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Wednesday, January 2nd 2008

A very happy New Year to all our listeners, from everyone on the Mooney team! Derek kicks off 2008 by chatting to Duncan Stewart about the fireworks, and telling us about his favourite Christmas present: a DVD of Red Mist: Roy Keane & The Football Civil War (Wildfire Films 2007 - documentary originally on Setanta Sports).

A new year, a new greener you? Well most of us would like to think so! Derek is joined in studio today by a man who can offer some advice and tips on how we can all reduce our carbon footprint, EcoEye presenter Duncan Stewart. EcoEye will air this evening at 7.30pm on RTÉ One, for the first of a ten-part series.

Derek chats to Moving Hearts, plus we hear The Storm and Category, from their CD Moving Hearts Live In Dublin (Rubyworks RWXCD60). The tour dates Derek mentioned are:
16 Jan Glor Theatre Ennis
24 Jan Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
25 Jan Liverpool Philharmonic Hall (European City Of Culture)
26 Jan Royal Festival Hall London
Feb: Nominated in Best Irish Folk/Trad category in Meteors
For more about Moving Hearts, see www.movinghearts.ie

If you were listening to yesterday's Mooney programme from the Tivoli, we hoped you enjoyed it. We were delighted that so many of you took the time and trouble to come to the Tivoli Theatre for the Annual Mooney Quiz - so thank you! While we were making the programme, we had a few impromptu performances which really added to the fun and frolics on the day... Here is June Rodgers as Bond...

Well Christmas is all over, and it's the beginning of the New Year, and one of the things that's on most people's minds is money! In studio to give us his advice on all matters financial is money guru Colm Rapple. Family Finance 2008: Colm Rapple's Guide To A Money Makeover That Can Save Or Make You Money is published by Squirrel Press; the RRP is €11.99 and the ISBN is 9-780955-398216. For more information, click here.

And we congratulate Norma McCarthy from Cookstown, Co. Cork, on winning €1000 of Mooney's Money! To find out how you could win €1000 from 3pm tomorrow, click here...