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SEOIGE 23RD APRIL

DO I DARE

Sports Photography

This week's Do I Dare mentor is Brendan Moran, from Sportsfile (www.sportsfile.com)

The Do I Dare challenge was organised with the help of the Punchestown Festival 2009 (www.punchestown.com).

SEOIGE 21ST APRIL

MARTY MORRISSEY'S PERFECT DAY

Marty Morrissey's Perfect Day was filmed with the assistance of Doolin Ferries (www.doolinferries.com) and the Quilty Tavern, Quilty, Co. Clare.

SEOIGE 20TH APRIL

DO I DARE

Sports Photography

This week's Do I Dare mentor is Brendan Moran, from Sportsfile (www.sportsfile.com)

The Do I Dare challenge was organised with the help of the Punchestown Festival 2009 (www.punchestown.com).

SEOIGE 9TH APRIL

Today's Do I Dare was filmed at Dundalk Ice Dome

(www.dundalkicedome.com)

SEOIGE 30TH MARCH

DO I DARE

Playwright

This week's Do I Dare mentor is Peter Sheridan, Director of The Shawshank Redemption at the Gaiety Theatre from May 14th to June 20th. See www.gaietytheatre.com for more details.

SEOIGE 27TH MARCH 2009

TRAVEL

Westport Plaza Hotel:

www.westportplazahotel.ie

Boulevard Guesthouse

www.boulevard-guesthouse.com

The Old Mill Holiday Hostel:

www.oldmillhostel.com

Ballintubber Abbey

www.ballintubberabbey.ie

Westport House

www.westporthouse.ie

Quay Cottage

www.quaycottage.com

SEOIGE 26TH MARCH 2009

DO I DARE

Fear of Dogs

This week's Do I Dare was filmed at:

Fitzwilliam Hall, Dublin 2 (see www.glandore.ie for more details).

Ruasden German Shepherds, Mutts and Co., Gorey, Co. Wexford (www.petsonthenet.ie).

Our Do I Dare mentor was Martina Gibbons, from Out and About, a support group for people with phobias.

For more information contact oanda@eircom.net.

martinamcelligott@eircom.net

kathymgrace@eircom.net

SEOIGE 24TH MARCH 2009

TOMMY FLEMING'S PERFECT DAY

Tommy Fleming's Perfect Day was filmed at:

The Millennium Forum, Derry (http://mforum.sed2.info)

The Timber Quay Restaurant and Wine Bar, Derry (www.timeberquay.com)

Culmore Manor, Derry (028 71359302)

For more information on Tommy Fleming and his upcoming gigs, see www.tommyfleming.net

SEOIGE 12TH MARCH 2009

DO I DARE

Learn to Ballroom Dance

Today's Do I Dare was filmed at Spin Dance and Fitness (www.spindanceandfitness.ie).

The mentor was Brian Redmond from Spin Dance and Fitness.

The judge was Noel O'Donoghue from DanceSport Ireland (www.dancesportireland.org).

SEOIGE 10TH MARCH 2009

MICHELLE HEATON'S PERFECT DAY

Michelle Heaton's Perfect Day was filmed at:

Raw gym, Portobello, Dublin 2.

Brown Cow Salon, Sandyford, Dublin 18.

Tel: 2074784

Lara Boutique, Dublin 2
Tel: 01 670 7951

Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2.

Tel: 6634500

SEOIGE 5TH MARCH 2009

DO I DARE

Learn to speak Irish

Today's Do I Dare was filmed at:

Conradh na Gaeilge (see www.cnag.ie for information on Irish courses and Conradh na Gaeilge)

Food Life Café, St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Dublin 2 (www.stephensgreen.com)

St. Patrick's College. Drumcondra, Dublin 9 (www.spd.dcu.ie)

SEOIGE 26TH FEB 2009

DO I DARE

Public Speaking

This week's Do I Dare was filmed at the Blessington Lakes Golf Club (Boystown Golf Club) - Tel: 045 867146

Our mentor for the challenge was Emma Ledden, from Emma Ledden Communications (www.emmaleddedcommunications.ie)

SEOIGE 24TH FEB 2009

JENNY HUSTON'S PERFECT DAY

Jenny Huston's Perfect Day was filmed at:

