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    Mooney Tunes Returns!     

    Mooney Tunes, the phenomenally successful Concert Series featuring the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, RTÉ presenter Derek Mooney, and the combined input of his many radio fans, will return to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in December, 2015.

    This will be the 12th installment of Mooney Tunes, which began in September 2009. In the intervening period, over the 11 concerts to date, as many as 18,000 people have been entertained, over 170 pieces of music have been featured, all performed by around 50 top-class performers and soloists, backed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

    ‘A VERY MERRY MOONEY TUNES’ will take place on Monday, December 7th 2015, at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.  And for this show, we are encouraging fans to send us their musical suggestions along the theme of, "movies, musicals and magical memories!"

    We have never been short of magical stories from our audience, accompanying their suggestions for pieces to include in the Mooney Tunes programs. Whether it's a song that reminds you of a loved one, a particular soundtrack from your youth, a theme that evokes a particularly strong memory, let us know. And tell us your story!

    For further information, tune into the all-new The Mooney Show, every Saturday evening from 6pm until 7pm, from Saturday, September 12th on RTÉ Radio 1.

    And keep watching this space for updates and more details!


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    Mooney Wednesday 23 October 2013



    Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment. Live from Friends of the Elderly, Bolton Street, Dublin

    On today's programme

    Experts in the UK estimate that up to 40% of collectables are actually fake! We celebrate the 100th birthday of one of our most devoted listeners! The irrepressible, Maisie Flood and, is West Side Story the best musical of all time? Send in your suggestions, to win a fabulous prize, attending the gala opening in Dublin next week.



    Brenda at Maisie's 100th Birthday


    Maisie Flood is celebrating a very special birthday today, born in 1913 making her 100 years old. Maisie, from Drimagh in Dublin is a huge Liverpool fan and herself & Brenda went to the Anfield Grounds in Liverpool Soccer Club in 2008 for the first time. She sang her favourite song for us, The Liverpool anthem, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone. Maisie is not alone, last year, according to statistics from the President’s Office there was a total of 328 centenarians in Ireland each receiving a cheque for €2,540 and a signed letter from the president. 


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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Edelweiss
      Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein
      Performer(s): Christopher Plummer
      Performer(s): Christopher Plummer
      Album: The Sound Of Music Soundtrack, Rca Records, BD82005
      Duration: 1:46

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