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Marty in the Morning Thursday 24 April 2014

Marty in the Morning

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Celebrating the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards on Marty in the Morning

With March bringing all the energy of spring (maybe) and the second annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland on (definitely - 22nd March 2018), RTE lyricfm are delighted to showcase some of the recipients of last year’s inaugural Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland with a prize each weekday to celebrate their success, culminating with a special short break prize on Friday.

With March bringing all the energy of spring and the second annual Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland on 22nd March 2018, RTE lyricfm are delighted to showcase some of the recipients of last year’s inaugural Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland with a prize each weekday to celebrate their success, culminating with a special short break prize on Friday. 

The prize for Wednesday and Thursday is a voucher for 100 euro  for Neven Maguire’s superb MacNean House & Restaurant, Blacklion, Co Cavan (winner of numerous Georgina Campbell Awards, including our Hospitality Hero award in 2012, and the 2017 Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards in Association with Failte Ireland, in the Guesthouse category.)

Relax, unwind and enjoy the very best of Irish food and hospitality in Neven Maguire’s award winning MacNean House and Restaurant. At the core of Neven’s philosophy is using only the freshest and finest seasonal Irish ingredients, in his restaurant and cookery school. The state of the art cookery school, adjoining MacNean House & Restaurant, has a range of classes suitable for people of all cookery levels with course numbers kept small to allow all participants enjoy direct instruction and assistance from Neven and his dedicated team.

Sunday Lunch at MacNeans has long been a particular treat, with locally sourced ingredients (proudly credited on the menu) taking centre stage as ever. (All prizes subject to availability) 

The winner will also receive a copy of the new Georgina Campbell’s Ireland, The Best of the Best - The Very Best Places to Eat, Drink & Stay 

Have a look back at some of our recent adventures!

Rome 2017 - Day 1

Rome 2017 - Day 2

Verona 2017


Music Played on the Show


Title: Vois Sur Ton Chemin

Complete Work Name: The Chorus Original Soundtrack

Composer: Barratier/Coulais

Performer(s): Jean-Batiste Maunier (Boy Sop), Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Chorus OST / Marc Music / 5046769162

Duration: 2:19


Title: Air And Simple Gifts

Complete Work Name: Air And Simple Gifts

Composer: Williams, John after Brackett, Joseph

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Itzhak Perlman (Violin) Gabriela Montero (Piano) Anthony Mcgill (Clarinet)

Album: Air and Simple Gifts (Single) / Sony Classical / Promo CD

Duration: 4:30


Title: Long Ago And Far Away

Complete Work Name: Long Ago And Far Away

Composer: Kern, Jerome/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Jo Stafford (Vocal), Paul Weston & His Orchestra

Album: The Wartime Collection - Forces Romance - Swing with the Band - American Patrol / River Productions / RRCD707/708/709 - BOX2

Duration: 2:56


Title: Firenze Sogna

Complete Work Name: Firenze Sogna

Composer: Cesarini

Performer(s): Giuseppe Di Stefano (Tenor), New Symphony Orchestra Of London

Album: Giuseppe Di Stefano - Torna A Surriento ~~ PD AR / Decca / 417 794 2

Duration: 3:14


Title: Adios

Complete Work Name: Adios

Composer: Webb, Jimmy

Performer(s): Linda Ronstadt

Album: Cry Like A Rainstrom - Howl Like The Wind / Elektra / 960 872-2

Duration: 3:33


Title: Chanson De Matin -- Not Available

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Natalie Clein (Cello), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Elgar Cello Concerto Etc - Natalie Clein / Emi Classics / 5014092

Duration: 3:16


Title: Woman In Love

Composer: Barry & Robin Gibb

Performer(s): Barbra Streisand

Album: Guilty / Columbia

Duration: 4:04


Title: La Mer -- La Mer

Complete Work Name: La Mer

Composer: Trenet

Performer(s): Charles Trenet (Vocals), Albert Lasry & His Orchestra

Album: Vie Parisienne / Past Perfect / PPCD78149

Duration: 3:17


Title: Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves -- Nabucco

Complete Work Name: Nabucco

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Robert Shaw Chorale, Rca Victor Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026-61241-2) / RCA Victor / 09026-61241-2

Duration: 4:51


Title: Dance With Me

Composer: Hall/hall

Performer(s): Orleans

Album: Guilty Pleasures Rides Again / Sony Bmg / 5195722

Duration: 3:17


Title: Hand Up Your Sticks

Complete Work Name: Hand Up Your Sticks

Composer: Cook, Peter

Performer(s): Kenneth Williams, Lance Percival

Album: Buy British / Decca / 984 454 5

Duration: 2:21


Title: Come And Get It

Composer: Maccartney

Performer(s): Badfinger

Album: The Very Best Of Badfinger / Apple / 5269742

Duration: 2:19


Title: Les Patineurs Suite (2nd Movement) Andante Espressivo

Complete Work Name: Les Patineurs Suite

Composer: Meyerbeer, Giacomo

Performer(s): The Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits ~~ Not Available / Demon / DMG100059

Duration: 2:23


Title: For The Love Of A Princess

Complete Work Name: Braveheart

Composer: Horner, James

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Braveheart OST -- 4482952 / London/Decca / 4482952

Duration: 4:02


Title: Duck

Composer: Polansky

Performer(s): David S Polansky

Album: Animal Alphabet Songs / Perfect Score / 4010012

Duration: 0:53


Title: Galop -- The Comedians Suite

Complete Work Name: The Comedians Suite

Composer: Kabalevsky, Dimitri

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Passport To Russia ~~ G220410 / Sony / Sfk47282

