Highlights and special guest interviews and performances from Marty Whelan's breakfast show on RTÉ Lyric FM. Also includes recipes from the wonderful kitchen of Neven Maguire. Listen weekdays 7-10am on RTÉ Lyric FM.
Jack L joins Marty!
Big friend of the show Jack Lukeman calls in with details of his upcoming live shows.
05/12/2023 • 48 minutes 4 seconds
Conductor Karen Ní Bhroin joins Marty in studio.
Karen Ní Bhroin, whose career on both sides of the Atlantic is attracting attention wherever she conducts, is one of Ireland’s leading young.
Thrilled to have CMAT with us in studio, currently playing four sold-out nights at the Olympia Theatre!!
30/11/2023 • 51 minutes 40 seconds
Marty chats to Peter Whelan of Irish Baroque!
A great chat with Peter Whelan of Irish Baroque who came in today to chat about their upcoming Messiah performances in the national Opera house and St. Patrick’s Carhedral
28/11/2023 • 15 minutes 49 seconds
Composer Stefan French joined Marty for a chat
Composer Stefan French is the person responsible for the gorgeous music at Peter Pan, the Christmas show at The Gate theatre Dublin. He joins me in the Marty studio this morning.
27/11/2023 • 21 minutes 27 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Party Food incl Stiky Cocktail sausages
3 Delicious suggestions for soon to be seasonal party food!
24/11/2023 • 8 minutes 44 seconds
Kensho Watanabe joins Marty in Studio
Conductor Kensho Watanabe joins Marty for a chat about his concert with the RTE Concert Orchestra this Saturday night.
23/11/2023 • 18 minutes 9 seconds
Mike Hanrahan of Stocktons Wing joins Marty for a chat!
Mike Hanrahan came in to play live for us today. What a pleasure.
21/11/2023 • 33 minutes 38 seconds
Our own Majella Cullagh joins Marty for a chat
The RTÉ Concert Orchestra, with conductor David Brophy, makes a most welcome return to Cork a selection of sublime arias by Mozart, Rossini and Gounod with soprano Majella Cullagh, one of Ireland’s foremost international opera singers, as soloist.
14/11/2023 • 14 minutes 51 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Sunday Lunch
There is something very comforting about a whole roast chicken brought to the table – it reminds me of family Sunday lunches from childhood.
10/11/2023 • 11 minutes 30 seconds
Marty chats to Opera director Orpha Phelan
Orpha Phelan chats to Marty about the production of La Boheme with Irish National Opera soon to be showing at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.
08/11/2023 • 20 minutes 19 seconds
Marty chats to h Zoë Conway and John McIntyre
Zoë Conway and John McIntyre join Marty for a chat about the upcoming concert with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, 'From a Forest to a Fiddle'
07/11/2023 • 24 minutes 49 seconds
Marty is joined by Brian Kennedy this morning
Chatting with the lovely Brian Kennedy this morning ahead of his new album of Joni Mitchell favs… it’s brilliant
06/11/2023 • 58 minutes 20 seconds
Vladimir joins Marty with some exciting news
Vladimir and his Viennese Christmas concert will be on Sunday December 17th. With orchestra, choir and guests including Tara Eraught and Gavin Ring
01/11/2023 • 35 minutes 22 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Roast pumpkin and sage risotto with rocket pesto
If you don’t have a mini blender or liquidiser to make the rocket pesto, just finely chop the rocket using a large sharp knife and stir in the Parmesan and olive oil until combined.
27/10/2023 • 10 minutes 7 seconds
Declan O'Rourke joined Marty in studio
Singer-songwriter and author Declan O'Rourke joined Marty to chat about his new novel, Whisper from Oblivion, tour dates and for an exclusive world premiere live performance.
26/10/2023 • 57 minutes 3 seconds
Marty chats to RTECO General Manager Joe Csibi
Marty Whelan is chatting here with the General Manager of the RTECO Joe Csibi
23/10/2023 • 24 minutes 2 seconds
Polly Barrett singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist joins Marty
West Cork singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Polly Barrett joins Marty to chat about her new album Sapling Be
19/10/2023 • 22 minutes 2 seconds
Phil Coulter joins Marty in studio.
Composer and song-writing legend Phil Coulter joins Marty to chat about collaborating with Sinéad O'Connor, singing his songs in Ukrainian and his nationwide tour
18/10/2023 • 40 minutes 52 seconds
Artistic director of Cork City Ballet, Alan Foley chats to Marty
Artistic director of Cork City Ballet, Alan Foley chats about their upcoming 30th anniversary production of Sean Lake
16/10/2023 • 21 minutes 33 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Smoked bacon and egg croissants with red pepper relish
These filled croissants are always a winner at breakfast and are an excellent way of using up day-old croissants. However, they also freeze very well and I often keep some tucked away for those unplanned mornings when we’ve been out late and something substantial is in order…
13/10/2023 • 11 minutes 8 seconds
Marty and Celine Byrne in studio
Celine Byrne came into studio for a chat about many things including the RIAM alumni 'Homecoming concert' on Sat 21 Oct
11/10/2023 • 24 minutes 4 seconds
Martin Hayes joins Marty for a chat
Martin Hayes joins Marty to chat about his musical roots, the formation of The Gloaming and his upcoming dates with the Common Ground Ensemble
10/10/2023 • 29 minutes 12 seconds
Sarah Richmond and soprano Eimear Harper fromHansel and Gretel in studio this morning.
