Music specials from RTE Radio 1. On the 20th anniversary of our Eurovision win with Rock n Roll kids, we take a look at the man behind the song; one of Ireland's greatest songwriters Brendan Graham in - Fumbling for the Light
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.
The tension is ramping up for the big match on Sunday - Mayo versus Dublin in Croke Park, two counties with great football pedigrees & also two counties with a great musical heritage, but does that talent translate into good football songs? We have clips of some of the songs to play for you this morning & two contestants for our quiz to win a two night accommodation in one of Dublin's Bewley Hotels www.bewleyshotels.com & in Lisloughrey Lodge in Cong, Co. Mayo. www.lisloughreylodge.com On the line from Mayo is Sandra Kelly & from Dublin, Danny Keenan.
A Dublin team looking to win its second all Ireland in three years takes on a Mayo team determined to end its run of consecutive losing All-Ireland Senior Football Final appearances - currently standing at six. So what’s the atmosphere like in Mayo in the the year they hope to finally put that curse to bed...? Sean was joined by two All Stars and all time greats of the game – Mayo’s Willie Joe Padden and two time All Ireland winner with Dublin Bernard Brogan sr.
Fancy owning one of Ireland's most famous hotels? One of Ireland's most iconic hotels - Ashford Castle in Mayo - is for sale - for around €25 million. We talk to Tom Barrett, head of hotels and leisure for Savills Ireland.