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Cork’s 96FM Giving for Living Radiothon 2024 raises over €400k

The sixteenth annual Cork’s 96FM’s Giving for Living Radiothon has ended with a total of €409,178.

Publication date: 27.05.2024

FM104 extends house and dance music show to Cork and Limerick

FM104 is expanding its Friday night dance show to Saturday nights and sharing some of it with Cork’s 96FM and Limerick Live 95FM.

Publication date: 17.04.2024

Cork’s 96fm gets new on-air branding from TM Studios

TM Studios has created a brand-new set of jingles for Cork’s 96fm. The package includes themes for the station’s new breakfast show, Lorraine & Ross In The Morning.

Publication date: 04.10.2023

Graham Norton hosts Virgin Radio UK show from C103

Graham North is hosting his Virgin Radio UK shows from the West Cork studios of C103 for the next few weeks. The broadcaster, who is staying in Ireland currently, was also the first guest on Lorraine Murphy and Ross Browne’s new breakfast show...

Publication date: 19.07.2023

Lorraine Murphy joins Ross Browne for breakfast at Cork’s 96fm as KC exits

Cork’s 96fm Big Drive Home presenter Lorraine Murphy is moving to breakfast to co-host the morning show with Ross Browne. The changes come as KC is set to leave the station when his contract ends on June 30th...

Publication date: 14.06.2023

Cork’s 96FM Giving for Living Radiothon 2023 raises €430,000

The fifteenth annual Cork’s 96FM’s Giving for Living Radiothon has ended with a total of €429,597. It brings the cumulative raised so far by Radiothons run by the Wireless Ireland station since 2008 to more than €6.1 million...

Publication date: 27.05.2023

Cork’s 96FM Giving for Living Radiothon 2022 raises €384,000

The fourteenth annual Cork’s 96FM’s Giving for Living Radiothon has ended with a total of €383,973.68 bringing the cumulative raised so far by Radiothons run by the Wireless Group station to almost €5.8 million. Money raised this year is to support Cancer Services in Cork provided through the five local charity partners: Mercy Hospital Foundation; CUH Charity; Marymount Hospice; ARC Cancer Support House and Breakthrough Cancer Research...

Publication date: 30.05.2022

Schedule changes at Cork’s 96FM and C103

A number of changes to the programme schedules at Cork’s 96FM and C103 have been announced for 2021. Ken Tobin will move from the 12noon to 4pm slot on Cork’s 96FM to take over Cork’s More Music Breakfast on C103. He replaces Simon Murdoch who will replace Ken on Cork’s 96FM. Ken is 96FM’s longest serving presenter in the same time slot, whilst Simon cut his teeth on 96FM as a weekend presenter before getting a daily show on iRadio. He joined C103 a couple of years ago to present Cork’s More Music Breakfast. Both will start their new roles on 04th January 2021. Ken Tobin says “I’m absolutely delighted to be given the opportunity to host the breakfast show on C103 and work with my friends there...

Publication date: 21.12.2020

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