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Cork’s Christmas radio station returns for 2020

Cork’s dedicated seasonal radio station is back for 2020 as Cork’s 96Mas plays non-stop Christmas hits between now and the end of December. This is the third year that the seasonal station has run and will be available to listen via the Cork’s 96FM smartphone app and website; the TuneIn radio app as well as via smart speakers. Cork’s 96FM & C103 Local Content Controller, Brendan O’Driscoll tells RadioToday: “Christmas is a magical time of the year and Cork’s 96Mas will enhance that in Cork. “While our normal 96FM and C103 services will play a sprinkling of Christmas songs during December, we recognise that some people like to hear more. So we hope to hear Cork’s 96Mas being played in homes; businesses and cars across Cork City and County over the festive period.” ...

Publication date: 10.11.2020

New Editor for The Opinion Line at Cork’s 96FM

Cork’s 96FM has appointed Terry Brennan as the new Editor of its daily Opinion Line programme. He replaces Deirdre O’Shaughnessy who leaves the station in mid-October to take up a new role with The Irish Examiner. Terry was most recently Head of News and Programmes for UTV in Belfast and has previously held similar positions in ITV’s Anglia and Westcountry regions. In his new role, Terry will report to Local Content Controller for Cork’s 96FM and C103, Brendan O’Driscoll. Terry said: “I am very excited to be joining such a talented team at Cork’s 96FM. The Opinion Line is a hugely respected and trusted brand in Cork and it is a privilege to be taking on the role of Editor.” ...

Publication date: 29.09.2020

96FM and C103 raise over €77k for Frontline Legends

An appeal to support Cork’s Frontline Legends by local radio stations, 96FM and C103, has raised over €77,000. The one-day event took place on Good Friday between 0700 and 2300. Both brands encouraged listeners to make a one-off donation of €19 via their websites or by telephone. The Wireless-owned radio stations teamed up with the charities attached to the two biggest hospitals in Cork where the majority of confirmed cases locally will be treated: Cork University Hospital and The Mercy University Hospital...

Publication date: 15.04.2020

96FM and C103 support local medical staff

Cork radio stations 96FM and C103 are supporting local medical staff on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. The Wireless-owned stations have teamed up with the charities attached to the two biggest hospitals in Cork where the majority of confirmed cases in Cork will be treated: Cork University Hospital and The Mercy University Hospital. This Good Friday, both stations will be encouraging listeners to make a one-off donation of €19 via the stations websites or by telephone...

Publication date: 06.04.2020