Mooney Goes Wild

    Sunday, 10pm-11pm, RTÉ Radio 1

    Thursday 21 February 2013



    On a special Mooney Show today, we’ll bring you a taste of Sheffield in South Yorkshire where The Full Monty stage show – coming soon to Ireland - is premiering;

    Derek will be getting a bird’s eye view of the furnaces in the town where stainless steel was first forged;

    And Brenda will be out with our very own home-grown striptease artist


    Lindsay Leonard

    Lindsay reminds us of the Steel Strike of 1980 and she went to see The Full Monty last night in Sheffield and gives an independent review


    Derek visits a steel foundry in Sheffield

    Ian Nicholls, Managing Director of Vulcan SFM, part of Sheffield Forgemasters International gives Derek a tour of the forge

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