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Marty in the Morning Friday 15 August 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: 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: La Tenda Rossa

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Roma Sinfonietta

Album: Ennio Morricone - My Life In Music ~~ PDSW / Armonia / H6549

Duration: 3:46


Title: The Princess Royal

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Máire Ní Chathasaigh (Harp), Chris Newman (Guitar)

Album: The Carolan Albums (Recordno: Obmcd06) ~~ R114309 / Old Bridge / Obmcd06

Duration: 2:24


Title: By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Composer: Webb, Jimmy

Performer(s): Jimmy Webb & Glen Campbell (Vocal), Mark Kopfler (Guitar)

Album: Jimmy Webb - Just Across The River ~~ PD AR / E1 / E1E CD 2068

Duration: 4:05


Title: A Fine Romance

Composer: Kern, Jerome/Fields, Dorothy

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra

Album: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook (Recordno: 0075021034754) / Verve / 0075021034754

Duration: 3:37


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Best Loved Classics - Vol.9 ~~ G157802 / EMI / Cdz7672002

Duration: 4:19


Title: Star Of The County Down --

Composer: Trad/ Arr Moloney

Performer(s): Van Morrison, Derek Bell, The Chieftains

Album: Irish Heartbeat -- 834496 2 / Mercury / 834496 2

Duration: 2:40


Title: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo -- Cavalleria Rusticana

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Wolfgang Meyer (Organ), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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

Duration: 3:37


Title: Gaye

Composer: Ward

Performer(s): Clifford T Ward

Album: 101 70s Hits / Emi / VTDCDX894

Duration: 3:31


Title: 3 Preludes (1st Movement) Allegro -- Three Preludes

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Classic Kennedy (Recordno: 724355689023) ~~ D315407 / Emi Classics / 724355689023

Duration: 1:51


Title: Wichita Lineman

Composer: Jimmy Webb

Performer(s): Glen Campbell

Album: Be My Valentine / Emi Records / 094635063325

Duration: 3:01


Title: Ave Maria --

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Mirella Freni (Sop), Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Ave Maria: The Myth of Mary / Teldec / 3994 21480 2

Duration: 5:03


Title: Nessun Dorma -- Turandot

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, The John Aldis Choir

Album: The Pavarotti Story / Decca / 475 8177 2 DX2

Duration: 3:01


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: Malena -- Not Available

Composer: Morricane, Ennio

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

Album: Ennio Morricone in Venice - Disk 1 / ARS Latina / 69180

Duration: 4:31


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: The Fool On The Hill

Performer(s): The Beatles

Album: The Beatles 1967-1970 (The Blue Album)

Duration: 3:09


Title: Drink, Drink, Drink

Composer: Romberg/Donnelly

Performer(s): Mario Lanza (Tenor), Constantine Callinicos & His Orchestra & Chorus

Album: Mario Lanza - The Ultimate Collection -- 7432 118574 2 ~~ A159309 / RCA Victor / 7432 118574 2

Duration: 3:16


Title: Beatrice

Composer: Bacalov, Luis

Performer(s): Orchestra Sinfonietta Di Roma

Album: Il Postino / Mirimax Records / 162029-2

Duration: 4:02


Title: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetee (Flower Song)

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Tenor), Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France

Album: Carmen Duets and Arias (Recordno: 4759143) / Decca / 4759143

Duration: 3:41



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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!!

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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



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Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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