Each year, from late October through to February, hundreds of thousands of Starlings come together to form magnificent aerial displays just before they roost. Why do they do it? In this special programme, Starlings, Derek Mooney and Dr. Richard...
Bring Them Home For Christmas Reunion
We hear what happened when the winners of the Bank Of Ireland-Mooney Bring Them Home For Christmas, the Mongey family from Brisbane, were reunited with their Irish family members at Mooney Tunes 11...
Nathan Carter House Party
Join us to relive a unique evening of music & craic, when Nathan Carter & his band performed in 11-year-old Brona Cox's front room in Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Brenda Donohue was there to capture an unfortgettable House Party, when Bronagh's dreams...
Derek talks to Lourens Groenewald, a white South African, and a former policeman, who was involved in the suppression of the notorious Soweto Uprising, and his close friend Dorah Mazibuko a black South African woman, whose son was active in the fight...
Derek and his guide Les go to meet Irish rugby player turned political pundit and radio presenter John Robbie at his home in Johannesburg...
Whale Crier Of Hermanus
Derek meets Eric Devalah, the Whale Crier of Hermanus...
Exploring Cape Town
Fergus Sweeney meets Skye, who is responsible for a Minibus Taxi in Cape Town...
Derek visits Robben Island, the former prison that famously housed Nelson Mandela, where Derek met guide Tulani Mabaso, another former political prisoner of Robben Island...
The Taste Of Success
The final of The Taste Of Success will be screened this evening at 8.30pm on RTÉ One. We catch up with the two finalists, Creagh Moore from Firhouse in Co Dublin and Padraig McCarthy, from Caherconlish in Co. Limerick, to find out how they're...
She's the star of that comedy staple Mrs. Browne's Boys, sister of Brendan, and solo performer in her own right - we delighted to be joined in studio today by Eilish O'Carroll!
Quirky Christmas Decorations!
What's the quirkiest Christmas decoration you have around your house? A whistling reindeer? A cheeky Santa?! Fergus Sweeney and Eilish O'Carroll judge which is most kitsch, with a pair of tickets to see Madness, and a stay at the Gibson Hotel for the...
Mooney's Monday Quiz
Three listeners attempt to beat the clock, and each other, to win a pair of tickets to see the smash hit musical Mamma Mia! at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre next June AND overnight accommodation in the 4* Maldron Hotel!
Mooney Christmas Party With June Rodgers
Last Thursday, forty Mooney listeners who didn't have a Christmas party to go to, attended the Mooney Christmas Party at the Red Cow Moran Hotel in Dublin, to watch June Rodgers Christmas Show. Brenda Donohue tells us how they all got on!
Guest Star In Aladdin!
Love the smell of greasepaint and the roar of the crowd? Fancy guest-appearing in one of this year's biggest pantos, Aladdin, at the Olympia? Simon Delaney, Ryan Andrews and Stuart O'Connor are in studio to explain how you can!
A Murmuration Of Starlings In Belfast
Derek and Richard Collins are in Belfast to find out more about the murmurations of starlings that can be found in the city...
And we find out a little bit more about some of the pantos taking place around the country; this time we focus on productions in Cahir, Mullingar, and Roscommon...
Noel Cunningham's Panto Trip - Fethard, Co. Tipperary
Noel Cunningham takes a trip to Tipp to find out about the Patrician Presentation Secondary School's production of Cinderella! Oh yes he does!
Stephanie Roche On Best Goal Award Shortlist
Stephanie Roche tells us about THAT goal, the plaudits that have followed, and George Hamilton has exclusive commentary on the goal that puts Stephanie in the company of Robin van Persie and James Rodríguez...
Mooney Christmas Party For Listeners Tonight
Brenda chats about the Mooney Christmas Party at the June Rodgers show in the Red Cow Morans hotel in Dublin this evening...
Franc Can Let It Snow For You!
Did you know that Franc - aka Peter Kelly - also owns a company called Snow Business, and is one of 44 people in the world who pumps snow? He joins us in studio this afternoon to chat about he wants to guarantee a white Christmas for one of our...
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