First Cork FAI Award for Women’s Soccer Coverage

18 January 2011
By Bryan Smyth

LifeFM 93.1 is the first radio station in Cork to receive an FAI award for unrivalled coverage of Women’s soccer in Cork.

LifeFM received the award from the Football Association Of Ireland for their commitment to reporting women’s soccer. As well as regular show’s dedicated to the game locally, the station also sent reporters to a number of matches recently to report live from the games, including the European Women’s Under 17 final in Nyon Switzerland.

Presenting the award to LifeFM were Paul Cleary (FAI National Coordinator of Women’s Soccer) and Emma Martin (Women’s Unit) of the FAI and Irish women’s soccer star Denise O’Sullivan

Paul Cleary said “The support of local media is crucial in the development of the game as it provides a forum for women’s soccer. The FAI very much appreciate the support local media, such as Life FM give to the women’s game.”

Life 93.1FM is committed to the coverage of Women’s Soccer and local sports.

LifeFm broadcasts over Cork on 93.1FM providing a broad range of programmes, including David O’Sullivan of

LifeFM sports programmes include

  • 6-7pm Mon Sporting Life general sports show
  • 6-7pm Tue Square Ball Cork’s dedicated weekly GAA programme
  • 6-7pm Thurs School Boys League
  • 6-7pm Fri Sporting Life general sports show

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