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Wednesday, January 17th 2007

Following on from his conversation with Keith Duffy about his autistic daughter, Derek speaks to Ken Brydon, a Guide Dog Training Manager at the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind about Guide Dogs for Autism.

Reporter Brenda Donohue speaks to the Dowling Family in Kilkenny about their family Tailoring business. The business has been in the family for 6 generations.

Author Susannah Jowitt tells Derek about her anti-diet book 'Fat So?'. Susannah is living proof that being fat does not necessarily mean that you're unfit. She loves the shape of her body and believes that dieting actually makes us fatter.

Musician and master of the 8 string guitar Redmond O'Toole plays his track "Cape Clear" live in the studio.

Terry Flanagan reports from EirGrid's National Control Centre in Dublin's City Centre on the demand for power during the hours of 3 -5pm to see just what impact the Mooney Listeners are having on the national grid. Terry will be looking ahead to Friday's 'switch-athon'. On Friday, January 19th 2007, between 15:00 and 17:00, the Mooney programme will examine what energy savings our listeners can make and what effect this will have on the Irish power grid.

Frances Spillane plays the Commuter Quiz at EirGrid's National Control Centre in Dublin's City Centre, with reporter Terry Flanagan, and wins a gift voucher courtesy of Irish Country Hotels, which is valid for one nights accomodation plus breakfast for two people.

And we congratulate Sandra Pearson from Clondalkin, Dublin 22 on winning €1000 of Mooney's Money!

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