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The Genre Gap

Deep House or Hip Hop? Main Room or Back Bar? For years this conflict has plagued Cork nightlife, often spilling over into violence and tragedy. PeoplesRepublicOfCork takes a look at what's possibly the city's second greatest divide (after Northside versus Southside, obviously).

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“Semi” Call it a Day

Releasing music independently has it's advantages but the fight and commitment needed to do so is becoming increasingly more difficult as big record labels flex their commercial muscles. SEMI, yet another great Cork band forced into resignation, found out the hard way.

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Cork City FC : Board to Jeers ?

Starved of goals, a string of shameful results in the Eircom League, Ollie Cahill's bizarre FREE transfer to Shels and having crashed out of the cup at home to First Division Limerick FC, Gareth Williams tries to make sense of the Liam Murphy brigade.

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John Paul Valentino’s Love Corner

Locked away high up in a Castle overlooking the beautiful Cork countryside JP Valentine has written a touching lament with quill and scroll to his Cork lover who is more than just a little temperamental....

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It’s Not Going To Be Easy

...surprising RedFM with a neat left hook to the jaw, 96FM pulled out his penknife and slashed RedFM's arm only to find RedFM had already stuck a bottle in 96's neck. Then 2FM came around the corner with a couple of his mates ready to rumble...

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