Marty in the Morning

Marty in the Morning

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Marty in the Morning Friday 16 August 2013

Marty in the Morning

Marty Whelan and guests live from the 100th Verona Opera Festival.

Breakfast in Verona

Breakfast in Verona

Martry practices his Italian over breakfast!

Aida Props

Aida Props

Marty checks out the amazing props for Aida, which are stored on the Piazza Bra..

Ian fox on Verona part 1

Ian fox on Verona part 1

Ian fox gives Marty a short history of Verona's musical heritage..

Verona's twin city

Verona's twin city

One of Verona's three twin cities is Munich

Marty speaks to Paolo Gavazzeni

Marty speaks to Paolo Gavazzeni

Marty speaks to Paolo Gavazzeni
the Artistic Director of the Arena di Verona

Paolo Gavazzeni - Part 2

Paolo Gavazzeni - Part 2

Marty speaks to Paolo Gavazzeni the Artistic Director of the Arena di Verona

A little lunch! at the Antica Bottega del Vino

A little lunch! at the Antica Bottega del Vino

As the name sug­gests, this is one of the old­est tav­erns in town (1890) - though there was an inn on the site as early as the 16th cen­tury. With a cel­lar the stuff of leg­end con­tain­ing thou­sands of bot­tles of fine wine, and good, home-cooked tra­di­tional fare from the kitchen.

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And the winner is.......................
DIana Bevan, Farranree, Cork.

We will have another competition in early February, so stay tuned.

7 night holiday for two to the Sorrento Coast, Pompeii & Capri - thanks to Travel Department.

Travel Department is a leading tour operator in Ireland specialising in guided group holidays to over 100 different destinations all over the world.

From the stunning Italian Lakes to the rustic Tuscan countryside, the vibrant city of Rome to the stylish Sorrento coast, Italy has been welcoming Travel Department visitors for over 20 years.Travel Department holidays include flights, accommodation, transfers, excursions and award-winning local guides are with you for the entire holiday.Travel Department’s years of experience in delivering quality holidays, means all you have to do is relax & have a fantastic time.

The Sorrento Peninsula is a popular holiday destination, positioned close to Naples in Campania, offering some of southern Italy’s most famous sights. Overlooking the scenic Bay of Naples, it is the perfect location for a touring holiday, with easy access to the spectacular Amalfi Drive, the charming town of Sorrento, the romantic island of Capri and the ancient ruins of Pompeii.

Prize includes:

• Flights from Dublin to Naples

• 7 nights based on the Sorrento Peninsula

• A full day excursion to the Island of Capri

• A full day excursion to include a morning tour of Sorrento and an afternoon visit to the Pompeii Excavations.

• A full day excursion on the Amalfi Coast to include Amalfi, Ravello and a panoramic view over Positano

An expert local guide for the duration of the holiday.

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Rome 2017 - Day 1

Rome 2017 - Day 2

Verona 2017




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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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