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Marty in the Morning Thursday 21 August 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: The Gadfly - Romance

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Alexander Kerr (Violin), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: The very best of relaxing classics / Decca / 4738622

Duration: 3:50


Title: Una Furtiva Lagrima -- L'Elisir D'Amore

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)

Album: The number one Opera album 2004 CD 1 / Universal Classics and Jazz / 4762004

Duration: 4:38


Title: Splanky (Live)

Composer: Neal Hefti

Performer(s): Count Basie (Piano), Count Basie & His Orchestra

Album: Michael Parkinson - My Life in Music - CD2 / Reprise / 2564 69350 6

Duration: 3:53


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: Morning Desire

Composer: Loggins, Dave

Performer(s): Kenny Rogers (Vocal)

Album: Islands In The Stream / Music Club / MCCD 371

Duration: 3:08


Title: The Ashokan Farewell

Composer: Ungar, Jay

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar), Session Orchestra

Album: Craig Ogden The Guitarist / Universal / CFMD14

Duration: 2:39


Title: Dream A Little Dream Of Me -- Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Composer: Andre/Schwandt/Kahn

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald (Vocal), Count Basie Orchestra

Album: Ella And Basie! (Recordno: 5390582) ~~ E224105 / Verve / 5390582

Duration: 4:07


Title: Must Be More Crispy -- Must Be More Crispy

Complete Work Name: Must Be More Crispy

Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal

Performer(s): Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Piano), Mel Mercier (Percussion), Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Between Worlds: The Music Of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin ~~ R132213 / Virgin / 724384070328

Duration: 5:09


Title: La Vie En Rose

Composer: Piaf/ Guglielmi

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli, Edith Piaf

Album: Passione -- / Universal

Duration: 3:08


Title: Meditation From Thais -- Not Available

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Fantasie - Nicola Benedetti / Deutsche Grammophon / 4763399

Duration: 5:39


Title: What Would I Be

Composer: Trent

Performer(s): Val Doonican (Vocal)

Album: Val Doonican - His Special Years / Decca Records / 466 406 2

Duration: 2:36


Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves -- Not Available

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Midsummer Classics (Recordno: Radcd127) ~~ G325902 / Global TV / Radcd127

Duration: 4:06


Title: Before The World Was Made

Composer: Bruni, Carla / Yeats, W.B.

Performer(s): Carla Bruni - Vocal, Louis Bertignac (Guitars) / Ebow (Drums, Organ Strings)

Album: Carla Bruni - No Promises / Dramatico / Teorema / DRAMCDOO33

Duration: 3:51


Title: Before The World Was Made

Composer: Morrison, Van

Performer(s): Van Morrison (Vocal)

Album: Van Morrison - Too Long In Exile / Universal / PROMO CD

Duration: 4:21


Title: Pan's Labyrinth - Long, Long Time Ago

Composer: Navarrete, Javier

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Pan's Labyrinth (OST) / Milan / 3990602

Duration: 2:14


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: A Case Of You

Composer: Joni Mitchell

Performer(s): James Taylor (Guitar); Russ Kunkel (Drums)

Album: Blue / Delphi / 7599-27199-2

Duration: 4:35


Title: Just One Of Those Things -- Just One Of Those Things

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan (Vocal), Members Of The Count Basie Orchestra

Album: I Get A Kick Out Of You - The Cole Porter Songbook - Volume II (Recordno: 511 070 2) ~~ E218007 / Verve / 511 070 2

Duration: 2:31


Title: Barry Dances With Wolves John Dunbar Theme

Composer: Barry

Performer(s): Hollywood Bowl Orchestra

Album: Classic Fm Movies (recordno: 4800683) / Ucj / 4800683

Duration: 2:25


Title: She Believes In Me

Composer: Gibb

Performer(s): Kenny Rogers

Album: 20 Best of Kenny Rogers (Re-Recorded Versions) / Emi / CDEMTV79

Duration: 4:08


Title: Salut D'Amour -- Not Available

Composer: Elgar, Edward

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

Album: Kyung Wha Chung Con Amore / Decca / 4782660

Duration: 2:58


Title: My Sentimental Friend

Composer: Stephens/carter

Performer(s): Hermans Hermits

Album: The Best Of Herman's Hermits / EMI Records

Duration: 3:13


Title: What The World Needs Now Is Love

Composer: Bacharach/david

Performer(s): Jackie De Shannon

Album: The Swingin Sixties / Emi / VTDCD932

Duration: 3:02


Title: When You Wish Upon A Star --

Composer: Washington, Ned/Harline, Leigh

Performer(s): Cliff Edwards (Vocals), Studio Orchestra, Disney Studio Chorus

Album: Pinnochio / Walt Disney Records / 0946 3 51035 2

Duration: 3:15


Title: On And On It Goes


Performer(s): Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dave Archer, Piano

Album: The Calling / Zoe / 011 4311472

Duration: 4:25


Title: A Fistful Of Dollars

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Best of Ennio Morricone / RCA / Pd70324

Duration: 2:59


Title: Anvil Chorus -- Il Trovatore

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus

Album: Opera Gala (Recordno: 460849-2) / Decca / 460849-2

Duration: 2:45



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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



Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane


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