Operation transformation

Monday 17th February

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood

John Treacy, CEO of the Irish Sports Council joins John to talk about the Operation Transformation 5k runs in Dublin & Cork. We have music from Leaders of Men with their new single called For Want of a Better Word & John chats to leaders Siobhan & Marc & expert Karl Henry.

Thursday 13th February

Operation Transformation - Quitting Smoking - Week 3

This morning we catch up with Chris Hartnett Dalton in Galway to see how she is managing since giving up smoking. Chris joins John on the line on week 3 of quitting smoking.

If you need further advice on quitting cigarettes, go to www.rte.ie/ot.

Wednesday 12th February

Preview of Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood

Now a sneak preview of tonight's Operation Transformation in association with Safefood. John had a great old chat with Marc Gibbs on Monday morning in Tallaght & he was in great form but I'm afraid Marc was less happy when it came to weigh-in time. We won't give you the exact figures, but suffice to say that he did not hit his target.


Monday 10th February

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood - Weigh In

We are back in Rua Red & John is joined by experts, Dr. Eddie Murphy, Karl Henry, Dr Ciara Kelly & Aoife Hearne with their update on how the  leaders are getting on.

Kathryn Thomas will be asking leaders Deirdre O'Donovan & Paudie O'Mahoney to step onto the scales.


Before this, John has a chat with Lisa O'Neill who performs a second song.

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood - catching up with the five leaders

We are back in Rua Red in Tallaght with John checking up with the five leaders of Operation Transformation, in association with Safefood.  John speaks to Marc Gibbs, Sarah Campbell, Paudie O'Mahoney, Deirdre O'Donovan, Jennifer Bonus & Siobhán McKilleen.


We also have music from Cavan woman Lisa O'Neill.

Thursday 6th February

Operation Transformation's Marc - incurable romantic

Regular listeners will know that Marc Gibbs is one of our leaders in Operation Transformation, but it turn out that he is also very romantic as he reveals to John how a certain girl waiting under The Eason's clock caught his eye.

Tuesday 4th February

Operation Transformation - Brendan Courtney

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood, has passed its mid-way point now & our leaders are busy losing weight & getting closer to their new, slimmer figures. To complete their transformation, they'll have a fashion stylist at their disposal & he is Brendan Courtney who joins John in studio this morning.

Monday 3rd February

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood Weigh-In

This mornng we join Kathryn Thomas from Rua Red in Tallaght, for the weigh-in of two more leaders in Operation Transformation, in association with Safefood. This mornign Paudie & Deirdre take to the scales & experts Dr Ciara Kelly, Aoife Hearne and Karl Henry are on hand to offer advice &  encouragement. 



Friday 31st January

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood

Joining John this morning from our Waterford studio is Operation Transformation's (in assoc with Safefood) dietician Aoife Hearne to talk to John about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) & to give us a quick assessment of each leader to-date, Marc, Jennifer, Deirdre, Sarah, Paudie & Siobhán.

Plus an update of Chris Hartnett Dalton's audio diary on giving up cigarettes.

For information on above go to www.rte.ie/ot

Wednesday 29th January

Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood

Last night Jennifer, Marc & Siobhan were very happy with their weigh-ins & they didn't get a particularly hard time from the mentors. This morning we have a sneak preview of Sarah's weigh-in, does she reach her target? We also have Chris Hartnett Dalton telling us how she is getting on with her campaign to give up the cigarettes.

For further information www.rte.ie/ot

Operation Transofrmation tonight RTE ONE @ 8.30 pm in assoc with Safefood



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