The Taste Of Success12/09/14
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...
Christmas Kindness At Paulie's Pizza
Last Sunday night, Paulie's Pizza restaurant in Dublin was buzzing with customers as usual. But at one particular table, something a little bit magical was about to happen, with a remarkable act of Christmas kindness. Mooney producer Fergus Sweeney is...
Derek Appointed Executive Producer Of Nature And Wildlife Programming...
Derek has a some big news today - he has been appointed Executive Producer of Nature & Wildlife Programmes for RTÉ! The Mooney programme will end, and Mooney Goes Wild will be on at the weekend. Brenda probes Derek more about the forthcoming changes...
Fundraising For Gloucester Diamond Fire Victims
Brenda Donohue visits Gloucester Place in Dublin to find out how those closest to the victims of the house fire last week are helping their neighbours to rebuild their lives...
Marty Morrissey Is Clare Person Of The Year!
Marty Morrissey joins us on the line to chat about being named as Clare Person Of The Year 2015...
Unusual Song Starts
Olan McGowan and Paul G Sheridan debate some of the more unusual starts to popular songs...
The Backpacker Who Sold His Supercar
Patrick Hamilton Walsh is a former accountant who sold his Porsche, to travel the world, taking selfies at 3pm each day, and write a book (The Backpacker Who Sold His Supercar) to help the homeless. He joins Derek in studio to explain why...
The Taste Of Success
We're down to the last four contestants on The Taste Of Success, and this afternoon, Mooney producer Pat O'Mahony takes a trip to meet Padraig McCarthy from Coherconlish in Limerick, who came through the Munster heat with his beef spare rib...
Rory Cowan & Charging For Autographs
Rory Cowan joins Derek in studio to chat about why he's really annoyed by celebrities who charge their fans for meet-and-greets...
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