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    • Oct 14, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    2022-10-14 Helen Overjoyed For Baby Emma, Waiting Hell At CUH, Eurovision Parties All Year Long & More..

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 130:14


    Baby Emma got a world first big transplant and is just fine so Helen is overjoyed. Lisa's husband has been in a "pod" in CUH for two days. Eurovision fans in Cork have started the party for Liverpool already. And more... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    What A Wait In CUH

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 10:52


    Lisa's husband Jamie was rushed to CUH from Bantry General for an urgent operation but spent 2 days waiting there with nothing happening. Lisa says staff are amazing but the system must change. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Restaurants Will Adapt To Tough Times With Customer Support

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 14:50


    PJ hears restaurants will adapt to inflation but need customer help too from Blathnaid Bergin,a business lecturer at Ballymaloe Cookery School and restaurant adviser with ‘The Business of Food' Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Cork Eurovision Fans Kick Into Gear

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 23:54


    Eurovision fans party all year long at special events and now we have a Cork man as head of Ireland's fan club. PJ talks to superfan Dermot and to Corkman Frank Dermody, President of Eurovision fanclub ogae.ie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Celtic Symphony Is Just A Football Song

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 17:27


    PJ talks to Brian Warfield who says the Celtic Symphony song sung by Ireland's womens soccer team is a strictly football song. He then talks to callers who mostly agree. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Miracle Transplant Baby's Cork Grandmum So Overjoyed

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 13:59


    Little Baby Emma had a world first operation with a new intestine stomach, liver, pancreas and spleen all on the same day in Spain. Her gran Helen is from Blarney but is living in Spain now. She's just overjoyed. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-13 Have you got the Juggle? Gulls on the pill, Student walkout & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 130:44


    The juggle is real - Rachel Sarah Murphy talks about juggling work, kids and life as a single mumContraceptive pills for seagulls - is it time to cull the gulls, students walk out of lectures over the cost of living crisis & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Helping Out At Xmas - 3 Degrees Hair Design Have An Idea

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 5:59


    Fiona spoke to Ciara from 3 Degrees in Blackpool who says they see a lot of need since the inflation surge and she would like hair and beauty salons to pitch in so Xmas party season isn't a worry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Working Mums And "The Juggle"

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 9:06


    Working mums face "the juggle" and it's time to stop apologizing Rachel Sarah Murphy tells Fiona Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    My Kid Just Won't Do School

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 11:04


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    SOO-CHEE! Bernard The Lynch's Centra Sushi Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 6:03


    Fiona is having great craic with Bernard from Lynch's Centra over his famous video that's gone worldwide but he's relaxed about fame Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Student Walkout UCC SU President Asha Woodhouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 14:04


    Students walked out at 1111 this morning over the cost of liveing. UCC SU President Asha Woodehouse explains Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-12 COYGIG, Kinsale bus woes, adopted Corkwoman Angela Lansbury and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 126:20


    COYGIG! We're going to the World Cup! Cork players have been a huge part of getting us there.. The Kinsale bus - we're snowed under with complaints about route 226, Remembering Angela Lansbury - the Hollywood star who called Cork home & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Kinsale Bus Users Not Happy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 13:44


    PJ talks to Cathal about the frustrations of trying to get to college by bus and to Beattie who could get to German in faster time than getting home from work! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    So Proud Of Soccer Ladies Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 10:35


    After the IRE v SCO win, PJ talks to Sinead O'Sullivan whose sister Denise played last night and Cllr Tony Fitzgerald. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Angela Lansbury And Cork

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 5:19


    PJ remembers the late Angela Lansbury and talks to Deirdre whose dad owned the Carbery Arms about her time there Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Strange Luggage Irish Take Abroad!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2022 17:57


    Brenda Dennehy tells PJ she got pulled over when customs thought her chicken fillets were drugs while Sue Ellen has a slightly spicier story you have got to hear! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-11 Creeslough prepares for ten funerals, Help my son come home to die, Why won't my toddler sleep and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 122:32