The National Museum of Ireland (Archaeology) - www.museum.ie

The Stag's Head, Dublin - www.thestagshead.ie

The Button Factory, Dublin - www.buttonfactory.ie

SEOIGE 18TH FEB 2009

DO I DARE

Model

This week's Do I Dare was filmed with the help of:

The Odlum's National National Pancake Party, in aid of the National Children's Hospital, Tallaght (http://www.odlumspancakeparty.ie)

Brown Sugar (www.brownsugar.ie)

Agata Stoinska Photography (www.stoinska.com)

SEOIGE 17TH FEB 2009

RENT-A-HUG

Since March 2005, over three quarters of a million Euro has been raised on behalf of the Alan Kerins African Projects, the monies invested by the Cheshire Home run by Sr Cathy Crawford, amongst others, into a variety of essential projects and services.

For more information:
http://www.alankerins.ie/

SEAN DUNPHY'S PERFECT DAY

Sean Dunphy's Perfect Day was filmed at:

The Abbey Tavern, Howth, Co. Dublin (www.abbeytavern.ie)

The book sale at the Old Courthouse, Howth, Co. Dublin (www.antaisce.org)

Malahide Beach, Malahide, Co. Dublin.

Malahide Castle, Malahide, Co. Dublin (www.malahidecastle.com)

Concert details
Séan Dunphy performs a special concert to celebrate the release of his new "Best Of" CD on Thursday, 26th March 2009 at The National Concert Hall. Tickets are on sale from the NCH Box Office, call 01 417 0000 or visit www.nch.ie/

GRANNY OF THE YEAR

For more information:
Text Change and your name to 51444 ROI or 86122 NI
Call 1850 555 222 ROI or 00800 555 222 55 NI
or log on to www.specialolympics.ie

SEOIGE 12TH FEB 2009

DO I DARE

Speed Dating

Today's Do I Dare was filmed at:

Suite 54, Blackrock, Co. Dublin (www.suite54.ie).

White Pebble Spa at the Stillorgan Park Hotel (www.stillorganpark.com)

The Speed-dating event was organised by Accelerdate (www.accelerdate.ie).

SEOIGE 10TH FEB 2009

HEART CHILDREN IRELAND

Donations to Heart Children Ireland can be made through www.mycharity.ie

RACHEL SARAH MURPHY'S PERFECT DAY

Rachel Sarah Murphy's Perfect Day was filmed at the following locations:

Hitchmoughs Riding School, Monkstown, Co. Cork.

Tel: 021 4371267

Irish Film Academy (http://www.irishfilmacademy.com)

West Coast Coffee, Temple Bar (www.westcoastcoffee.ie)

SCIENCE

WHAT'S ON - SCIENCE WISE

1. Darwin Day

Date: Thursday, Feb 12th


Charles Darwin's work on the origin of species changed how we think about life on Earth, and is arguably one of the most revolutionary ideas of all time. This year marks his bi-centenary (born February 12th, 1809), and 150 years since the 1859 publication of 'Origin'. Events are taking place across Ireland. Mr Darwin's Big Idea: marking Darwin Day at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin, Dr Matthew Jebb will introduce Darwin's life and discoveries, achievements and insights. Plus an exhibition of Darwin's correspondence with David Moore, director of the gardens in the mid-1800s. Thursday Feb 12, 3pm. Darwin Day and the humanists: Darwin, genetics and the nature of humankind, is this year's Humanist Association Darwin day lecture, to be given by TCD geneticist, Prof David McConnell, Dublin Thursday, February 12, 7:30 p.m.

2. Make Your Own Balloon Powered Car - Workshop


Date: 9 Feb 2009 - 13 Feb 2009: 3PM - 3.30PM
Location: Imaginosity, Sandyford, Dublin 18


Join in this fantastic challenge to design and build a car that moves by pressurised air.
Who is this activity is suitable for?
Primary School - 1st Class- 4th Class
Location: The Plaza, Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford, Dublin 18.

