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Tuesday, July 3rd 2012

Mary Kingston explores how deaf and blind people manage when a fire alarm sounds. We put Grafton Streetís new wi-fi service to the test - live on air! And that jewellery you bought on holidays: is it worth exactly what you were told? Brenda has some sound advice!

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The Island Landscape

RTÉ Television, in association with Mooney, is currently producing a major new documentary series on the history of the Irish landscape. The series will tell the story of how our landscape was created after the last major climatic event – the end of the last Ice Age, over ten thousand years ago.  And we want your help! Would you like to contribute video towards the TV series? Click here to find out what we're looking for!

Mooney Tunes Is Back!

Our phenomenally popular, award-winning Mooney Tunes concert is to return to Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre this September! As you are probably aware, Mooney Tunes has been a wonderful partnership between this show, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and YOU, the thousands and thousands of listeners that tune in on a daily basis. So ahead of the concert on September 15th, we want YOU to get in touch with us to suggest your favourite piece of music - and why it means so much to you - click here to find out more!

Free Wi-fi On Grafton Street

It’s one of Ireland’s most famous thoroughfares and this week Grafton Street has entered the 21st century. Mooney producer Fergus Sweeney is there to find out more from Alex French, Operations Director with Wi-fi provider, Bittbuzz...

Rufus The Hawk Returns To Wimbledon

There's a lovely story in the papers today about Rufus the Hawk, whose job is to patrol Wimbledon and scare birds away from the tennis contest. Poor old Rufus was “bird-napped” last week from the back of a car and there were grave concerns for his well-being – but the story has a happy ending, as Imogen Davies, who is Rufus’ handler, explains...

Caution Over Buying Rings Abroad

Yesterday on the show, we had very happy news to tell and that was that our very own Katrina McFadden had gotten engaged. JP, that’s her fella, got down on bended knee beside a campfire in Yosemite national park in California. After a few happy tears, Katrina said yes - and congratulations to them both! But Brenda brings a note of caution to engaged couples who are buying their rings abroad. She finds out more from Dublin jeweller Carol Clarke-Ng, and Joanne Dylan, who bought an engagement ring in New York shortly after becoming engaged in the Big Apple...

Today's Podcasts

Mooney Tunes Is Back!
Free Wi-Fi On Grafton Street
5 Alive: 5 Marathons In 5 Days Across Ireland To Raise Funds For Incubators
Rufus, Wimbledon’s Harris Hawk, Returned After Being Birdknapped
Caution For Those Buying Rings Overseas
Liechtenstein Votes For Royal Family To Retain Absolute Power

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