Sailing From From Paris To Berlin07/29/14
In March, Adrian and Nuala Gallagher joined Derek in studio to tell us about their 'gap year', which would see them travelling from Paris to Berlin by boat. Today we find out how they've been getting on...
Fashion Tips With Cathy O'Connor
Fashion stylist Cathy O'Connor is in studio with tips on how we should be dressing for our shape...
Searching For The Perfect Strawberry
Bláthnaid ni Chofaigh headed down to Wexford on a mission to find Ireland's best strawberries...
Irish Things That Baffle Foreigners
Larry Donnelly is a law lecturer at NUI Galway and a columnist at thejournal.ie, and he recently wrote a column entitled 10 Things I Still Just Don't Get About Ireland. He joins us today from RTÉ's Galway studio to explain what those things are, and...
Mooney's Monday Quiz
Three listeners attempt to beat the clock, and each other, to win a family weekend break to the 4* County Arms Hotel in Birr, Co. Offaly!
Age, The Young Rock Band
Shay is joined in studio by the appropriately named Age, a band from Ratoath in Co Meath whose average age is only 12 and a half. They are singer Jaime Orr (13), guitarist Luke McDonagh (13), bass player Dante Macari (11) and drummer Jarlath Byrne...
The Glyndebourne Experience
In December, the Glyndebourne touring production of La Traviata will come to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Bláthnaid ní Chofaigh visits the opera festival to learn about why the picnics and dressing up play such an important part in the experience,...
NestWatch 2014: Herring Gulls
Niall Hatch, Development Officer with BirdWatch Ireland, is in studio with an update on our Herring Gull nestcam, on the roof of the Stage Seven building in the grounds of RTÉ...
Trees Of Birr Castle Demesne
Terry Flanagan, Mooney Goes Wild reporter & science teacher, and Eanna ni Lamhna meet with Lord Rosse, the 7th Earl of Rosse, in the grounds of Birr Castle Demesne to look at famous trees planted within the grounds, and to chat about about a new Tree...
Little Brosna Callows
Olan McGowan and Richard Collins visit the wheelchair-accessible bird hide at the Little Brosna (Ashton’s) Callows near Birr, where they meet NPWS Wildlife Service Ranger Noel Bugler, to find out about the accessibility of the hide, and about the...
The Rosse Solar-Terrestrial Observatory
Dr. Joseph Roche, astrophysicist at Trinity College Dublin, chats to Olan, Richard and Eanna about TCD's Rosse Solar-Terrestrial Observatory in Birr Castle Demesne, his mission to go to Mars, and the Festival of Curiosity in Dublin this weekend
Re-Opening Of Birr Castle's Science Centre
Birr Castle's new Science Centre, Treehouse and Adventure Centre re-opened this afternoon, and Katriona McFadden went along to the launch. We hear from Lord Rosse, Leo Enright, and Katriona talks to Lord Rosse's daughter Alicia Clemence...
Sister Breda McCarthy
Dr. Richard Collins meets Sister Breda McCarthy to find out more about her remarkable aunt, Sr. Kate McCarthy...
Mooney's Kiddie Quiz!
Three very smart junior listeners attempt to beat the clock, and each other, to win a break at the Limerick Strand Hotel and Easons goodie bag!
We're joined in studio by ESPN's voice of soccer, from Co. Louth, Tommy Smyth "with a y"!
We are obsessed with the weather. It is a powerful, shared daily experience, offering us an immediate talking point. Yet when we talk about climate change the sense of guilt or powerlessness is enough to kill the conversation. We sent our reporter...
Blathnaid Fishing For Lobsters
Our very own Blathnaid ni Chofaigh goes fishing for lobsters in Galway, and discusses the issues around Lobster fishing.
Charles Fort Wedding
We are in the full throes of wedding fever, Churches, registry offices, indoor venues and now outdoor venues are packed up and down the country with brides and grooms. We heard recently that a wedding with a difference was coming up. Katriona Mc...
Apollo 11 Moon Landing 45th Anniversary
Deer Dead in The Phoenix Park
Terry Flanagan investigates the death of a fawn deer in the Phoenix Park.
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