Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment
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)...
It is an offence to 'cut, grub, burn or otherwise destroy hedgerows on uncultivated land during the nesting season from 1 March to 31 August, subject to certain exceptions'. For more information, click here.
To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.
Caring For Wild Animals
Please note that many species of mammals, birds, invertebrates etc... are protected under law and that, even with the best of intentions, only someone holding a relevant licence from the National Parks & Wildlife Service should attempt the care of these animals. For full details, please click here to read the NPWS Checklist of protected & rare species in Ireland. If you are concerned about a wild animal, please contact your local wildlife ranger - click here for details.
Please DO NOT send any live, dead or skeletal remains of any creature whatsoever to Mooney Goes Wild. If you find an injured animal or bird, please contact the National Parks & Wildlife Service on 1890 20 20 21, or BirdWatch Ireland, on 01 281-9878, or visit www.irishwildlifematters.ie