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Welcome to today, this is your captain speaking. With Iano at the helm, the Breakfast Show brings you up to speed on everything. News, sport, guests, giveaways, listener interaction and music - not to mention the legendary Gift Grub - all add to the mix of this 2-hour radio rollercoaster. Buckle up and come and have your breakfast.

Welcome to today, this is your captain speaking. With Iano at the helm, the Breakfast Show brings you up to speed on everything. News, sport, guests, giveaways, listener interaction and music - not to mention the legendary Gift Grub - all add to the mix of this 2-hour radio rollercoaster. Buckle up and come and have your breakfast.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

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Welcome to today, this is your captain speaking. With Iano at the helm, the Breakfast Show brings you up to speed on everything. News, sport, guests, giveaways, listener interaction and music - not to mention the legendary Gift Grub - all add to the mix of this 2-hour radio rollercoaster. Buckle up and come and have your breakfast.

Twitter:

@IanDempsey

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 715 100


Episodes

Gift Grub: Ray Foley Enjoys Well Wishes From Celebs As He Covers The Breakfast Show

8/15/2022
Ray Foley is covering The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning while Ian is on holidays. Ray's phone was hopping as soon as the show began, with calls coming in from a number of Irish celebs. Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating, Ray D'Arcy and Matt Cooper all left messages on Ray's answering machine.

Duration:00:03:26

Gift Grub: Daniel O'Donnell Can't Stand The Heat

8/12/2022
The heatwave rumbles on and on Gift Grub this morning, Ian checked in with some famous faces around the country to see how their coping. Francis Brennan was loving life in Kerry, while Dáithí Ó Sé was sweating away in Galway. Up in Donegal, Daniel O'Donnell hadn't a good word to say about the weather.

Duration:00:03:32

Gift Grub: Davy Fitz Gives First Interview Since Securing Waterford Job

8/12/2022
Davy Fitz has been appointed Waterford senior hurling manager and on this morning's Gift Grub, he gave his first official interview since the news broke. Davy was tight-lipped at first, but a surprise call from John Mullane got him riled up. John wasn't too excited about the news.

Duration:00:02:43

Gift Grub Presents... Manchester United The Sitcom

8/11/2022
It's been a rough start to the Premier League for Man United fans after losing 2-1 to Brighton at home. People are saying the club is like a sitcom these days. Gift Grub imagined how that might play out...

Duration:00:04:03

Gift Grub: Banks Closing In Ireland Get Agro In Radio Ads

8/10/2022
A number of banks are closing in Ireland and ads on the radio have been gently urging customers to move their accounts elsewhere. This morning, Gift Grub imagined how these ads might change in tone as the deadline grows nearer. Things got ugly!

Duration:00:03:41

Gift Grub: Irish Celebs Share Their Wisdom In The Sunscreen Song 2022

8/9/2022
Can't sleep with the heat? You know what that means! It's time for Gift Grub's rendition of The Sunscreen Song 2022. A whole host of famous faces joined the line-up this year, including Leo Varadkar, Davy Fitz, Keith Duffy and Ray D'Arcy. They shared some sage advice for dealing with the warm weather!

Duration:00:03:34

Gift Grub: Roy Keane And Eamon Dunphy Rip Man United To Shreds

8/8/2022
Manchester United were off to a disappointing start in the Premier League at the weekend after losing 2-1 to Brighton. Roy Keane and Eamon Dunphy weighed in on the game on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning. Eamon was already calling for Erik ten Hag's resignation.

Duration:00:03:13

Gift Grub: Paschal Donohoe Is Fuming Over Dáil ATM Removal

8/8/2022
The ATM at Dáil Éireann has been removed due to lack of use, and the lads inside have something to say about it. On The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning, Ian was joined by Leo Varadkar and Paschal Donohoe. They had very different opinions on the situation!

Duration:00:03:10

Gift Grub: Robbie Keane Will Be Cheering On Half The Premier League

8/5/2022
The Premier League is back tonight and no one's more excited than Robbie Keane! Robbie joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning to chat about his many favourite clubs. He was a bit indecisive!

