Mooney Goes Wild

    Sunday, 10pm-11pm, RTÉ Radio 1

    Easter Monday, April 1st 2013


    On Mooney today...

    We bring you highlights of a very special night held recently at Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre: Mooney Tunes 8!  The RTÉ Concert Orchestra are joined by none other than Elvis (or at least the next best thing - Mark Leen!), soprano and Claudia Boyle and tenor Lawrence Thackery, Ireland's 2013 Eurovision representative Ryan Dolan, The X Factor star Mary Byrne, RTÉ producer Aonghus McAnally, Oliver Callan provides the comedy - and we have a surprise appearance from some VERY special guests!!

    Claudia Boyle and Lawrence Thackery

    Mark Leen 

    Aonghus McAnally

    Can you guess who are special guests are? Our audience certainly loved them!

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