3. Discover The Code!


Date: 9 Feb 2009 - 11 Feb 2009
Location: Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Dublin 4


Come and experience the wonderful world of electronics and communications, hosted by IRTS, the Irish Radio Transmitters Society. Discover how radio waves travel across the world and see how, a century before the invention of SMS texts, coded abbreviations were used to send messages quickly around the globe. Participants will have the opportunity to identify components, build a simple electronic circuit to take away and use it to send messages. Suitable for secondary school children. The sessions will take 2 hours in total and will be held between Monday 9th February and Wednesday 11th February.

TEENS WITH DAVID COLEMAN

Seoige regular and teen expert David Coleman will be holding a webchat Wednesday the 11th of February at 1PM.

You can access this webchat through the Teens in the Wild website:

http://www.rte.ie/tv/teensinthewild/

SEOIGE 9TH FEB 2009

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Making a Will

For more information on making a will please see:

Citizens Information - www.citizensinformation.ie - ph: 1890 777 121

Law Society - www.lawsociety.ie - ph: 01 672 4800

Wills Online - www.wills.ie - ph: 025 32463

The Courts Services of Ireland - www.courts.ie - ph: 01 888 6000

SEOIGE 6TH FEB 2009

TRAVEL WITH FIONN DAVENPORT

NEAR

Westport - Win a Diamond Ring!
Valentines Weekend
2 Nights B&B and one dinner,
Castlecourt Hotel, Westport Co Mayo 185pps
An exclusive Jewellery Gift PLUS the chance to win a Diamond Ring! All customers who book a Valentines Package will receive a fabulous piece of jewellery. PLUS one lucky person staying in the Westport Plaza and Castlecourt Hotel Resort will win a Diamond Ring on Valentines Weekend from James Murtagh Jewellers in Westport.


FAR

Canaries
Canary romance: from €270pps Spend St Valentine's Day in the sun with a trip to the island of Fuerteventura, in the Canaries, from Sunday, February 8th. Staying in Caleta de Fuste, self-catering, prices are from €270 per person sharing with www.holidaysonline.ie. The beach at Corralejo, on the north of the island, is worth a visit for a romantic stroll.

FURTHER

Canada
5 nights in Montreal in the 4-star Chateau Versailles hotel for €589. www.ebookers.ie

SEOIGE 5TH FEB 2009

DO I DARE

Survival Skills

This week's Do I Dare was filmed at Avondale House, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow.

The Do I Dare mentor was Ronan Mullen from the Adventure Agency (www.adventure.ie).

SEOIGE 3RD FEB 2009

BRIAN ORMOND'S PERFECT DAY

Brian Ormond's Perfect Day was filmed at:

The PGA National Ireland Golf Course at Palmerstown House (www.palmerstownhouse.com)

The Dundalk Ice Dome (www.dundalkicedome.com)

Cruzzo restaurant in Malahide (www.cruzzo.ie)

DMG Sailsports in Malahide (www.dmgsailsports.com).

SEOIGE 2ND FEB 2009

DO I DARE

Survival Skills

Our Mentor today is Ronan Mullen, an Outdoor Activity Expert in Co. Wicklow. Ronan Mullen's Adventure Agency can be found at www.adventure.ie

SEOIGE 30TH JAN 2009

TRAVEL WITH FIONN DAVENPORT

NEAR

For an adventure holiday in west Cork, try the Inish Beg estate, near Baltimore, in West Cork. Stay for two nights and you can choose from sea kayaking (€400), a scuba-diving class in a heated indoor pool (€400) or trips to Cape Clear and Sherkin islands (€340). Prices are for four people sharing self-catering accommodation.
www.inishbeg.com/special-offers.html

FAR

Big discounts for ski holidays next week with Directski
Ski in Söll, Austria: Prices from €379pps (was €819)
Pamporovo, in Bulgaria: Pricesfrom €389pps (was €629) half-board
Méribel, France: Prices from €237 (was €538), based on four sharing. www.directski.com.

FURTHER

American Holidays is offering fantastic value to Orlando in March. Flying with Continental via Newark, and staying at the Quality Inn on International Drive, four adults sharing can go away from €355 each, including taxes and charges - but you need to be flexible about your day of travel.
The newest attraction at the Universal Studios theme park is the 'Simpsons Ride'. Seven-day tickets for Universal are available from €94.
www.americanholidays.ie 01-6733800.

