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CorkToday 16 May 2024

Excitement builds as Bruce Springsteen preforms in Cork tonight – we have the latest on traffic, road closures and what to do and not do on route to the concert – plus we chat with Bruces biggest fans !!


The community of Charleville are holding a solidary gathering tomorrow evening for everyone impacted by traffic incidents on the N20 the main Cork to Limerick road, as they continue to highlight the need for road upgrades and a by pass for Charleville

Have you notice a shortage of spuds? One grocer says it’s the worse he has seen it in 35 years and he chats with Patricia tomorrow on the lack of potatoes due to bad weather earlier in the year


Our resident Vet Jane will be here answering your Pet questions 

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