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“THE WILD LIFE” - Your chance to win €10,000 & a trip to Africa

Fota Wildlife Park and Cork's Red Fm presents:

"The Wild Life"


Cork's RedFM and Fota Wildlife Park have teamed up this Easter for a competition that is sure to have the people of Cork talking about "The Wild Life".

The search is on for 8 contestants from Cork city and county to enter Fota Wildlife Park and live "The Wild Life" for a week. The week will prove to be no holiday for the contestants, as they will under go daily tasks, chores and the odd surprise to keep the week exciting!


The winner of "The Wild Life" will walk away with €10,000 cash and a trip for 2 people for 2 weeks in Zambia, Africa thanks to Travel4Change.ie. Speaking about the announcement, Stephen Ryan, Head of Marketing in Fota Wildlife Park, said "This is an extremely exciting competition that ourselves and RedFM are running. It is the perfect way to showcase the park and for the people of Cork to get involved in something that the likes of have never been seen before in Ireland." Corks RedFM plans to deliver a radio promotion that will get the public talking, capture their interest and gift one lucky person with €10,000 cash and a trip of a lifetime.

Red Fm will be holding auditions all around Cork city and County over the next 2 weeks. Check out the locations, dates and times below....

Wednesday 3rd March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Murphy's Centra, Cobh

2:00pm - 4:00pm Brooks Supervalu, Youghal

Thursday 4th March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Collins Supervalu, Carrigaline

2:00pm - 4:00pm Actons Hotel, Kinsale

Friday 5th March:

12:30pm - 2:30pm Blackpool Shopping Centre

5:00pm - 7:00pm RedFM Studio, Opera Lane

Saturday 6th March:

12:00pm - 6:00pm The Pod, Mahon Point Shopping Centre

Monday 8th March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Hibernian Hotel, Mallow

2:00pm - 4:00pm Market Green Shopping Centre, Midleton

Tuesday 9th March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Ballincollig Shopping Centre

2:00pm - 4:00pm O'Leary's Supervalu, Macroom

Wednesday 10th March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Riverview Shopping Centre, Bandon

2:00pm - 4:00pm Scally's Supervalu, Clonakilty

Thursday 11th March:

10:30am - 12:30pm Riordan's Supervalu, Fermoy

2:00pm - 4:00pm Tescos, Mitchelstown

Friday 12th March:

12:00pm - 2:00pm Maritime Hotel, Bantry

Are you wild enough to live amongst the animals for a week?????

Stay listening to Cork's Red FM for more details on the wildest competition to hit Ireland....