SEOIGE 29TH JAN 2009

MEMENTOS OF MY LIFE

Niall Melon

For more information or to volunteer please visit:

www.irishtownship.com

ANGELS IN MY HAIR

Lorna Byrne

www.lornabyrne.com

DO I DARE

This week's Do I Dare was filmed at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, and in Gogarty's, Temple Bar, Dublin. Her performance was part of the Temple Bar Tradfest (www.templebartrad.com).

SEOIGE 27TH JAN 2009

TONY KENNY'S PERFECT DAY

"ANY DREAM WILL DO" - An Evening with TONY KENNY & Special Guests.

Sun. 15th February at 8pm - National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Tickets are on sale now from the NCH Box Office. Tickets are priced from €20 and for more details you can contact The National Concert Hall on (01) 417 000 or log onto www.nch.ie

Tony Kenny's Perfect Day was filmed at Clontarf Castle, Howth Pier and Sutton Sound studios.

SEOIGE 22nd JAN 2009

DO I DARE - HORSE RIDING

This week's Do I Dare mentor was Charles Hanley from Claremorris Saddlery and Equestrian Centre (www.hanleyshorses.com).

SEOIGE 8th Jan 2009

DO I DARE - TANGO

This week's Do I Dare mentor was Marion Krauthaker from Caminos de Tango (www.caminosdetango.com).

SEOIGE 8th DEC 2008

EIMEAR QUINN

Eimear Quinn will perform at the following venues

Dec 5th Fri - Ramor Theatre, Virginia, Co.Cavan.
Dec 7th Sun - Dunamaise Theatre, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Dec 12th Fri - Saint Mary's Chruch, Feakle, Co. Clare.
Dec 13th Sat - Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork.
Dec 17th Wed - Saint Finbar's Church, Carrickmacross,
Dec 18th Thur - Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin
Dec 19th Fri - Saint Brigid's Cathedral, Kildare
Dec 20th Sat - Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow.
Dec 21st Sun - Solstice Arts, Navan. SOLD OUT

SEOIGE 5th DEC 2008

BRIAN DOWLING

Brian Dowling appears in "Peter Pan" at The Tivoli Theatre Dec 11th-Jan 25th, Tickets from €20- €29.50 www.panto.ie

SEOIGE 2nd DEC 2008

SEOIGE'S ANIMAL STORIES

For Seoige's Animal Stories 2FM DJ Cormac Battle visited the animals up for adoption at The DSPCA www.dspca.ie

CONCERN CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN

Register yourself, a group of friends or family, your school, your office on:
. www.concernfast.org
. Phone 1850 50 50 55
. Become a member of Concern on Bebo: www.bebo.com/concern
. Join the Concern Facebook group: www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2412216692

Irish Water Safety- Promoting Water Safety in Ireland- www.iws.ie

SEOIGE 28th NOV 2008

TRAVEL WITH FIONN DAVENPORT

www.flysas.ie - Fionn flew to Copenhagen with Scandinavian Airlines

www.visitdenmark.com - Everything you need to know about Copenhagen

All you need to know about the Christmas Markets Fionn visited on his trip www.tivoli.dk

SEOIGE 26th Nov 2008

JUNE ROGER'S PERFECT DAY

June Rodgers Cabaret Show at the Red Cow Moran Hotel opens this Friday, November 28th and runs until New Years Eve. June will be appearing in the Silver Springs Moran Hotel, Cork for three dates - Friday 2nd, Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th January.

June's DVD "Whatever-r-r-r-r" is now released and on sale nationwide.

June's Perfect Day was filmed at:

National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks (www.museum.ie)
Beschoff Bros, 12 Harbour Road, Howth.

Entertainer Dale King also appeared.

SEOIGE 13th Nov 2008

BALLET CHANCERS

www.rte.ie/tv/balletchancers

DO I DARE

This week's Do I Dare was filmed at Residence www.residence.ie

SEOIGE 12th Nov 2008

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Protecting Your Personal Identity

Further Information

Financial Regulator
P.O. Box 9138
College Green
Dublin 2.
Phone: 01 410 4000 Fax: 01 410 4900
You can also read about protecting your personal finance details on the Financial Regulator's It's your money website: www.itsyourmoney.ie.

