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Marty in the Morning Monday 23 June 2014

Marty in the Morning

Join Marty Whelan live at the Verona Opera Festival for this year's festival and Franco Zeffirelli's production of Carmen.

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: La Serenata

Composer: Tosti/Cesaro

Performer(s): Guiseppi Di Stefano

Album: Neopolitan Songs / EMI Classics / 956826

Duration: 3:04


Title: By The Sleepy Lagoon -- Not Available

Composer: Coates, Eric

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics - 4 (Recordno: Cda67400) / Hyperion / Cda67400

Duration: 4:09


Title: Il Postino -- Il Postino

Composer: Bacalov, Luis

Performer(s): Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Il Postino E I Drammi Psicologici: The Postman And The Psychological Dramas (Soundtracks) / Cam Original Soundtracks / Cam 493065 2

Duration: 3:24


Title: Beautiful Italy

Complete Work Name: Paganini

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Alfie Boe (Tenor), Orchestra Of The Scottish Opera

Album: Franz Lehar: Love was a Dream - Alfie Boe / Linn Records / CKD346

Duration: 2:09


Title: A Day In Verona

Composer: TOM BAXTER

Performer(s): Tom Baxter

Album: Feather & Stone / Columbia / 5174689

Duration: 4:15


Title: Italia -- Not Available

Composer: Yared, Gabriel

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra, Metro Voices

Album: The Talented Mr. Ripley ~~ F205403 / Sony Classical / SK51337

Duration: 1:40


Title: Walk On By

Composer: Bacharach/david

Performer(s): Dionne Warwick

Album: Ultimate Tearjerkers / Wmtv / WSMCD238

Duration: 2:50


Title: Prelude Act 1 -- Carmen

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France

Album: Carmen Duets and Arias (Recordno: 4579143) / Decca / 4579143

Duration: 2:07


Title: Mona Lisa

Composer: Livingston/evans

Performer(s): Nat King Cole

Album: Melody Lingers On / V2tv / V2TV1031392

Duration: 3:23


Title: The Mission - On Earth As It Is In Heaven

Composer: Morricane, Ennio

Performer(s): Susanna Rigacci (Soprano), Roma Sinfonietta, Coro Polifonico Del Teatro La Fenice - Venezia

Album: Ennio Morricone in Venice - Disk 2 / ARS Latina / 69180

Duration: 3:52


Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.2 - Danza Rustica

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Lausanne Chamber Orchestra

Album: Bella Tuscany / Telarc / Cd80644

Duration: 3:58


Title: Can We Still Be Friends

Performer(s): Todd Rundgren

Album: Vanilla Sky (Music from the Motion Picture)

Duration: 3:46


Title: Bell Chorus

Complete Work Name: I Pagliacci

Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero

Performer(s): Munich Radio Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Chorus

Album: The Only Choral Album You'll Ever Need ~~ C685202 / RCA Victor / 75605513602

Duration: 2:33


Title: On Days Like These -- On Days Like These

Composer: Jones, Quincy/Black, Don

Performer(s): Matt Monro (Vocal), Kenny Clayton & His Orchestra

Album: Matt Monro - The Complete Singles Collection / EMI Gold / 50999 606774 2 6

Duration: 3:43


Title: Montagues And Capulets

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8441612) / Virgin/EMI / 8441612

Duration: 1:58


Title: La Donna E Mobile -- Rigoletto

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Viaggio Italiano ~~ A246404 / Phillips / 462196-2

Duration: 2:18


Title: Mambo Italiano

Composer: Merrill

Performer(s): Dean Martin

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

Duration: 2:15


Title: Girl In A Sports Car

Composer: Rea, Chris

Performer(s): Chris Rea (Vocal), The Gavin Wright Orchestra

Album: La Passione - Chris Rea - Original Soundtrack Recording / East West/WEA / 063016696

Duration: 5:18


Title: Votre Toast Je Peux Vous Le Rendre (Toreador's Song)

Complete Work Name: Carmen

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel,, Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), Marina Demeshenko,Magali Leger, Delphine Haidan, Thierry Felix, Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France, Choeur De Radio France

Album: Carmen Duets and Arias (Recordno: 4579143) / Decca / 4579143

Duration: 4:49


Title: Caruso -- Not Available

Composer: Dalla, Lucio

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Vocal)

Album: The Classical Album 2009 - Disk 1 / UCJ / 4801711

Duration: 5:20


Title: Life

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi

Album: Time Lapse / Decca

Duration: 4:22


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: Barcarola Veneziana

Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)

Album: Leoncavallo : La Nuit de Mai - Domingo / Lang Lang / Veronesi / Deutsche Grammophon / 4776633

Duration: 2:22


Title: Vissi D'Arte

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

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

Album: Puccini: Tosca (Recordno: 724355630421) ~~ C082110 / EMI / 724355630421

Duration: 3:12


Title: Coming Around Again

Composer: Simon

Performer(s): Carly Simon

Album: Coming Around Again / Arista / 258140

Duration: 3:47


Title: A Happy Navorski Ending

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Emily Bernstein (Oboe), Studio Orchestra

Album: The Terminal - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Decca / 986 2875

Duration: 2:47


Title: Mandolins In The Moonlight

Composer: Weiss/Schroder

Performer(s): Perry Como (Vocal)

Album: Magic Moments / K TEL / TG1305

Duration: 2:42


Title: Love Theme From The Godfather

Composer: Rota, Nino

Performer(s): Andre Rieu, Andre Rieu Orchestra And Chorus

Album: Magic of the Movies / Decca / 3715423

Duration: 2:58


Title: Vieni Sul Mar -- Vieni Sul Mar

Complete Work Name: Vieni Sul Mar

Composer: Cardillo, Salvatore

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra & Chorus Of The Comunale Theater Bologna

Album: Pavarotti - Love Songs ~~ A247305 / Decca / 466 400 2

Duration: 3:31


Title: Marcia Trionfale

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic

Album: Verdi: Aida - Vienna Philharmonic / Harnoncourt / Teldec / 8573-85402-2

Duration: 1:44


Title: Pres Des Remparts De Seville, Seguidilla And Duet Act 1

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Della Rai

Album: Elina Garanca Habanera ~~ PD OB / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778776

Duration: 4:41



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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

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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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