Wednesday, May 15th 2013

***MOONEY GOES WILD NOMINATED FOR ROSE D'OR AWARD!!***

The prestigious annual Rose D'Or Awards (now in their 55th year) honour the very best of international radio, TV and online entertainment programmes, and they will take place later this year.  Over 400 programmes from more than 130 broadcasters and production companies in 33 different countries were submitted for this year’s Rose d’Or awards.  For the first time, a new competition category, 'Radio Event Of The Year' was created.  We entered European Dawn Chorus in this category, and we're absolutely delighted to let you know that we're one of the final nominees!!  And another programme from the Mooney team, called A Very Merry Mooney Tunes, has been shortlisted in the Radio - Music Show category! Click here to read more about the 2016 Rose D'Or Finalists, and click here to relive - and re-listen to - all the beautiful Dawn Chorus birdsong from right across Europe.

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On Mooney today...

He did it!  Last night, Ryan Dolan sung his heart out for Ireland to secure a place in the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest.  In our final live programme from Malmö, Sweden, we get all the reaction to Ryan's powerhouse performance in the Malmö Arena!

Behind The Scenes In Malmö!

Eurovision courtesy bus operated by Stromma DK

Leroy Ladeji, Courtesy bus driver

Radio portacabin at Eurovision 2013

Mooney team at Eurovision

In the green room: Paul G, Michele Browne & Katriona McFadden

Eddie Rowley (Sunday World) with Eoin Murphy (Irish Daily Mail)

The golden (pink) ticket to the green room. Spot the mistake on the date... Monday, May 14th 2013? It's Tuesday, May 14th !

Montenegro fans arriving for Semi Final 1

Derek, Paul G, Michele and Katriona in the green room!

Ireland before the results of the vote

Alex Liapis (Greece), Irene Mahia (Spain) & Martin Phillips (UK)

Forty Years Of Sunday World!

Eddie Rowley joins Derek and Paul G in Malmö to tell us all about forty years of the Sunday World, and their new website - visit www.sundayworld.com!

Review Of First Eurovision Semi-Final

Derek looks back at the last night's Eurovision Semi-Final 1, in which Ryan Dolan qualified for Saturday's final, in the company of Paul G, Marty Whelan, Eddie Rowley, Eoin Murphy and Paddy O'Connell, whilst Katriona McFadden catches up with Ryan and his parents Josephine and Gabriel!

Eurovision Semi-Final Party At The George

Last night, Brenda Donohue attended a Eurovision Semi-Final party that was held at Dublin's The George Bar, and reports on what the enthusiastic and exuberant crowd there made of Ryan's performance!

Mooney's Eurovision Quiz

Three Eurovision fans, representing the UK, Spain and Greece, take on each other in a Eurovision quiz to win return flights to Ireland, and a stay at the Morgan or Beacon Hotel!

The Eurovision Courtesy Bus

Derek chats to Leroy Ladeji, who is driving a Eurovision courtesy bus in Malmö (Leroy is from Liverpool, but living and working in Copenhagen, as his wife is Danish)...

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