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Ciaran Cullinane Cycling Cobh to Belfast in aid of Breaking the Silence
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Jack Wyse, Kyle Langford and Ciaran Cullinane are taking part in a one month challenge in aid of Breaking the Silence, charity based in Cobh but serving Cork and beyond.
Gavin McEntee Director of The Broken Crow Theatre company
Monday, April 12th, 2021
Broken Crow have had a residency at the Everyman Theatre for the last couple of years, at present they are working on the "Play It by Ear" series.
Tristan O'Donovan musician from Kealkill in West Cork
Friday, April 9th, 2021
Eighteen-year-old Corkman Tristan O’Donovan’s “Bottle O’Red” is a sunny reggae-tinged track with rock and R&B notes.
Kieran O'Donovan Focus Ireland Service User
Thursday, April 8th, 2021
5 years into recovery Kieran chats about how Focus Ireland is still a massive support to him, this comes about after 19 months of treatment in a residential facility.
Rachel Gleeson, Corcadorca Theatre Company’s new Company Manager
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
Rachel Gleeson announced as the new company manager at Corcadorca Theatre Company.
Asha Woodhouse newly elected UCC student union president
Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
Asha saw off 2 of her male competitors to become the first female student union president in 18 years, picking up 53 % of first preference votes.
Jack O'Regan of the ‘West Talk’ Insta Page
Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Set up by local West Cork man Jack O’Regan West Talk is an Instagram page that promotes West Cork business and recently he ran a socially distanced fundraising initiative for Lisheen House in Skibbereen
Niamh Murphy on Cork Businesses Association President's Dinner At Home highlighting Corks Food Culture
Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
An exceptional evening of celebration, awards, great food, light entertainment and networking, and panel discussions with business and civic leaders.
Lor & Michelle (Keating & Barry) ‘My Tribe – Indie’ TV Contributors
Monday, March 29th, 2021
Having featured on the Indie episode of the series my tribe which looks into the various music scenes in Ireland in the past and present. They talk about being Cureheads.
Eddie Kiely talks all things FIFA Records and Emperor of Ice Cream
Friday, March 26th, 2021
Since Emperor of Ice Cream announced their return from a twenty-five-year hiatus in May 2020 and with the release of their long-awaited debut album 'No Sound Ever Dies' last August.
Cork Comedian Sinéad Quinlan – Winner of Stand Up & Be Funny
Thursday, March 25th, 2021
Cork's rapidly rising comedy star and face from the telly (RTÉ's The Den/Ray D'Arcy Show/Seriously Sinead?/Winner of Stand Up & Be Funny) is on a mission to keep people laughing while they #StayHome.
Zoe Tiburzi Mallow U16 Basketballer
Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
This weekend Zoey and her teammate's are carrying out a socially distanced dribbleathon in aid of Mallow Search & Rescue.
Dylan Howe from Cork band - Rowan
Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
After releasing an EP at the end of 2020 Rowan made traction on Spotify, as a result of this success Beverly Martel a U.S. record label approached them looking to sign them for an EP and album.
Michelle Ring – Ex of legendary Union Quay bar The Donkey's Ears
Monday, March 22nd, 2021
The Donkey's Ears was located on Union Quay just across from Cork City Hall. Starting as a pub with a morning licence they could see that there was something special happening in relation to the dance music scene in Cork.
London-based classically trained Cork singer songwriter Braynin
Friday, March 19th, 2021
Inspired by fleeting love amidst the chaos of lockdown, the Irish wordsmith paints the scene of being friend-zoned on his rooftop, comparing an unnamed lover to the stunning views of London at sunset.
Corina Gough of Geary's Bar in Charleville
Thursday, March 18th, 2021
Having already booked acts to perform in the Pub for when lockdown ends Corina is really looking forward to that day.
Billy O'Callaghan Barrack Street Band
Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
The Barrack Street Band have been part of the St Patrick's Day Parade in Cork City every year since 1889 with the exception of 2011 when they were in Savannah, Georgia leading the out their St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Martin O 'Driscoll Chairman of Blood Bike South
Monday, March 15th, 2021
Blood Bike South is a voluntary out of hours Motorcycle and Car courier service which helps with the transportation of Blood as well other medical materials to and from Hospitals and other Medical facilities.
Sophie from Ballycotton Duo Kudos
Friday, March 12th, 2021
The new single from the girls 'Molly' is about loving someone who is struggling with addiction, it also addresses the risks and dangers involved with substance abuse.
Singer Lisa Lambe on the IMBOLC Project
Thursday, March 11th, 2021
IMBOLC was the ancient Celtic festival in honour of the pagan goddess Brigid.
Tania Pantoja Director of AMDIE Mexico
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
From Mexico City Tania says she loves the peace and tranquility of Ireland and more particularly Cork. AMDIE is a group based in Cork that was formed in 2014 to let people enjoy Mexican traditional dance and music.
Soulé - Musician/Singer songwriter
Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
Soulé is one of Ireland's freshest young voices at the forefront of the new wave of Irish pop, boasting an impressive back catalogue in a relatively short space of time.
Paddy McMahon Nurse/Humanitarian
Monday, March 8th, 2021
Whist in Varanasi in India Paddy saw a child dying of malnutrition. Off the back of that he set up a charity called 'Mother's First' with the aim of helping malnourished pregnant mothers and children in Varanasi.
Eoin Hennessy - East Cork Music Collective
Thursday, March 4th, 2021
The music collective is back raising funds for a worthy cause the frontline workers of Blood Bike South, following up from their previous cover of what's up by 4 non blondes with David Bowie's Heroes.
Alan Finn Band leader of Shandrum Ceili Band
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
Alan from Buttevant is band leader with Shandrum Céili band operating from the Newtownshandrum Parish.
Jon Hynes Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
17 year old Michael Walsh is a student at Clonakilty Community College, who took part in the Young Mariner programme at Kinsale Outdoor Education Centre.
Bill Maybury – Singer/Songwriter to the stars
Monday, March 1st, 2021
Whilst Stateside in Martha's Vineyard he met a lawer who encouraged him to make the move to LA and even gave him a spin to LA in his Jet.
Baxter Robot of Cork Band - Happy Alone
Friday, February 26th, 2021
Chatting about the band's love for grunge and the fact that they weren't old enough to see Nirvana play Sir Henry's.
Aoife Ahern Tour/Event Manager to the stars
Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Aoife was a tour manager to such artists as; Mumford and Sons, Tame Impala and former first lady Michelle Obama.
West Cork Singer Songwriter Míde Houilihan
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
Míde who was working in a Pub and as a musician in her spare time now has plenty of time on her hands to focus on her music, as a result of having time to dwell on her thoughts more she was able to generate more ideas.