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Marty in the Morning Friday 15 April 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.

Neven's Recipe - Curry Night

Neven's Recipe - Curry Night

Beef Kofta  - Serves 6 

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Hugo - Episode 722 - Come fly with me

Hugo - Episode 722 - Come fly with me

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: Air On A G String

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Essential Classics Collection Volume 1 Meditation / Deutsche Grammophon / 4634862

Duration: 4:34


Title: And I Love You So

Composer: D Maclean

Performer(s): Perry Como

Album: Steve Wrights Sunday Love Songs The New Collection / Universal Music Tv/bbc / 0699232

Duration: 3:16


Title: Ave Maria

Composer: Vavilov, Vladimir/ Caccini, Giulio

Performer(s): Ramin Bahrami (Piano), Camerata Ducale

Album: Friar Alessandro - Voice of Peace / Decca 4811862

Duration: 4:05


Title: Come Together

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

Performer(s): Herbie Mann (Flute)

Album: Daytrippers - Songs Of The Beatles / Warner Strategic Marketing / 5046752222

Duration: 10:08


Title: Moon River

Composer: Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny

Performer(s): Andy Williams (Vocal)

Album: The Very Best of Andy Williams (Recordno: 88697211802) / Sony BMG / 88697211802

Duration: 2:46


Title: O Soave Fanciulla (Act I)

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Kristine Opolais (Soprano), Orchestra Dell'academia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Album: Jonas Kaufmann: The Puccini Album / Sony Classics / 88875092492

Duration: 4:14


Title: Dear Heart

Composer: Mancini/Livingston/Evans

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra

Album: Frank Sinatra - Softly, As I Leave You / Universal / 00602527625683

Duration: 2:42


Title: Casino Royale

Composer: H David/b Bacharach

Performer(s): Herb Alpert

Album: Very Best Of Herb Alpert / A&m Records / 3971652

Duration: 2:34


Title: Song Without Words Op.102 No.5

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn - Songs Without Words / Deutsche Grammophon / 423931-2

Duration: 1:04


Title: Band Of Brothers Main Theme

Composer: Michael Kamen

Performer(s): Michael Kamen

Album: Band Of Brothers - Music From The Hbo Miniseries / Play-tone/sony Classical/sony Music Soundtrax / SK 89719

Duration: 2:21


Title: The Coolin

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: RTÉ) / RTÉ Recording / RTÉ

Duration: 3:29


Title: Time In A Bottle

Composer: Croce, Jim

Performer(s): Jim Croce (Vocal)

Album: Jim Croce Collection / Castle / CCSCD154

Duration: 2:23


Title: Edelweiss

Composer: Hammerstein / Rodgers

Performer(s): Vince Hill

Album: 40 Years Of Top 10 Hits / Hallmark

Duration: 3:03


Title: Furioso - Galopp

Composer: Strauss, Johann I

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: 2007 Neujahrskonzert New Year's Concert / Deutsche Grammaphon / 4776225

Duration: 2:29


Title: Torna A Surriento

Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto/De Curtis, Gianbattiasta

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Luciano Pavarotti : The Best / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 4:29


Title: Moon River

Composer: Mancini, Henry/Mercer, Johnny

Performer(s): Audrey Hepburn (Vocal)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Not Available)

Duration: 1:37


Title: Moon River

Composer: Mercer/mancini

Performer(s): Henry Mancini And His Orchestra And Chorus

Album: Ultimate Instrumental Hits / Sony Bmg / 82876844152

Duration: 2:40


Title: Isle Of Capri

Composer: Grosz, Will/Kennedy, Jimmy

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra (Vocal), Billy May & His Orchestra

Album: Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me / Capitol / CDP 7 48469 2

Duration: 2:30


Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Passport To Russia / Sony / Sfk47282

Duration: 3:30


Title: Chicken Pickin' Rag

Composer: Mr D

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)

Album: Catrin Finch: The Harpist / Sony / Sk93103

Duration: 2:11


Title: The Things You Are To Me

Composer: Brendan Graham/Rolf Lovland

Performer(s): Robert J. Selky (Piano And Guitar)

Album: Timeless / Decca / Decca 4731713

Duration: 3:41


Title: Nocturne No.5 In B Flat

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Daniel Adni (Piano)

Album: Favourite Irish Songs / HMV Classics / Hmv5730432

Duration: 2:46


Title: Come Fly With Me

Composer: Cahn/van Heusen

Performer(s): Michael Buble

Album: Michael Buble (recordno: 9362-48376-2) / 143 Records/reprise / 9362-48376-2

Duration: 3:16


Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Iliana Cotrubos (Soprano), Bavarian State Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera Choir

Album: Verdi - La Traviata - Highlights / Deutsche Grammophon / 435417-2

Duration: 2:55


Title: Coles Corner

Composer: Hawley, Richard

Performer(s): Richard Hawley (Vocals)

Album: Coles Corner / Mute Records / 0094633510005

Duration: 4:48


Title: Napoli (Arr. Brass Band)

Composer: Bellstedt, Herman Jr

Performer(s): Niels Vind (Cornet), Royal Danish Brass

Album: Brassability / Rondo Grammofon / RCD 8344

Duration: 5:24


Title: That's Amore

Composer: Brooks/Warren

Performer(s): Dean Martin (Vocal)

Album: Dean Martin - Amore / Capitol / 509992 67696 22

Duration: 3:08



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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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