 24th 2021
In News – A man in his 20’s is due in court after knocking a woman off her bike last week on Sarsfield Road and management at Skibbereen’s Ludgate hub say people have missed the social aspect of work. In Sport- Golfer Phil Mickelson says he will cherish his win at the US PGA championship for the rest of his life and in the SSE Airtricity league premier division Shamrock Rovers are looking to put their loss to Dundalk behind them as they host Sligo Rovers. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Una Butler about parents with mental illness. Una lost her two children to murder suicide at the hands of her husband back in 2010.

21st of May 2021
May 21st 2021
In News- The OPW minister has hit out at trolls and has accused them of having no interest in protecting the environment and former Debenhams staff have vowed to campaign for a reform on redundancy legislation. In Sport- Cork City and Cobh Ramblers are both in action today and the Cork Ladies Footballers play their first game of the Lidl National League against Tipperary. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Senator Jerry Buttimer after he said that Cork City is quite a frightening place at the moment.

20th of May 2021
May 20th 2021
In News- A status yellow wind and rain weather warning is in place for Cork today and last weeks cyber attack on the HSE is continuing to impact on services at Cork University Hospital. In Sport- Cobh Ramblers announced that they are entering into a strategic partnership with Premier League team Burnley and today’s fixtures from the US PGA Golf championship. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Orla Donohoe from My Lovely Horse Rescue about an incident on the northside where dogs were let loose and attacked pregnant cats.

19th of May 2021
May 19th 2021
In News- Calls are being made for the introduction of supports for aviation workers and West Cork Gardai were praised for their work in identifying the remains of an Indonesian fisherman. In Sport- The fixtures for the Republic of Ireland’s friendly matches with Andorra and Hungary have been confirmed and there’s 6 games tonight in the penultimate round of fixtures in the Premier League. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke to Kieran, a pilot with Aer Lingus, about 198 Cork based staff being laid off without pay between September and November.

18th of May 2021
May 18th 2021
In News- The Taoiseach says it’s shocking that people’s lives have been disrupted so much by the HSE hackers and UCC are selling limited edition pieces of flooring from the former on campus bar. In sport- Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær is calling on supporters to be sensible on the return of fans to matches and Harry Keane has told Tottenham he wants to leave the club at the end of the season. On the Neil Prendeville show- Neil spoke about the convincing scam text messages people are receiving that appear to be sent by their bank .

17th of May 2021
May 17th 2021
In News- Non- essential retail is opened for the first time in months on Monday with a hope that pent-up demand will boost trade in the City and disruptions expected in hospitals in the coming days following the HSE cyber attack. In Sport – Cork’s Football manager Ronan McCarthy says he’ll be looking for an improvement this week as his side go in search of their first win on the Allianz league and in hurling Galway beat All- Ireland Champions Limerick on a scoreline of 0-26 to 1-17. On the Neil Prendeville show – Neil spoke to Cork Entrepeneur Pat Phelan, who has experience in telecoms and communications, about the cyber-attacks on the HSE and the Department of Health.

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.


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