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Marty in the Morning Wednesday 9 April 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?

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

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: Santa Lucia Luntana -- Viaggio Italiano

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)

Duration: 5:25


Title: Holberg Suite - Rigaudon

Duration: 4:05


Title: This Love Of Mine

Performer(s): Jack Jones (Vocal)

Duration: 3:07


Title: Helpless

Performer(s): K.D. Lang (Vocal)

Duration: 4:30


Title: Fur Elise

Performer(s): David Syme (Piano)

Duration: 2:35


Title: Downtown

Performer(s): Petula Clark (Vocal)

Duration: 3:20


Title: Minuet From String Quintet Op.13 No.5 -- String Quintet In E Op.

Duration: 3:20


Title: Hey Laura

Composer: Gregory Porter

Performer(s): Gregory Porter

Album: Liquid Spirit Blue Note / Universal 374173 4

Duration: 3:31


Title: Mandolin Concerto - Allegro

Performer(s): Ugo Orlandi (Mandolin)

Duration: 2:27


Title: Danny Boy

Performer(s): Brian Kennedy

Album: Live In Belfast

Duration: 5:17


Title: Ol' Man River -- Showboat

Performer(s): Paul Robeson (Bass-Baritone)

Duration: 2:50


Title: Somewhere -- West Side Story

Performer(s): Suzanne Murphy (Soprano)

Duration: 3:59


Title: Waltons Theme Music

Duration: 1:16


Title: Ode To Billie Joe

Performer(s): Bobbie Gentry

Album: Ode to Billie Joe

Duration: 4:26


Title: The Heart Asks Pleasure First -- Not Available

Performer(s): Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)

Duration: 2:30


Title: Spartacus - Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia

Duration: 5:02


Title: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

Performer(s): Paul Simon

Album: The Essential Paul Simon

Duration: 3:21


Title: Another Day

Performer(s): Paul Mccartney (Vocal)

Duration: 3:53


Title: Trumpet Concerto In D Major - 2. Allegro

Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet)

Duration: 3:32


Title: Rainy Night In Georgia

Performer(s): Brook Benton (Vocal)

Duration: 4:01


Title: Malena -- Malena

Performer(s): Fausto Anzelmo (Violin Solo)

Duration: 2:52


Title: Jamaican Rumba -- Not Available

Performer(s): Roderick Elms (Piano)

Duration: 2:38


Title: Sylvia's Mother

Performer(s): Dr. Hook

Album: Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show Revisited

Duration: 4:01


Title: The Days

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

Duration: 6:18


Title: Bring Him Home

Performer(s): Colm Wilkinson

Album: Highlights from Les Misérables

Duration: 3:37


Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini : Variation 8

Performer(s): Valentima Lisitsa (Piano)

Duration: 0:48


Title: Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)

Performer(s): Anthony Way (Treble)

Duration: 2:53


Title: Fever

Performer(s): Peggy Lee (Vocal)

Duration: 3:36


Title: Troika -- Lieutenant Kijé

Duration: 3:08



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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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