Mooney Tuesday 29 October 2013

Dawn Chorus 2018

This year's Dawn Chorus programme will take place on Sunday, May 6th 2018, and will be broadcast from across Europe and beyond between midnight and 7am!  For more information, click here.

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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.

Events & Listings

Click here for a full list of events taking place around the country, and movies currently on release, which might be of interest to wildlife lovers!

Nature LIVE

On Sunday May 6th, 2018, RTÉ's Wild Island season goes international as Derek Mooney hosts one of the most ambitious LIVE natural history programmes ever undertaken. Broadcasting live from six countries across Europe, Nature LIVE will showcase some of the continents most extraordinary wildlife, from Polar Bears in the Norwegian Arctic to Flamingoes in southern Spain to Basking Sharks off the west of Ireland. This one-hour special will be anchored by RTÉ presenter Derek Mooney from the banks of Dublin’s River Liffey, with wildlife film-maker Colin Stafford-Johnson on the Blasket Islands.

Viewers can take part by sharing their own pictures and videos of nature and wildlife using #naturelive from wherever they live in Europe.

JOIN US

We have a limited number of audience tickets for this live event. Apply for tickets by email to natureliveaudience@rte.ie

Location: Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin

Date: Sunday 6th May 2018 

Time: 16.30 - 18.00      

*Gates close at 16.45!

Please note that this is an unseated event and outdoors so you will need to wear appropriate clothing for the Irish weather. We need the following information: The number of tickets you are applying for. Your name, surname, age contact phone number and address. The names, surnames and ages of your guests.

*Unfortunately we cannot accommodate for Children under 12yrs. All minors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian

Tickets are limited so first come first served!

Mooney

Mooney

Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment

Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh

Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh (pictured above) speaks to Derek about how the sky’s the limit with her new TV series “ Ireland’s Search and Rescue” & life in gereral since she spoke to us on The Mooney Show last.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Irish Coast Gaurd pictured above.

John Lennon's First Home for Sale

John Lennon's first home, in Liverpool, is to be put up for sale at an auction held at the Cavern Club. The red brick terrace at 9 Newcastle Road, Wavertree, was where the member of The Beatles lived from birth, in 1940, until he was five. The house has been given a guide price of between £150,000 and £250,000 ahead of the auction on 29 October. Stepen Gibbins spoke to Derek about the sale.

If you want to bid on the house click here for more information.

Last Runner in the Dublin Marathon

Nearly 15 thousand people took part in the Dublin Marathon yesterday and when Maria McCambridge and Seán Hehir respectively crossed the finishing line. Frank Quinn was the LAST person in the Marathon and spoke to Derek today.

Brenda Goes to Ballymun

Brenda finds mixed emotions amongst Ballymun's last remaining residentents as they contemplate moving house, since the last flats will be knocked down.

Mooney Tunes 9

On 16th of December Mooney Tunes will take place once again in the Bord Gais Energy Theathre - tickets will go on sale on the 4th of November, stayed tuned to The Mooney Show for more information.

http://bordgaisenergytheatre.ie/

Hedgerows: 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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

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

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