Thursday, June 28th 2012
Today, we broadcast live from the Hawk's Well Theatre in Sligo, as part of Mooney On Tour with Flora pro.activ! We have live music and chat with Brian Kennedy, we meet the Sligo traffic warden who's about to become a professional boxer, find out about the man who saved a hotel, and discover what food our Olympic athletes are using for extra power! Plus, Brenda will be surprising one Sligo local with Mooney's Magic Moment, and three members of our live audience at the Hawk's Well Theatre will play for One4All vouchers, in Mooney's Thursday Quiz!
Basil Love is involved with the Kenya Build website, and the address is www.kenyabuild.com
There is one picture is dominating all the front pages this morning, and it's the photo we thought we'd never see: Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth II shaking hands at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast yesterday, as part of the Co-operation Ireland Arts Celebration Event.
Amongst those entertaining the English Queen, the Irish President and other politicians and dignitaries was Brian Kennedy - he's with us in Sligo today for a chat and some live music...
Stephen 'Block' Reynolds
If you live in Sligo, you might be familiar with the story of Stephen, as he's featured in the local papers ... Stephen has been a traffic warden in the streets of Sligo for the last thirteen years; he's also runs the boxing club in Ballinacarrow. He's been a successful amateur boxing champ in the past, but next July, he will be turning professional - at the grand old age of 39, just going to prove that it's never too late to try! He joins Derek and the audience in the Hawk's Well to explain why...
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The Island Landscape
RTÉ Television, in association with Mooney, is currently producing a major new documentary series on the history of the Irish landscape. The series will tell the story of how our landscape was created after the last major climatic event – the end of the last Ice Age, over ten thousand years ago.
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