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Marty in the Morning Wednesday 6 November 2013

A fantastic competition this week

The five-star Sheen Falls Lodge, located on the outskirts of Kenmare, Co. Kerry, is running a very special ‘Classical Music Weekend’ on November 4th & 5th with renowned opera singer and Ireland’s ‘Bella Voce’ Amanda Neri. This is the ultimate luxury getaway for music lovers and those in search of some pre-Christmas relaxation. Limited places are still available for this stay and you can visit for more information.

The prize we have for you is  a 2 night B&B stay for 2 people sharing on November 4th & 5th. This includes a pre-dinner recital on Friday 4th, live jazz afternoon tea on Saturday 5th and an Italian-inspired wine tasting dinner with opera on Saturday 5th.

What County is Sheen Falls Lodge located in?

Text: 51554  or email:


Listen back here to excerpts from the wonderful broadcasts from Naples & Pompeii,in association with The Travel department.

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Join the dawn chorus with Marty for your morning wake-up call with music, travel updates, competitions and news and weather.

Food with Neven Maguire.

You can find all of Neven Maguires delicious recipes from the Marty in the Morning Friday programmes going back over the months, by clicking here.

The Joy of Movement with Voltarol.
For the next two months on Marty in the Morning we are celebrating the Joy of movement.

We’ll have great gardening suggestions, tips and advice to help get you moving.
Gardening tips from listeners... winners of Spa Vouchers.

Monday 3rd October 
Ellen Delaney. Fornaught. Donoughmore. Cork
Marty. My gardening tip is to collect as many seeds as possible from your garden or others, ready for 
spring sowing. And marty the Magnificent Seven is the soundtrack to my youth in one channel land. Fabulous . 

Tuesday 4th October
Patrick Hagin-Meade,  Ballinteer, Dublin 16
Good morning Marty . 
My tip is get someone in to do the gardening and go for a good long walk.!


Wednesday 5th October
Eileen Murray. Main St. Baltinglass. Co. Wicklow.
Marty. Always use the water that you have boiled eggs in to water your house plants. They'll do exceptionally well. Try it. 

Thursday 6th October
Helen McMahon 
if you have a flowering dogwood shrub or shrubs (cornus) don't be tempted to prune. just now. leave them flourish and enjoy the light coloured floaty leaves adding colour and light to 
the garden...closer to December prune hard cutting long lengths of the vivid red branches..these branches are bendy and flexible (like your joints after using voltorol!) perfect for weaving into a 
circular shape..weaving the lengths into a plaited wreath add other bits painted pine cones ribbon ivy holly etc makes a perfect seasonal decoration or gift! will dry out but can be used for years.

Friday 7th October
Libby Ireton, Castletroy, Limerick
Marty. My gardening tip is to gather up all those fallen leaves into a black bag {or two} Sprinkle on some water, and tie it securely. Put it in a corner out of sight, and every few weeks shake the bags and turn over. This time next year open the bags and spread the Leaf mould compost on your garden! 


Click here for tips with General tasks and garden maintenance & 
Winners of Spa Vouchers for the Voltarol Favourite walks promotion with Marty in October.

Click here for 10 Tips for Fitness Walking & Winners of Spa Vouchers for the Voltarol Favourite walks promotion with Marty in September.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Guitar Concerto In D Major (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 2:31


Title: On The Street Where You Live

Performer(s): Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick

Duration: 5:55


Title: Sicilienne

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 4:12


Title: Inspector Morse Main Theme

Performer(s): Pheloung

Duration: 2:40


Title: Washington Post

Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip

Duration: 3:14


Title: The One You Love

Performer(s): Frey, Glenn

Duration: 4:48


Title: Dance Of Daemar

Performer(s): Duff, Arthur

Duration: 2:04


Title: The Very Thought Of You

Performer(s): Noble, Ray

Duration: 4:47


Title: Hungarian Dance No.1 In G Minor

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 3:49


Title: The People&Apos;S House

Performer(s): John Williams

Duration: 3:58


Title: Caruso

Performer(s): Dalla, Lucio

Duration: 5:35


Title: The King&Apos;S Speech - The Royal Household

Performer(s): Desplat, Alexandre

Duration: 2:00


Title: Baker Street

Performer(s): Rafferty, Gerry

Duration: 4:19


Title: 633 Squadron: Main Theme

Performer(s): Goodwin, Ron

Duration: 3:16


Title: O Soave Fanciulla (Act 1)

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 4:30


Title: Chariots Of Fire: Main Titles

Performer(s): Vangelis

Duration: 3:49


Title: Midnight Cowboy

Performer(s): Barry, John

Duration: 3:01


Title: Big Daddy

Duration: 3:01


Title: We Will

Performer(s): O&Apos;Sullivan, Gilbert

Duration: 4:04


Title: Divenire

Performer(s): Einaudi, Ludovico

Duration: 6:53


Title: Granada

Performer(s): Lara, Agustin

Duration: 4:48


Title: Love Letters

Performer(s): Heyman/Young

Duration: 3:29


Title: One Day Like This

Composer: Elbow/garvey

Performer(s): Elbow

Album: The Seldom Seen Kid Fiction 1748990

Duration: 6:42


Title: Waltz From Coppelia

Performer(s): Delibes, Leo

Duration: 2:38



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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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