Marian Finucane

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    Marian Finucane Saturday 26 July 2014


    Marian Finucane

    Live stimulating mix of news, interviews, reports and discussion.

    Garth Brooks Competition

    This is the weekend that was supposed to see Garth-mania breaking out across Dublin, until the gigs were finally cancelled two weeks ago. 

    Yesterday afternoon, in the US, tickets went on sale for the Chicago concert in September that is now going to be the NEW first gig of Garth Brooks’ comeback world tour. 10 shows in total went on sale and sold out yesterday.

    We have two tickets to give away this morning to one of the Chicago concerts - on September 5th and Aer Lingus have given us two return flights from Dublin to Chicago and you and a friend will stay in a four-star hotel provided by Sunway.

    We’re looking for Ireland’s most disappointed Garth Brooks fan to tell us this morning why they’re are the most deserving winner of the prize. 

    Text us right now on 51551 to tell us why you are Ireland’s most disappointed Garth Brooks fan.  Or you can phone and leave a short message on 1850 715 150.  We’ll be talking to a few of you on air later during the programme.


    Dana's brother John Brown cleared of five sexual abuse charges

    Harry McGee political correspondent with The Irish Times talks to Marian about Dana's brother John Brown cleared of five sexual abuse charges


    Jason Byrne

    Jason Byrne joins Marian to chat about the Vodafone Comedy festival and his up and comming show in the Edinburgh Festival


    Travel Insurance - Holiday Stories

    Marian talks to Jonathan Hehir CFM Group (City Financial Marketing Group) Insurance Brokers, Nicola Levear who needed her travel insurance while away and journalist Philip Nolan.


    Return of Fats By Mike Mosley

    Dr Michael Mosley who is a regular contributor to programs on the BBC, has recently written about his U-Turn on saturated fats and joins Marian to tell her why and Philip Nolan rejoins Marian in studio to talk about his dramatic lifestyle change and subsequent weight loss  catalysed by a diagnosis of Type II diabetes last February


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