Further information regarding the Data Protection Act 1988, and your rights are available directly from the Data Protection Commissioner as follows:
Data Protection Commissioner
Canal House
Station Road
Portarlington
Laois
057 868 4800
Locall:
1890 252231
www.dataprotection.ie
Email: info@dataprotection.ie
Irish Direct Marketing Association
93A Lagan Road
Dublin Industrial Estate
Glasnevin
Dublin 11
01 8304752
www.idma.ie
Email: info@idma.ie

SEOIGE 10th Nov 2008

APERTS SYNDROME

If you would like more information on Aperts Syndrome please contact:

Anne McGillivery

Cleft and Cranio-facial co-ordinator
Children's University Hospital
Temple St
Dublin 1
Tel: 01 878 4200,

AIDAN O' HANLON'S PERFECT DAY

Aiden O'Hanlon's Do I Dare challenge was filmed at Barracuda Restaurant, Bray, Co. Wicklow (www.barracuda.ie)

SIMON BARKER & MACLEAN BURKE - DUBLIN CITY MARATHON

Amputee Simon Barker and Fair City's Maclean Burke join us to talk about how their Dublin City Marathon run resulted in Simon breaking the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon on crutches.

Simon Baker and Fair City's Maclean Burke ran the Marathon in aid www.bubblegumclub.ie

DAITHI Ó SÉ'S PERFECT DAY

Daithi Ó Sé went powerboating during his Perfect Day at Bow Waves Sailing and Powerboat School. For more information see www.bowwaves.com.

DO I DARE

For this weeks Do I Dare Challenge Maxi and Claudia Carrol visited Pearse St Library www.dublincity.ie/RECREATIONANDCULTURE/LIBRARIES

BULLYING

If you or anybody you know has been affected by any of the issues raised in this programme contact:

Anti Bullying Centre - Trinity College
Phone: Tel: (01) 896 2573
Website: www.abc.tcd.ie

Samaritans
Phone: 1850-609090 (Lo-call)
Email: jo@samaritans.org

Childline: 1800-666666 (free phone)
Website: www.childline.ie

Teenline
Phone: 1800-833634 or 01-4622128
Website: www.teenline.ie
Email: info@teenline.ie

BeLonG To Youth Service
Phone: 01-8734184
Website: www.belongto.org
Email: info@belongto

Spunout
Website: www.spunout.ie

DO I DARE

For more information on this week's Do I Dare mentor, Sean Flanagan Dip Hyp, see www.advancehypno.com

SEOIGE 31ST NOV 2008

FIONN DAVENPORT TRAVEL

NEAR

Kerry Eclipse Ireland activity package
. Two nights self catering
. 1 day adventure activity incl, spa facilities
. Price: €189 for two nights per person, based on a family of four.
. Eclipse Ireland: http://www.eclipseireland.com/

FAR

Slovenia Mountain Adventure
. 7 nights hotel accommodation
. Adventure activities included
. Price: €878 adult/€765 child excl. flights
. Abbey Travel Adventures/Exodus: http://www.abbeytravel.ie

FURTHER

Cycling Vietnam
. 14 nights accommodation
. Escorted cycling/driving tour from Saigon to Halong Bay
. Prices: start from €1200 excl. flights
. Abbey Travel Adventures/Exodus: http://www.abbeytravel.ie

FIONN DAVENPORT TRAVEL

NEAR

Delphi Mountain Resort, Leenane, Co Mayo.
An adventure-filled family time at Delphi Mountain Resort in Leenane, Co Mayo. Its Midterm Madness package, which runs from October 27th to November 7th, costs €99 per night per adult, based on two sharing with two children going free. Twenty-five adventure activities, including use of equipment and experienced instructors, cost €25 each. Choose from land and water-based activities. www.delphimountainresort.com, 095-42208.

FAR

The Algarve, Portugal.
Oceanico Resorts has some availability in the Algarve, Portugal, with prices from €134pps per week. Each resort has pools, restaurants, tennis courts and golf nearby. 01-6177967, www.oceanico resorts.com. Book flights to Faro at www.aerlingus.com and www.ryanair.com.

Further

Dominican Republic in the Caribbean.
Dreams Punta Cana Hotel, all inclusive five star- €5000 plus taxes for a family of four for ten to twelve nights. www.sunway.ie

For more information on Skydive Ireland, see www.skydiveireland.ie

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