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Marty in the Morning Friday 5 February 2016

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.

Hugo - Episode - 698 - Honesty is the best policy

Hugo - Episode - 698 - Honesty is the best policy

Hugo - Episode - 698 - Honesty is the best policy

Neven's Recipes - Pancakes

Neven's Recipes - Pancakes

Neven's Recipes - Pancakes

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: Romance From The Gadfly

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin / Decca / 478 3529

Duration: 3:44


Title: Scarborough Fair

Composer: Trad/Arr By Simon & Garfunkel

Performer(s): Laura Wright (Soprano), Craig Ogden (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Laura Wright - The Last Rose / Decca / 2773051

Duration: 3:02


Title: The Dawning Of The Day

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Derek Bell (Harp)

Album: Ancient Music For The Irish Harp / Claddagh / Cc59cd

Duration: 3:42


Title: Be My Love

Composer: Brodszky, Nicholaus/ Cahn, Sammy

Performer(s): Wynne Evans (Tenor), The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Wynne Evans - A Song In My Heart / Rhino / 5249844562

Duration: 2:35


Title: Bright Eyes

Composer: Batt

Performer(s): Art Garfunkel

Album: Fate for Breakfast / Columbia / CK35780

Duration: 4:10


Title: A Winter's Tale

Performer(s): David Essex

Album: A Winter's Tale - Single

Duration: 4:24


Title: Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Vienna Opera Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 425847) / Decca / 425847

Duration: 4:45


Title: Didn't We

Composer: Webb, Jimmy

Performer(s): Richard Harris (Vocal)

Album: MacArthur Park / Half Moon / HMNCD002

Duration: 2:50


Title: The River Kwai March / Colonel Bogey March

Composer: Alford, Kenneth/Arnold, Malcolm

Performer(s): Mitch Miller And His Orchestra

Album: Bridge on the River Kwai - OST / Columbia / CK66131

Duration: 2:25


Title: You've Got A Friend In Me

Composer: Newman

Performer(s): Randy Newman

Album: The Best Disney Album In The World Ever / Emi Records / VTDCD819

Duration: 2:01


Title: Nine Million Bicycles

Composer: Batt, Mike

Performer(s): Katie Melua (Vocal)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: CDNOW62) / EMI / CDNOW62

Duration: 3:12


Title: Arrival Of The Birds / Transformation

Composer: Smith / Swinscoe

Performer(s): The Cinematic Orchestra

Album: The Crimson Wing - Mystery of the Flamingoes

Duration: 7:42


Title: Quando Men Vo (Musetta's Waltz)

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus

Album: Opera Arias - Anna Netrebko / Vienna Philharmonic / Noseda / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777566

Duration: 2:39


Title: Folsom Prison Blues

Composer: J.Cash

Performer(s): Johnny Cash

Album: The Essential Johnny Cash / Sun / 232

Duration: 1:15


Title: Here Comes The Night

Composer: Burns

Performer(s): Them

Album: The Greatest Hits Of 1965 / Emi / CDM7950102

Duration: 2:43


Title: E Lucevan Le Stelle

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Tenor)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 473710-2) / Decca / 473710-2

Duration: 3:10


Title: Help Yourself

Composer: Donida/Fishman

Performer(s): Tom Jones (Vocal)

Album: The Complete Tom Jones / London / 8442862

Duration: 2:52


Title: Di Quella Pira

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Jussi Bjorling (Ten), Royal Orchestra, Stockholm

Album: Jussi Bjorling: Rare and Alternative Recordings / Bluebell / ABCD 016

Duration: 1:40


Title: These Are The Days

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Van Morrison / Natalie Cole

Album: Van Morrison Duets / RCA

Duration: 3:48


Title: One Horse Neighs - Exterior

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Sound Fx

Album: Sound Fx Cd - Horses 1 / Bbc / BBC CD SFX037

Duration: 0:03


Title: I'M In The Mood For Love

Composer: Mchugh/Fields

Performer(s): Rod Stewart

Album: As Time Goes By - The Great American Songbook, Vol. II / J Records (Sony) / 82876574842

Duration: 3:05


Title: Amor Ti Vieta

Composer: Giordano, Umberto

Performer(s): Jussi Bjorling (Tenor)

Album: The Number One Opera Album 2004 CD 2 / Universal Classics & Jazz / 4762004

Duration: 1:56


Title: Ill Have To Say I Love You In A Song

Composer: Croce

Performer(s): Jim Croce

Album: Jim Croce Collection / Castle / CCSCD154

Duration: 2:29


Title: Moonlight Serenade (2010 Remastered)

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Glenn Miller And His Orchestra

Album: The Very Best Of Glenn Miller

Duration: 3:19


Title: Volare

Composer: Modugno/Migliacci

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna

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

Duration: 4:36


Title: Heart Like A Wheel

Composer: Mcgarrigle

Performer(s): Anna Mcgarrigle (Vocal)

Album: Kate & Anna Mcgarrigle (recordno: Hncd4401) / Hannibal / HNCD4401

Duration: 3:12


Title: Recondita Armonia

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Jussi Bjorling

Album: Jussi Bjorling: The Early Swedish Recordings / Bel Age Records / B00002S8EG

Duration: 2:41


Title: Finale From The Godfather

Composer: Rota, Nino

Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic, Crouch End Festival Chorus (Director David Temple)

Album: The Godfather - Trilogy I - II - III / Silva Screen Records / FILMCD 344

Duration: 4:02



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'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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