Archive 2006: December

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DECEMBER
Friday, December 22nd 2006 Listen
- Derek chats about Budapest
- We congratulate yesterday's Mooney's Money winner
- Terry Flanagan and Ken Whelan discuss rock ramps
- We hear about the dragon's virgin birth in Chester
- And we discover where this year's turkeys are from
- We've more comedy from Nob Nations
- There's a preview of the Mooney St. Stephens Day quiz
- Gay Kelly plays the Commuter Quiz in Dublin Airport
- We hear more of Eanna's Christmas charity single
- Thomas Kavanagh wins €2000 of Mooney's Money!
- And Richard tells us about his new sparrow documentary
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Thursday, December 21st 2006 Listen
- Peter Mooney talks about the Winter Solstice
- We listen into Liberty Hall's panto Sleeping Beauty
- George Lawlor explains Wexford's latest sculpture
- Patrick Ryan has advice on surviving Christmas
- Dermot O'Neill has gardening gift ideas from the Arboretum
- John Aldridge chats to some of our panto audience
- The Nob Nation crew give us their take on the panto season
- Lorraine O'Donnell plays the Commuter Quiz in Westport
- And Mary Reburn wins €2000 of Mooney's Money!
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Wednesday, December 20th 2006 Listen
- We go live to Studio One for some seasonal music from the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, with special guests
- Jim Wilson has advice on looking after your garden birds at this freezing time of year
- And we catch up with our Healthy Eating Makeover Plan, the Treacys from Finglas, as they finish their fitness regime
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Tuesday, December 19th 2006 Listen
- Derek talks to Jason O'Reilly, Ireland's strongest man who also happens to be a postman
- Musical guru Paul G Sheridan is live in studio discussing his favourite Festive Number One's.
- Reporter Brenda Donohue talks to Polish people on their way home for Christmas.
- Head Chef Paul McBride from Actons Hotel in Kinsale, Co Cork gives his recipes for people with certain dietary requirements at Christmas.
- Dr. Catherine Gale from the University of Southampton discusses how latest research has shown that vegetarians are smarter than carnivores. Click here for more programme details
Monday, December 18th 2006 Listen
- Aonghus McAnally presents the show from Lombardstown Post Office in County Cork.
- The show focuses on the future of rural Post Offices and Aonghus speaks to a number of guests including Anna McHugh, Head of Corporate Communications with An Post.
- Mark Milner, Industrial Correspondent with the Guardian newspaper and Dr. Mary Corcoran from NUI Maynooth debate what will replace the social function of the Post Office?
- Reporters Brenda Donohue and Pearse O'Reilly talk about their local Post Offices in Kildare and Mayo.
- Aonghus also speaks to postmen Seamus Mulligan from Donegal and Michael Gallagher, a postman with an ability to predict the weather.
- Music came from local talent Louisa Costello and Noel Shine.
Friday, December 15th 2006 Listen
- The Mooney Goes Wild panel of Richard Collins, Eanna ni Lamhna, Terry Flanagan, Niall Hatch and Peter Mooney give us their recommendations for wildlife Christmas presents
- and Brenda Donohue reports from Cavan where she meets Vincent Pilkington, the man who's not only the fastest turkey plucker in the west, but the fastest in the world!
Thursday, December 14th 2006 Listen
- Marianne O'Reilly, a Religion Teacher in Our Lady of Mercy College, Beaumont tells us the truth on the Three Wise Men.
- Louis Walsh talks about the X Factor Finale.
- Stephen Hall, Author of "Size Matters" tells us about his book.
- Brenda Donohue chats about the Desperate Housewives event.
- Padraig O'Kiely from Teagasc, Grange Beef Research Centre talks about belching cows.
- Gardener Dermot O'Neill talks about Farmleigh Festive Decorations and Gardening Gifts for Christmas.
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Wednesday, December 13th 2006 Listen
- Matthew Jebb chats to Derek about expensive truffles!
- We congratulate yesterday's Mooney's Money winner
- Gerald Fleming and John Murray on the disappearing Arctic
- The Dubliners are joined by Brendan Grace for a couple of songs
- We salute Larry Gogan on his Meteor Industry Award
- Rachael English tells us about her new program, The Consituency
- There's comedy on Steve Staunton
- Derek chats to listener Derek Lynch about French truffles
- Dave McDonald tells us about shooting stars
- Vera Nayar plays the Commuter Quiz in Clonsilla
- and Thomas Kavanagh wins €1000 of Mooney's Money!
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Tuesday, December 12th 2006 Listen
-Derek speaks to Ireland's Ballet success.
-Charles Kading, Organiser of Bicycle Month is live in studio.
-Musical guru Paul G Sheridan chats about more of his favourite Non-Festive Christmas Number Ones.
-Physiologist, Dr Harry Witchell tells us how Music affects our mood.
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Monday, December 11th 2006 Listen
-Irish songstress Majella Murphy performs live in the studio.
-More citizens advice from Philip McCabe.
-Our reporter Brenda Donohue catches up with our Healthy Eating Makeover Family, the Treacy's from Finglas to see how they are getting on.
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Friday, December 8th 2006 Listen
-Dr. Peter Walsh, Ecologist at the Planck Institute in Munich talks about the Ebola threat to the world's Gorilla population.
-Jack Murphy, researcher from UCD, chats about Animal Handedness in Horses and other animals.
-Derek speaks to Sinead McCoole, curator of the Jackie Clarke Library in Ballina, Co Mayo.
-The Palestrina Choir performs live in studio.
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Thursday, December 7th 2006 Listen
-We've live music today from Elvis impersonator extraordinaire, Kevin Doyle.
-The man voted Referee of the Year, Alan Kelly, chats about his career.
-And our gardening guru, Dermot O'Neill, will be telling us how to save our sick plants.
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Wednesday, December 6th 2006 
NO PROGRAMME TODAY - BUDGET SPECIAL INSTEAD
Tuesday, December 5th 2006 Listen
-Brenda Donohue announces our Desperate Housewives event.
-Musical guru Paul G Sheridan discusses his favourite Non-Festive Christmas Number Ones.
-Marcus Davis, Sushi Chef from Aya Restaurant, Clarendon St, Dublin 2 talks about Kobe Beef.
-Singer/Songwriter Declan O'Rourke is live in studio.
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Monday, December 4th 2006 Listen
-Domestic Goddess Margaret Browne tells us about her trip to India.
-Irish songstress Tara Blaise is in the studio for a chat and a couple of tunes.
-And our reporter Brenda Donohue catches up with our Healthy Eating Makeover Family, the Treacys from Finglas.

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