Mooney, Monday December 30th 2013


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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.

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Derek and Brenda look back on the story that unfolded during the Mooney Show K-Club Wedding Competition.

On Mooney today...

We take a look back at THE wedding of 2013, when Linda Davy and Colin Kerrigan from Offaly, winners of the Mooney-RTÉ Guide K Club Wedding Competition, said 'I do' in front of friends and family at St. Mary's Church in Edenderry, then followed it up with a lavish five-course wedding meal at the K Club in Kildare!

LISTEN: Mooney, Tues. 30/12/13, from 3pm to 4pm.

Brenda and Colin surprise Linda with the happy news that they have won the competition...

Linda with her bridesmaids at the K Club

Brenda with Linda and the bridesmaids

Brenda Donohue reporting on the wedding celebrations

Brenda with groom Colin Kerrigan and bride Linda Davy

The happy couple celebrate their wedding!

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To contact your local wildlife ranger, click here for contact details. To read the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, click here.


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Presenter: Derek Mooney


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