Duration: 1:35


Title: Let There Be Love

Complete Work Name: Let There Be Love

Composer: Grant, Ian/Rand, Lionel

Performer(s): Nat King Cole (Vocal), George Shearing (Piano) Emil Richards (Vibes) Al Hendrickson (Guitar) Al Mckibbon (Bass) Shelly Manne (Drums), George Shearing Quintet

Album: Nat King Cole Sings/The George Shearing Quintet Plays ~~ E345023 / Capitol Jazz / 724352525027

Duration: 2:46


Title: Che Gelida Manina -- La Boheme

Complete Work Name: La Boheme

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Puccini: La Boheme (Recordno: 466070-2) ~~ L820008 / Decca / 466070-2

Duration: 4:36


Title: Gavotte -- Not Available

Composer: Gossec, Francois Joseph

Performer(s): Kyung Wha Chung (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)

Album: Kyung Wha Chung Con Amore / Decca / 4782660

Duration: 2:46


Title: Guilty

Composer: Barry Robin And Maurice Gibb

Performer(s): Barbra Streisand/Barry Gibb

Album: Their Greatest Hits (recordno: 5894492) / Polydor / 5894492

Duration: 4:18


Title: Whiskey Mirrors

Composer: Holden / Holden

Performer(s): I Draw Slow

Album: White Wave Chapel

Duration: 1:18


Title: Cavatina -- Cavatina

Complete Work Name: Cavatina

Composer: Myers, Stanley

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Leslie Pearson (Harpsichord Continuo), String Orchestra / Pat Halling

Album: Alan Titchmarsh - In a Country Garden ~~ CDG03527 / Sony Music Entertainment / SONYTV85CD

Duration: 4:18


Title: Good Mornin'

Composer: Freed, Arthur/Brown, Nacio Herb

Performer(s): Gene Kelly, Donald O' Connor & Debbie Reynolds (Vocals), Mgm Studio Orchestra

Album: Those Magnificent MGM Movies / MGM / CDP7936072

Duration: 3:23


Title: Coney Island

Complete Work Name: Coney Island

Composer: Morrison, Van

Performer(s): Van Morrison (Vocal)

Album: Van Morrison - Avalon Sunset / Polydor / 5305449

Duration: 2:02


Title: Day After Day

Composer: Ham

Performer(s): Badfinger

Album: The Very Best Of Badfinger / Apple / 5269742

Duration: 3:07


Title: Primavera -- Not Available

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Tyler Rix (Soprano Saxophone), Howard Mcgill(Alto Saxophone), London Telefilmic

Album: Ascent / UCJ / 4766732

Duration: 4:40


Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici -- La Traviata

Complete Work Name: La Traviata

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alfredo Krauss (Tenor), Renata Scotto (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus

Album: Viva Verdi -- Cdz762521 ~~ C121102 / EMI / Cdz762521

Duration: 2:54


Title: The Music Of The Night

Complete Work Name: The Phantom Of The Opera

Composer: Lloyd Webber, Andrew/Hart, Chris/Stilgoe, Richard

Performer(s): Michael Crawford (Vocal)

Album: Andrew Lloyd Webber 60 ~~ PD AR / Really Useful Records / ALW602

Duration: 5:14


Title: Vissi D'Arte

Complete Work Name: Tosca

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Maria Callas, La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Maria Callas Selected Hits Vol. 2 / EMI / 724355630421

Duration: 3:12


Title: I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City

Complete Work Name: I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City

Composer: Nilsson, Harry

Performer(s): Harry Nilsson (Vocal)

Album: Without You - The Best of Harry Nilsson / Camden/Sony Music / 88697472242

Duration: 2:45


Title: Born Free

Complete Work Name: Born Free

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra

Album: The Music of John Barry / Columbia / 494507 2

Duration: 2:49


Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can

Complete Work Name: Orpheus In The Underworld

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: The No.1 Classical Album / PolyGram Classics an Jazz / 4561952

Duration: 2:07


Title: Love Theme From A Star Is Born

Composer: Streisand/williams

Performer(s): Barbra Streisand

Album: Greatest Hits Vol Ii (recordno: Cdcbs86079) / Cbs / CDCBS86079

Duration: 3:03


Title: Take These Chains From My Heart

Complete Work Name: Take These Chains From My Heart

Composer: Steagall, Russell/Lainer, Don

Performer(s): Ray Charles (Vocal)

Album: Genius The Ultimate Ray Charles Collection / Concord Records/Universal / 0888072312937

Duration: 2:56



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Especially one's like this from Mark Bourke who says... 

'Marty on Lyric is my inoculation from anything the day can throw at me, he’s up there with Byrne, Wogan & Andrews as Ireland’s greatest broadcaster.'..........Thank you Mark......Tenner in the post!!

Other messages......

His morning show on Lyric is quite simply the best radio in Ireland. He has such a perfect delivery. An encyclopaedia of clever dadjokes and puns but with a light touch, never hanging on for the applause. Reminds me of a jolly, self-deprecating Colonel Mustard.   Jonathan McCrea

...Thanks very much for all the good cheer every morning Marty and never going on about all the bad news out there!! You are a tonic to be sure!! ........Patricia in Offaly

....Good morning Marty, I am a nurse working on night duty and listen to lyric through the night. Always glad to hear your dulcet tones at 7am as I know I will be off duty soon. .... Keep up the good work and music and the 'corny' jokes....Moira in Dublin 6



Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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