Duration:00:02:38

Gift Grub: Famous Faces Wish Louis Walsh A Happy 70th Birthday

8/5/2022
Louis Walsh celebrates his 70th birthday today! On The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning, Ian rounded up some famous faces to pay tribute to Louis on his big day. However, Louis seemed a bit disappointed with the line-up... For all the Gift Grub fun, press the 'Listen' button above.

Duration:00:03:18

Gift Grub: Sky's Soccer Saturday Crew Practice For Premier League Return

8/4/2022
The Premier League makes its return this weekend and Sky's Soccer Saturday crew have been rehearsing for the big day. With no football to watch, the lads practiced their commentating on some of the big TV moments of the past week. The Neighbours finale, Rebekah Vardy's TalkTV interview and Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan were all up for debate.

Duration:00:04:52

How Did Gift Grub End Up Being Played At A Kilkenny Mass?

8/3/2022
Gift Grub has been played everywhere from buses to the changing room of the Irish soccer team, but never during a mass... until now. Paddy from Kilkenny joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning and told Ian that a Gift Grub sketch about the search for Brian Cody's replacement was played at mass in Mooncoin on Sunday morning! Paddy was listening to the mass from home and couldn't believe his ears when he heard Mario Rosenstock's voice booming through the speakers. Hear Paddy tell...

Duration:00:04:18

Gift Grub: Michael D Apologises For Sabina Letter Through Song

8/3/2022
Calls are still being made for Sabina Higgins to apologise for a letter she posted on the President's official website. On this morning's Gift Grub, Paschal Donohoe and Leo Varadkar visited Áras an Uachtaráin to have words with the President's wife. Michael D was so overcome with emotion he burst into song.

Duration:00:03:43

Gift Grub: Davy Fitz Blows Out Birthday Candles On Air With Ian

8/2/2022
Davy Fitz celebrated his birthday on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning. He went hell for leather blowing out his candles but refused to reveal his age or what he wished for. He was a bit more loose-lipped about GAA rumours, however!

Duration:00:02:33

Gift Grub Classic: Michael D Is Silenced By Government After Housing Outburst

7/29/2022
This morning on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show, we looked back at some of the best Gift Grubs of 2022. Back in June, Michael D Higgins was in the bad books with the government after he spoke out about the housing crisis. On Gift Grub, the Cabinet enacted a plan to silence the President.

Duration:00:04:12

Gift Grub Classic: Michael Flatley Describes Visiting Ireland In 2022

7/28/2022
This morning on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show, we looked back at one of the best Gift Grub's of 2022. Back in June, Michael Flatley delivered a tourism pitch for Ireland in 2022. It featured baggage delays, crazy car-hire prices and stag parties. You know, all the good stuff!

Duration:00:03:34

Gift Grub: Liveline Listeners Weigh In On Compassionate Leave For Pets Dying

7/28/2022
Dogs Trust have appealed for employers to offer compassionate leave for employees on the death of a pet. The Liveline phonelines lit up over this on Gift Grub this morning and Joe Duffy heard from dog-lover Michael D Higgins and other listeners. Budgies, bees and plants were all up for discussion!

Duration:00:04:55

Gift Grub: Brian Cody Grills New Potential Kilkenny Managers

7/26/2022
It's the end of an era as Brian Cody calls it a day on his management of the Kilkenny hurlers. On Gift Grub this morning, Brian assisted the Kilkenny County Board with choosing his replacement. Davy Fitz, John Mullane and Henry Shefflin were among the applicants and Cody made sure to give them a grilling!

Duration:00:04:26

Gift Grub: Morgan Freeman Delivers His Last GAA Report Of 2022

7/25/2022
Kerry did it against Galway in the All-Ireland Football Final at Croke Park yesterday and Morgan Freeman was there. This morning on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show, the Hollywood actor gave his report on the game, his last one of 2022. Until next year, Morgan!

Duration:00:02:24

Gift Grub: Cash-Fan Bertie Ahern Celebrates As AIB Retains ATMs

7/25/2022
AIB has backtracked on their decision to remove 70 ATMs from branches in rural Ireland following public and political backlash. On The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning, Michael D Higgins was still furious that the bank had proposed the idea in the first place. Meanwhile, Bertie Ahern was delighted to still be able to access cash.

Duration:00:04:01