    As Creeslough prepares for ten funerals, Cork people hold vigils and sign condolence books..Mags is desperate to get her son home to Cork before he dies - can anybody in authority help?.. Sleepless nights as every single toddler seems to have their own bedtime rules & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Please Help Me Bring My Son Home To Die

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 11:54


    PJ talks to Mags Tobin whose son Jonathan is dying in Greece and has had to plead for help to bring him home Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Beloved Brunch & Deli In Youghal Closes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 7:15


    Paul McElduff, Co-Owner of 'Brunch and Deli' in Youghal which is closing due to the cost of living crisis, talks to PJ about the realities of business at the moment. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Help Etienne From South Africa Find His Parents

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 19:48


    Etienne Van Wyk is in Cork looking for his roots after getting adopted 48 years ago. He tells PJ his story and asks our listeners from help. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Cot To Bed Nightmare

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 16:05


    Moving your little one from the cot to the bed can be a nightmare. PJ gets advice on this and other questions from Lucy Wolfe of sleepmatters.ie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    BusConnects Council Heat & Queues For 206 Route

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 17:29


    PJ talks to Cllr Colm Kelleher about last nights BusConnects debate in council and to Marian about the endless queues for the 206 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-10 Creeslough. There are no words, Feeding the family on a budget, A different kind of school & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 125:33


    Creeslough - how do you even find the words for something that could happen to any of us, in a split second? Feeding the family on a budget - smallies are picky - and its not ham unless its paw patrol ham!.. The school with no rules - why alternative education seems to be catching on & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Sober Curious? Just Do It, Don't Explain

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 9:18


    Mary Cate Smith was Sober Curious and gives PJ tips on how to do it, why to do it and why it is not just for those at "rock bottom". Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Julia Jay Haynes Twins & Me Supermarket Saving Tips

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 9:55


    Look beyond discounters Julia tells PJ because you have to take into account things like coupons, brand names and what the kids will actually eat and not waste! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Tuskar - It Helps So Much To Know People Care

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 13:42


    PJ talks to Peter Walls who lost his dad in the Tuskar Rock air tragedy. Peter appears in The Tuskar Rock Tragedy RTE1 Monday 10th October, 9.35pm Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Schools With No Rules - The Sudbury Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2022 14:42


    PJ talks to Ciara and Jessica, both involved in the schools without rules as some call them, the Sudbury model, which develops child independence and happiness. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-07 Junior Certs Wait And Wait, Cork Airport On The Up And Up, Old Interesting Buildings & More...

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 122:22


    Junior Certs are waiting and waiting and it's not fair says Pam. We hear how Cork Airport is on the up and up. Photographing abandoned houses. And more... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Junior Cert Wait So Unfair

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 6:34


    Pam O'Leary, Guidance Counsellor at Educate Together, tells PJ we must remember the wait is a lot of stress for developing teens. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Cork Airport On The Up And Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 23:32


    PJ hears from Barry Holland about new routes, how routes are set up and the deals being cut. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Exploring And Photographing Abandoned Buildings

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 6:16


    PJ talks to Clodagh Heywood, who explores and photos old and abandoned buildings for a hobby that's fun! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    8 Year Old Tommy Sleeps Out To Help Homeless

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 5:42


    PJ talks to Tommy who is sleeping out to help the homeless and proud mum Edwina See also https://joinus.focusireland.ie/fundraisers/edwinacahill/shine-a-light-night-gen-public Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-06 Will Cork have Christmas lights, Vicky is a film you must see, people power in Gougane Barra and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 126:30


    Will we have Christmas lights in Cork this year? There's been no announcement yet from the "powers that be".. Vicky - a film you must see - Stephen Teap says it's raw, honest and it will leave you angry..Celebrations in Gougane Barra - sometimes people power does work & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Stephen Teap on Vicky The Film

