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All Ye Fair-Weather Supporters

Why doesn't every Corkonian want to go and support Cork City? Is it the damp and dreary weather or the dull and miserable promotion of the club that's keeping the football-loving loyal Corkonian away from Turner's Cross? Why isn't Patsy Freyne's private life (of which we know absolutely nothing) the media-fodder it would undoubtedly be elsewhere in Europe? A self- confessed fair-weather supporter makes some suggestions on how CCFC could get more rebels in through the gate.

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EXCLUSIVE: Cork’s Beauty Queens

Cork girls are finally starting to cast aside their inhibitions as we bring you an intimate interview and raunchy photo shoot with a delightful selection of of Cork's finest model hopefuls compliments of Assets Model Agency. They want you the Good Citizens of Cork to support these girls all the way. Angles and Lapellos eat your heart out ! It's not what your county can do for you...see if you know any of them !

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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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Murphy In or Murphy Out ?

As the Eircom league season wraps up with only one home game left Cork City F.C. look set to be left out of European action next season for the first time in 7 years. Some are passionate about changing things at Turners Cross claiming they want the best for the club, other might say they've cast aside their loyalty...

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Getting Ahead In Traffic

With only a 50/50 chance of getting†on and off it without† having at least a minor accident we†had a lamp at the† infamous Kinsale Road† Roundabout: one of Earth's most bizarre and complex thoroughfares.

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Ramblers in a Shambles

Cork's Cobh Ramblers are rooted to the bottom of the Eircom League First division. They are penniless and starved of supporters. Something has to be done to save the precious Cork club that gave Irish captain Roy Keane his first break. Gareth Williams goes sniffing.

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Smack, Crackle and Pop

Cork has played it's part in the latest manufactured band on the Popstars TV show. Angry young Man has something to say about it and it's not very nice.Plus our top five Louis Walsh quotes.

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FishGoDeep Interview

Completing a 13 year residency at Sweat in Sir Henry's and one of very few people in this city releasing records we have a heart to heart with DJs & house producers Shane Johnson and Greg Dowling about the past the present and the future.

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Military Invasion of Cork

Military Invasion of Cork

Don't poo in your pants just yet : we talk to Cork's expert on military affairs Osama Bin Murphy and try to deal with the rising fear of a possible military attack by a foreign nation on our turf.

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Sweated Out

Longtime loyal patron of 'Sweat' at Sir Henrys The Pheasant gets all emotional on the end of it's 13 year legacy and charts his own Top Ten Henrys classics. Will the Ball 'n'Chain make it in you ask.....?

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Skates in the City

It's just a faze for some but a longtime passion for others. We go and have a lamp at a new independant indoor Skatepark on Patrick's Quay.

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May Horoscopes 2001

Check out what the stars had to say about you.

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