This October will see the 63rd season of the Wexford Festival Opera. We have an opportunity this morning for listeners to win some fantasticprizes thanks to the organisers of the Festival. First John is joined in studio by a very talented soprano Chloe Morgan. Chloe sings Adele's song 'Someone Like You' accompanied by Vincent Lynch on keyboard.
Wexford Festival Opera runs for 12 days from 23rd Oct to 2nd Nov - booking opens March 29th www.wexfordopera.com
John catches up with two people who were at a reception last night at Buckingham Palace, Pat O'Connell & Emma Verling.Over 300 Irish people from all walks of life were guests at the reception hosted by the Queen in Buckingham Palace.
Jack Monroe is a British writer, journalist & campaigner on poverty issues, particularly food & hunger relief. Jack gained a profile in the British press for her recipes for ultra-affordable meals & she started blogging at A Girl Called Jack, sharing the affordable meals she made for herself & her son.
Jack's cookbook is called A Girl Called Jack & is published by Penguin