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Derek Mooney with his unique mix of interviews, music and features broadcast daily.

Derek Mooney with his unique mix of interviews, music and features broadcast daily.
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Derek Mooney with his unique mix of interviews, music and features broadcast daily.

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English


Episodes

Mooney Goes Wild - Programme Podcast 12/11/18

11/12/2018
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On MGW tonight: Documentary Highlights - Starlings; The Rainforests Of Costa Rica; The Dipper; Carl Linnaeus; The Swallow: From Egg To Africa... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:55:32

Bog Photo Exhibition

11/5/2018
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We find out about a new photographic exhibition featuring bog plants and butterflies in and around Cloncrow Bog in Co Westmeath... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:02:21

Fighting Wildlife Crime

11/5/2018
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We delve into the wildlife crime underworld with Superintendent Martin Walker who’s co-ordinating a new Garda initiative targeting gangs of poachers, as John Bela Reilly and Niall Hatch find out how much Dubliners know about wildlife crime... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:13:01

Octopus, Squid and Cuttlefish

11/5/2018
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Octopus, squid and cuttlefish are the trio with the most complex brains among invertebrates. We plunge into the pages of a new book all about these mysterious creatures with co-author, Professor Louise Allcock of NUI Galway... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:16:22

Mushrooms After A Drought

11/5/2018
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It’s fungi foraging season and this year wild mushrooms are in exceptionally bountiful supply - listener Timothy Morgan has an interesting theory why... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:20:33

Mooney Goes Wild - Programme Podcast 05/11/18

11/5/2018
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On MGW tonight: Mushrooms After A Drought; Octopus, Squid and Cuttlefish; Fighting Wildlife Crime; Bog Photo Exhibition... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:54:28

Dementia Garden

10/29/2018
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It may seem like a long time ago now, but one of the exhibits at Bloom 2018 was a dementia-friendly garden. The garden was created by landscape gardener Clive Jones, and it was a big success at the festival.

Duration:00:07:21

Macho Great Tits Bond Quicker With Partner

10/29/2018
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It seems that human females are not the only ones holding out for a street-wise, Herculean hero! A groundbreaking new study on Great Tits has found that "macho males bond sooner with a partner, while shyer males hang with the homies" - once again proving the maxim that the early bird always gets the worm!

Duration:00:17:01

Elephant Birds

10/29/2018
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Imagine an ostrich-like bird that weighed about the same as an adult giraffe. Sounds like the stuff of fantasy? Not so! For about 150 years now, debate about what was the largest bird ever to roam the Earth has been intense - largely due to highly competitive scientists claiming to have discovered a new species of Elephant bird.

Duration:00:15:02

In Memoriam: Philip McCabe

10/22/2018
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We pay tribute to our friend, colleague, worldwide President of Apimondia, and our very own Beeman: Philip McCabe... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:03:42

Wildlife Tours By Canoe

10/22/2018
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Bridget Nicholas canoes away her cares as she joins the crew behind Adventure Gently, who give guided wildlife canoe tours in Leitrim... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:14:06

Sloths

10/22/2018
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There's a huge design interest in Sloths at present. But what do we actually know about these cute languid mammals? We find out from Judy Avey-Orroyo, co-founder and General Manager of the Sloth Orphanage in Costa Rica, and William Hartson, author of a new book about Sloths. Plus find out how you can WIN a copy of his book! www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:38:04

Mooney Goes Wild - Programme Podcast 22/10/18

10/22/2018
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On MGW tonight: Sloths; Wildlife Tours By Canoe; In Memoriam: Philip McCabe... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:55:29

All-Ireland Conker & Cone Championship

10/15/2018
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'Tis the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and conker fights! MGW reporter Terry Flanagan visits St. Anne's Park in Dublin to find out more about the forthcoming All Ireland Conker and Cone Championship Tournament - and to try his hand at cracking a conker! www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:09:40

Dippy On Tour

10/15/2018
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Derek and Dr. Richard Collins go in search of Dippy the Diplodocus, the distinguished dinosaur from London's Natural History Museum, who is currently touring the UK. and who has most recently taken up residence in Belfast's Ulster Museum... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:47:47

Mooney Goes Wild - Programme Podcast 15/10/18

10/15/2018
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On MGW tonight: Dippy On Tour; All-Ireland Conker & Cone Championship ... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:57:16

Dublin Jays

10/8/2018
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Mooney Goes Wild reporter Terry Flanagan investigates sightings of an elusive bird – one which always brings a dash of drama and a splash of colour to our gardens, even on the greyest of days: the Jay... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:09:38

Colin Stafford-Johnson

10/8/2018
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From the hard-working world of bees to some of the furriest creatures found on our planet: wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson talks to us about the Arctic fox and sea otter, on his return from filming for the forthcoming BBC series First Year On Earth... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:19:45

Irish Heather Honey

10/8/2018
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Move over Manuka ... it’s hello Irish heather honey - new research from Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin proves that that our own pot packs just as powerful a punch as the cult classic. Prof Jane Stout is in studio to tell us why, as beekeeper Willie O'Byrne and heather grower Larry Doran also join in the chat... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:26:23

Mooney Goes Wild - Programme Podcast 08/10/18

10/8/2018
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On MGW tonight: Irish Heather Honey; Colin Stafford-Johnson; Dublin Jays... www.rte.ie/mooney

Duration:00:55:22