Mooney Friday 5 July 2013

***MOONEY GOES WILD NOMINATED FOR ROSE D'OR AWARD!!***

The prestigious annual Rose D'Or Awards (now in their 55th year) honour the very best of international radio, TV and online entertainment programmes, and they will take place later this year.  Over 400 programmes from more than 130 broadcasters and production companies in 33 different countries were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or awards.  For the first time, a new competition category, 'Radio Event Of The Year' was created.  We entered European Dawn Chorus in this category, and we're absolutely delighted to let you know that we're one of the final nominees!!  And another programme from the Mooney team, called A Very Merry Mooney Tunes, has been shortlisted in the Radio - Music Show category! Click here to read more about the 2016 Rose D'Or Finalists, and click here to relive - and re-listen to - all the beautiful Dawn Chorus birdsong from right across Europe.

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Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment

Day flying Moth.

The day-flying burnet moth.

 

 

 

 

Prehistoric anmials - the mystery of their colour.

Dr Maria McNamara of University College Cork joins Derek on today's show as she delves into palaeontology’s greatest mystery. Tring to solve what colour were prehistoric animals including feathered dinosaurs?

 

 

 

Dr. Maria McNamara pictured above analysing the chemistry of modern and coloured fossil insects using the synchrotron.

Irish Land Snail

Irish Land Snail

Pictures of the Irish Cepaea nemoralis Land Snail.

 

 

 

Photographer: Lauren Holden.

Pictures of the common birds of Dublin.

Our Mooney Panel have seen Winged Encounters, a book on the common birds of Dublin by Raymond Beggan.

 

Music Played on the Show

14:54

Title: Walk The Dinosaur

Performer(s): Was Not Was

Duration: 3:49

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