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Marty in the Morning Friday 17 January 2014

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?

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

Marty in the Morning

Marty takes the chill out of your early Winter mornings with music, news, weather and travel updates.

Marty Meets Lesley Garrett

Marty Meets Lesley Garrett

Lesley Garrett came into studio in Dublin ahead of her concert in the NCH in January.

Nevens Recipies - Fruity Bread and Butter Pudding.

Nevens Recipies - Fruity Bread and Butter Pudding.

Back to basics:


Fruity Bread and Butter Pudding


An Irish country kitchen classic that should have a soft set texture with an exquisitely light spicing of nutmeg and vanilla, a few finely chopped prunes and sultanas and a wonderful buttery top.

To make it even more delicious, try making it with day-old croissants or brioche.

Serves 4–6

4 eggs

300ml (½ pint) milk

150ml (¼ pint) cream

finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon

1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped out

50g (2oz) caster sugar

250g (9oz) sliced white bread (6 slices)

75g (3oz) butter, softened, extra for greasing

75g (3oz) ready-to-eat dried prunes, finely chopped

75g (3oz) sultanas

good pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

4 tbsp marmalade

icing sugar, to dust pouring cream or vanilla ice cream, to serve

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/gas mark 4). Lightly butter an ovenproof dish that’s about 25cm x 16cm (10in x 6in) and 2.5cm (1in) deep.

Beat the eggs, milk and cream together in a large jug. Mix together the lemon rind and juice, vanilla seeds and sugar in a small bowl and then add to the egg mixture, beating lightly to

Spread the slices of bread with the softened butter and cut off the crusts, then cut into triangles.

Scatter half of the prunes and sultanas into the bottom of the buttered dish and arrange a layer of the bread triangles on top. Pour over half of the egg mixture, pressing the bread down gently, then repeat the layers with the remaining ingredients and sprinkle the nutmeg on top.

Place the dish into a roasting tin and fill with warm water until it comes three-quarters of the way up the dish. Bake for 30–35 minutes, until just set.

Meanwhile, sieve the marmalade and then heat it in a small pan. Brush the top of the cooked pudding with the marmalade to form a nice glaze when it comes out of the oven. Dust lightly with icing sugar.

To serve, cut into slices while still warm and arrange on warmed serving plates with pouring cream or ice cream.

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: The Watermill

Performer(s): Binge, Ronald

Duration: 4:14


Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:09


Title: La Golondrina

Performer(s): Gade/Dasca

Duration: 3:19


Title: Deborah's Theme

Performer(s): Morricone, Ennio

Duration: 4:37


Title: La Suisse (Pastorale)

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 1:56


Title: 3 Preludes (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 1:42


Title: Just An Old Fashioned Girl

Performer(s): Field, Ambrose

Duration: 2:58


Title: Woodbrook

Performer(s): O'Suilleabhain, Micheal

Duration: 3:47


Title: Michelle

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 2:57


Title: Amor Ti Vieta

Performer(s): Giordano, Umberto

Duration: 2:26


Title: Wand'rin' Star

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

Duration: 4:43


Title: The Godfather: Love Theme

Performer(s): Rota, Nino

Duration: 3:05


Title: Clair De Lune

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 5:57


Title: Mandolin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:56


Title: The Lion King - Hakuna Mutata

Performer(s): John, Elton/Rice, Tim

Duration: 3:48


Title: The Book Of Love

Performer(s): Merritt, Stephen

Duration: 3:59


Title: The Ugly Duckling

Performer(s): Loesser, Frank

Duration: 3:57


Title: C'Est Si Bon

Performer(s): Betti/Hornez/Seelen

Duration: 3:15


Title: Coney Island

Performer(s): Morrison, Van

Duration: 2:17


Title: The Chorus Ost:Les Choristes

Performer(s): Barratier/Coulais

Duration: 2:34


Title: Ballet Suite No.3 - Galop Vi

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:27


Title: Coles Corner

Performer(s): Hawley, Richard

Duration: 5:03


Title: The Way We Were

Performer(s): Hamlisch, Marvin/Bergman, Alan/Bergman, Marilyn

Duration: 4:04


Title: Il Postino

Performer(s): Bacalov, Luis

Duration: 3:59


Title: Etienne Et Petunia

Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar

Duration: 4:19


Title: It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House

Performer(s): Spina/Elliot

Duration: 3:02


Title: Die Fledermaus - 'The Laughing Song'

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 4:04


Title: Bailero From Songs Of The Auvergne

Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph

Duration: 6:55



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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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