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 21:07


    PJ talks to Stephen Teap about CervicalCheck and Vicky, the film on Vicky Phelan in cinemas from tomorrow. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    12,000 Euro Flight Hell For Cork Family

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 9:15


    A young Cork family who have spent 12,000 euro on three lots of flights out of Dublin Airport since Monday still have not left the airport! PJ talks to Rachel about what happened. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Cork Needs It's Xmas Lights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 14:01


    PJ talks to CBA's Kevin O'Herlihy and Pam from Saville Menswear who say keeping the lights on is vital for Cork shopping atmosphere Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Landlords Shouldn't Ban Service Dogs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 5:42


    PJ talks to Tasha who says that landlords should not be able to ban service dogs from accommodation and tells her own story. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-05 Save Corks Cherry Trees, Social Media is toxic. Where is Corks cheapest pint & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 124:31


    Cork legend John Spillane isn't happy that his famous cherry trees could be cut down to make a bus lane...Social Media - toxic and dangerous for teenagers says Colette Wolfe, following the Molly Russel case in the UK.. We're looking for Cork's cheapest pint - can you get Murphys or Beamish for under €4? & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Young People Are Exposed To Vast Amounts of Inappropriate Content

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 17:27


    We all try to keep teens and kids from harm online but the big companies running the sites need to step up to the plate too, Alex Cooney of Cyber Safe Kids tells PJ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Teen Suicide - They Need Help Their Minds Can't Settle says Collette

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 5:37


    The sad case of Molly Russell in the news shows the need for teens to get help in schools as their minds are still developing, Collette Wolfe tells PJ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    96FM's Demi Showcases Best Of Irish And Nigerian Cuisine On The Restaurant

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 4:30


    After a triumphant blend of Nigerian and Irish cuisine on The Restaurant last night, PJ talks food with Demi Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Quirky Singles Nights For Cork

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 5:37


    PJ talks to Ro, who says quirky singles nights are a great way to meet "real" people. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-04 Save our trees.. Government do your jobs.. Happy World Animal Day & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 129:24


    If you see a tree with a yellow ribbon - it's for the chop - bus and cycle lane plans not going down well in parts of Cork City.. Caitriona Twomey demands of the Government - "no more excuses - people are facing a cold and hungry winter, so do your job. Protect them".. Be nice to your pets today - its World Animal Day & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Beloved Cork Photographer Mugged In Barcelona

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 6:12


    PJ talks to Peter, known to many for taking the nightclub photos around town, who had a bad experience in Barcelona and wants to warn others. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Finding Objects Buried In Houses

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 14:35


    PJ talks to Austin about finding objects buried in houses. Austin found a child's shoe and PJ then talks to Sile about all the different objects buried to bring good luck. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    BusConnects/NTA Ballincollig, Ballyphehane & Ballinlough Speak Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 18:24


    PJ talks to businesses and road users concerned about the new BusConnects/NTA plans for the city. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Poverty - Catriona Twomey Asks Govt To Represent Poor

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 21:15


    If it causes one person to a lose a life that's chaos for many more so we must give people a chance, Catriona Twomey of Penny Dinners Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    2022-10-03 Students couch surfing, Energy bills threaten business, Eating my way around Cork & more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 125:04


    Finding a place to live - students are couch surfing because theres nothing for them in Cork...Between energy costs and wage increases, businesses warn of a very bleak winter ahead..The TikTokker determined to eat her way around Cork & lots more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Cork Talks On A United Ireland

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 15:24


    After the big Ireland's future event over the weekend, PJ talks to Oisín who was there about his feelings and to Mick who joins in the conversation. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Respect The Referee

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 10:55


    Niall Barrett is the Cork GAA County Board Referees Administrator. He tells PJ he is calling for more respect for umpires, linesmen, and game officials after recent incidents targeting officials on the pitch. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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