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Marty in the Morning Wednesday 30 April 2014

Marty in the Morning

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

Marty Meets Welsh Composer Karl Jenkins

Marty Meets Welsh Composer Karl Jenkins

Thursday 5th May

A double celebration as world renowned composer Kal Jenkins joins Marty in the studio as he celebrates his 70th year and acknowledges Lyrics contribution over it's first 15 years on air!

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: Holberg Suite - Praeludium

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): The National Orchestra Of Sweden (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra)

Album: aurora music of the northern lights / Deutsche Grammophon / 471747-2

Duration: 2:57


Title: Voi Che Sapete -- The Marriage Of Figaro K.492 (Act 2)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 478 2249) / Decca Classics / 478 2249

Duration: 2:31


Title: Por Una Cabeza

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Album: Cinema Serenade ~~ F303802 / Sony Classical / Sk63005

Duration: 3:51


Title: What A Difference A Day Made

Composer: Adams, Stanley/Grever, Maria

Performer(s): Jamie Cullum (Vocal)

Album: Twentysomething ~~ E297801 / UCJ / 9865574

Duration: 5:08


Title: Flight Of The Bumblebee -- Not Available

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields

Album: Unforgettable Classics (Recordno: 5740292) / EMI / 5740292

Duration: 1:24


Title: Mendocino County Line

Composer: Taupin/serletic

Performer(s): Willie Nelson And Lee Ann Womack

Album: Greatest Hits (recordno: 602498615959) / Mca Nashville / 602498615959

Duration: 4:29


Title: El Diablo Suelto

Composer: Fernandez, Heraclio

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Alfonso Montes (Cuatro)

Album: John Williams - El Diablo Suelto (Recordno: Sk60451) / Sony / Sk60451

Duration: 2:19


Title: Up Up & Away

Composer: Webb, Jimmy

Performer(s): Johnny Mann Singers

Album: The Swingin' Sixties / EMI / VTDCD932

Duration: 2:28


Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici -- La Traviata

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor) Plácido Domingo (Tenor) Jose Carreras (Tenor), Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Music Centre Opera Chorus

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4509962002) ~~ A167727 / Teldec / 4509962002

Duration: 3:20


Title: The Brandenburg Hornpipe

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Eric Roche (Guitar)

Album: the Perc U Later / Inner Ear / EARCD001

Duration: 1:54


Title: North To Alaska

Performer(s): Johnny Horton

Album: Johnny Horton's Greatest Hits

Duration: 3:01


Title: Bailero -- Songs Of The Auvergne

Composer: Canteloube, Joseph

Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Radcd127) / Global / Radcd127

Duration: 6:40


Title: Spanish Dance -- Not Available

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Amir (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano), Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)

Album: Amir ~~ D351021 / Black Box / BBM1042

Duration: 2:00


Title: Take Good Care Of My Baby

Performer(s): Bobby Vee

Album: Very Best of Bobby Vee

Duration: 2:43


Title: Once Upon A Time In The West

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Ennio Morricone & His Orchestra

Album: Ennio Morricone - Movie Masterpieces / BMG / 82876 59693 2

Duration: 3:42


Title: You Were Always On My Mind

Composer: Christopher / Thompson / James / Mark

Performer(s): Willie Nelson (Vocals), Jeff Clayton (Alto Saxophone); Joe Sample (Piano); Jeff Hamilton , Lewis Nash (Drums).

Album: Willie Nelson - American Classic ~~ PD EL / Blue Note / 509996 87102 2 4

Duration: 3:28


Title: Apache

Composer: J Lordan

Performer(s): The Shadows

Album: Dreamboats & Petticoats Presents Foottappers / Emi / 5307592

Duration: 2:56


Title: Funiculì, Funiculà

Composer: Denza, Luigi

Performer(s): José Carreras (Tenor), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Legends - José Carreras (Recordno: 4763487) / Decca / 4763487

Duration: 2:32


Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me -- They Can't Take That Away From Me

Composer: Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Neal Hefti & His Orchestra

Album: Frank Sinatra - Sinatra and Swingin' Brass / Reprise / 7599 27021 2

Duration: 2:43


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: 633 Squadron: Main Theme

Composer: Goodwin, Ron

Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic

Album: The Film Music of Ron Goodwin ~~ F313001 / Chandos / 10262

Duration: 3:01


Title: Hard Shoulder

Composer: Knopfler, Mark

Performer(s): Mark Knopfler (Vocal)

Album: Mark Knopfler - Get Lucky / Mercury / 2708674

Duration: 4:33


Title: Lego House

Composer: Sheeran/gosling/leonard

Performer(s): Ed Sheeran

Album: + / Asylum / 5052498646524

Duration: 3:01


Title: Adiemus -- Adiemus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Miriam Stockley (Vocals), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adiemus Singers

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 724384841423) / Virgin Records / 724384841423

Duration: 3:57


Title: Recondita Armonia

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Joseph Calleja (Tenor), L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande

Album: Joseph Calleja the Maltese tenor / Decca / 4782720

Duration: 2:46


Title: Deborah's Theme -- Not Available

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Ennio Morricone & His Orchestra

Album: Once Upon A Time In America OST / RYKO/Restless / 73767

Duration: 4:22


Title: Who Will Comfort Me

Composer: Gardot

Performer(s): Melody Gardot

Album: My One and Only Thrill (Bonus Track Version) / Verve / 1790851

Duration: 4:54


Title: True

Composer: Kemp

Performer(s): Paul Anka (Vocal)

Album: Rock Swings (Recordno: 9885933) ~~ PD AR / Globe / 9885933

Duration: 4:30


Title: Questa O Quella -- Rigoletto

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! ~~ A247701 / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 1:51


Title: Riverdance

Composer: Whelan

Performer(s): Bill Whelan

Album: Riverdance (recordno: Rte Bua Cd1) / Son / RTE BUA CD1

Duration: 3:53


Title: Donde Estas, Yolanda?

Complete Work Name: Donde Estas, Yolanda?

Composer: Jiminez

Performer(s): Pink Martini

Album: Sympathique / Wrasse Records / WRASS 143

Duration: 3:26


Title: A Fistful Of Dollars

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Best of Ennio Morricone / RCA / Pd70324

Duration: 2:59



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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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