Mooney Monday 28 October 2013

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Caring For Wild Animals

Please note that many species of mammals, birds, invertebrates etc... are protected under law and that, even with the best of intentions, only someone holding a relevant licence from the National Parks & Wildlife Service should attempt the care of these animals.  For full details, please click here to read the NPWS Checklist of protected & rare species in Ireland.  If you are concerned about a wild animal, please contact your local wildlife ranger - click here for details.

Events & Listings

Click here for a full list of events taking place around the country, and movies currently on release, which might be of interest to wildlife lovers!

Mooney with Brenda

Brenda is in the hotseat for Derek this Bank October bank holiday, tune in at 3PM for more.




The Sober Sisters

The dating scene can be very intimidating, daunting & difficult for many, it might be a distant memory for those happily in love but two Cork sisters emailed into the Mooney Show a few weeks back about they're problem find love. Brenda & Julie (Jules) Denehy spoke to our own Brenda Donohoe about trying to find Mr Right, the two girls don't drink and in their experience it's stopping them from dating.

Brenda & Julie (Jules) from Bishopstown, County Cork.

Christmas Markets

Eoghan Corry from Travel Extra joins Brenda live in studio to speak about Christmas markets, Eoghan describes what a christmas market is and were people can get great deals in Ireland and across Europe.

A typical Christmas Market in Vienna.

Anne Gildea - Dating Advice

With our theme of flirting, Brenda is joined by comedian and member of the Nuala's Anne Gildea about surviving cancer, and the up and coming Irish Cancer Society Halloween Masquerade Ball on the 1st of November.

Mooney Tunes 9

On 16th of December Mooney Tunes will take place once again in the Bord Gais Energy Theathre - tickets will go on sale on the 4th of November, stayed tuned to The Mooney Show for more information.


Hedgerows: It is an offence to 'cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy hedgerows on uncultivated land during the nesting season from 1 March to 31 August, subject to certain exceptions'. For more information, click here.

To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.


Please DO NOT send any live, dead or skeletal remains of any creature whatsoever to Mooney Goes Wild.

If you find an injured animal or bird, please contact the National Parks & Wildlife Service on 1890 20 20 21, or BirdWatch Ireland, on 01 281-9878, or visit


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Music Played on the Show

Once Upon A Christmas Song

Once Upon A Christmas Song

Tony Christie Feat Peter Kay




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Presenter: Derek Mooney


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