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Marty in the Morning Thursday 22 May 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.

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: Der Vogelfanger Bin Ich Ja

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Hermann Prey (Baritone), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 460849-2) / Decca / 460849-2

Duration: 2:56


Title: As Time Goes By -- Not Available

Composer: Hupfeld, Herman

Performer(s): 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: As Time Goes By (Recordno: 724355778925) ~~ CDG4344 / EMI / 724355778925

Duration: 4:18


Title: Goin Back

Composer: Goffin/king

Performer(s): Dusty Springfield

Album: Goin' Back / Philips / 8586392

Duration: 3:27


Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 452450-2) ~~ CDC05667 / Decca / 452450-2

Duration: 2:31


Title: Tiny Dancer

Composer: John, Elton

Performer(s): Elton John (Vocal)

Album: Madman Across The Water - Elton John / DJM / 8254872

Duration: 6:14


Title: Alfie

Composer: Bacharach

Performer(s): Cilla Black

Album: The Best Of Cilla Black / Emi / CDP7967772

Duration: 2:36


Title: Prelude In D Minor Bwv 875i

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)

Album: Hugh Tinney: A Portrait -- CD142 / RTE lyric fm / CD142

Duration: 1:42


Title: Sherlock Holmes Of Kilronan

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Walpurgis Family

Album: Dawn / Popical Island

Duration: 2:46


Title: Midnight Cowboy

Composer: Barry

Performer(s): John Barry

Album: The Best Of The Emi Years (recordno: 5230732) / Emi / 5230732

Duration: 2:43


Title: Midnight In Moscow

Composer: Solovev/Sedoj

Performer(s): Kenny Ball (Trumpet), Kenny Ball And His Jazzmen

Album: Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen: Greatest Hits / Pulse / PLSCD255

Duration: 3:00


Title: Canon In D -- Not Available

Composer: Pachelbel, Johann

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Karajan Gold (Recordno: 4777341) / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777341

Duration: 7:09


Title: A Hard Days Night

Composer: Lennon/mccartney

Performer(s): Peter Sellers

Album: The Peter Sellers Collection / Emi / CDP7946892

Duration: 1:51


Title: Wuthering Heights

Composer: Kate Bush

Performer(s): Kate Bush

Album: Kick Inside / Emi / CDP7460122

Duration: 4:25


Title: Rule The World (Il Mondo É Nostro)

Composer: Barlow/Owen/Donald/Orange

Performer(s): Camilla Kerslake, The Irish Film Ochestra

Album: Camilla Kerslake (Recordno: 2725847) ~~ PD MW / Mercury Records / 2725847

Duration: 3:48


Title: Theme From Schindler's List -- Schindler's List

Composer: Williams, John

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

Album: John Williams Greatest Hits 1969 - 1999 (Recordno: S2K51333) ~~ F198403 / Sony Classical / S2K51333

Duration: 3:35


Title: Sport Polka Op.170

Composer: Strauss, Josef

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: New Year's Concert 2008 - Vienna Philharmonic / Georges Pretre ~~ CDG04818 / Decca / 4780034

Duration: 2:12


Title: It's My Life

Composer: Bon Jovi/Sambora/Martin

Performer(s): Paul Anka (Vocal)

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

Duration: 4:02


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: Vissi D'Arte

Complete Work Name: Tosca

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Orchestra De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire

Album: Maria Callas: La Voix Du Siècle / EMI / 7495022

Duration: 3:05


Title: She

Performer(s): Charles Aznavour

Album: She: The Best of Charles Aznavour

Duration: 2:45


Title: Fantasy For Clarinet And Strings

Composer: Potter, Archibald James

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: CD124) / RTE lyric fm / CD124

Duration: 4:55


Title: Memories Are Made Of This

Complete Work Name: Memories Are Made Of This

Composer: Gilkyson/dehr/miller

Performer(s): Dean Martin

Album: Dino: The Essential Dean Martin / Emi / 724386652720

Duration: 2:14


Title: Enough To Be On Your Way

Composer: Taylor, James

Performer(s): James Taylor (Vocal), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello); Mark O'Connor (Violin)

Album: James Taylor - Hourglass / Columbia / 4877482

Duration: 5:26


Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium -- Carnival Of The Animals

Complete Work Name: Carnival Of The Animals

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Katia And Marielle Labéque (Pianos), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classical Chillout 2 (Recordno: 724356208728) / Virgin / 724356208728

Duration: 2:35


Title: Miss Marples Theme

Composer: Goodwin, Ron

Performer(s): Ron Goodwin & His Orchestra

Album: The Ron Goodwin Collection / HMV Easy / 724352761227

Duration: 2:03


Title: Berlin

Composer: N/a

Performer(s): Frank And Walters

Album: Greenwich Mean Time / Fifa Records

Duration: 3:13


Title: Yesterday When I Was Young (Hier Encore)

Composer: Aznavour/Aznavour/Kretzmar

Performer(s): Charles Aznavour

Album: She: The Best of Charles Aznavour / EMI / 7243 8 54734 2 5

Duration: 3:27


Title: Allegro Assai From Brandenburg Concerto No.2

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), William Bennett (Flute) Neal Black (Oboe) Cho-Ling (Violin) Charles Tunnell (Cello) Ian Watson (Harpsichord), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Essential Wynton Marsalis ~~ E4083 / Sony Classical / 88697095792

Duration: 3:00


Title: American Patrol -- American Patrol

Composer: Miller

Performer(s): Glenn Miller Band

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 15701) ~~ E073305 / Delta Music / 15701

Duration: 3:52


Title: True Romance -- Not Available

Composer: Zimmer, Hans

Performer(s): London Music Works

Album: American Gangsters / Silva / SILCD1271

Duration: 3:45



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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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