Hansel (mezzo) Sarah Richmond and Gretel (soprano Eimear Harper) follow a trail of breadcrumbs to Marty's studio this morning. Joined by director Vivian J. Coates, they chat about Lyric Opera's upcoming production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel at the National Concert Hall
09/10/2023 • 19 minutes 56 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Two delicious veggie options
Sweet potato soup with chickpeas and a red lentil and chilli bean with yogurt.
06/10/2023 • 7 minutes 35 seconds
Tenor Gavan Ring and violinist Patrick Rafter call in to Marty
Tenor Gavan Ring and violinist Patrick Rafter chat to Marty about their upcoming tribute to John McCormack and Fritz Kreisler with the RTÊ Concert Orchestra, and why classical music is like hurling.
05/10/2023 • 33 minutes 34 seconds
Ultan Conlon in studio with Marty
The very talented Mr Ultan Conlon came in to chat about his new album 'The Starlight Ballroom'.
04/10/2023 • 34 minutes 16 seconds
Jaime Martin joins Marty to chat about some of the exciting concerts ahead
Ahead of his final season as Chief Conductor with the National Symphony Orchestra, maestro Jaime Martin joins Marty to chat about some of the exciting concerts ahead
29/09/2023 • 22 minutes 51 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Some delicious pork chops!
Neven is in with Marty again today and every Friday with more deliciousness! This time some variations on the Pork Chop!
29/09/2023 • 9 minutes 13 seconds
Marty Whelan chats to the late Michael Gambon
In an interview from 2017, Marty In The Morning meets the legendary Michael Gambon. Their warm chat that takes in everything from Harry Potter to Gambon's love for vintage pistols to Marty's big-screen debut alongside Gambon in Conor McPherson's The Actors.
28/09/2023 • 25 minutes 53 seconds
Marty chats to the wonderful Dolores Keane
Happy 70th Birthday Dolores today and back in the charts too, a great day. Congratulations.
26/09/2023 • 26 minutes 32 seconds
Martys chats with James Morrissey about Garech Browne,
Listen back here to Martys chat this morning with James Morrissey about Garech Browne, @CladdaghRecords and his beautiful new book and vinyl collection - 'Real to Reel: Garech Browne & Claddagh Records'
26/09/2023 • 23 minutes 6 seconds
Marty chats to Director of Wexford Opera Rosetta Cucchi
Marty celebrates Culture Night with a look ahead to the exciting 2023 Wexford Festival Opera chatting to director Rosetta Cucchi, this year on a theme of ‘Women and War.’
22/09/2023 • 24 minutes 10 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Fragrant meatballs in curry sauce
This is based on a recipe given to me by my good friends at Bord Bia. The breadcrumbs make the meatballs incredibly light and the combination of minced pork and turkey ensures they stay tender and full of flavour.
22/09/2023 • 11 minutes 17 seconds
The Lion King - The Musical
Marty chats to stars of Bord Gáis Energy Theatre's, The Lion King - Thandazile Soni (Rakifi) and Brian Gilligan (Scar).
20/09/2023 • 14 minutes 22 seconds
The Tambourine is a popular instrument in Naples
A traditional instrument of Neapolitan music, as is the Neapolitan tambourine,
15/09/2023 • 42 seconds
Marty visited the family home of the great Italian Tenor Enrico Caruso
Our Travel Department guide Giulio, took us to see the newly opened La Enrico Caruso House Museum in Naples, the place where the tenor was born on February 25, 1873.
15/09/2023 • 10 minutes 13 seconds
Marty visits the Theatro San Carlo in Naples
Next to Plebiscito Square, one of the symbols of Naples, stands the shrine to Italian opera, whose foundation precedes the Scala theatre in Milan by 41 years and the Fenice theatre in Venice by 55 years.
15/09/2023 • 7 minutes 40 seconds
There is an actual shrine to Maradonna
Our Travel Department Guide Giulio took us through the latin quarter to the shrine that has developed to the footballer Diego Maradona!
15/09/2023 • 4 minutes 49 seconds
Marty in Naples - Our guide Giulio takes us underground
The Napoli Sotterranea is an official route through the underground tunnels of Naples.
15/09/2023 • 12 minutes 20 seconds
In our travels with Travel Department we go to Herculaneum
Herculaneum, together with Pompeii and Oplontis, is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and perfect testimony of life in a typical Roman city.
15/09/2023 • 14 minutes 2 seconds
Salvatore our guide gives us the lowdown on Maradona in Naples
In Naples, he would find a team, city and public that endured the same problems as he did growing up. It was a dysfunctional, downtrodden, yet hugely passionate city – particularly when it came to football.
15/09/2023 • 6 minutes 19 seconds
Marty in Naples with Travel Department - First, a coffee
Before we begin our first full day of discovery we need a strong coffee!
15/09/2023 • 1 minute 56 seconds
Naples the home of Pizza it should be said!
Marty takes a quick snack while on his tour of Naples with Travel Department! It can only be one thing really!
15/09/2023 • 1 minute 27 seconds
Marty visits The street of the Naples Music Conservatory
Continuing our travels with Giulio and Travel department in Naples!
15/09/2023 • 1 minute 32 seconds
Marty chats with Fiachra Trench in Studio 8
In a special interview at the Studio 8 Steinway piano, Marty is joined by arranger and composer Fiachra Trench. Fiachra recalls working with artists including Paul McCartney and Kate Bush, creating arrangements for iconic songs including 'I Don't Like Mondays' and 'Fairytale of New York', and his many collaborations with Van Morrison.
07/09/2023 • 53 minutes 18 seconds
Steph Geremia joins Marty to chat about her new album
The multi-talented instrumentalist and vocalist Steph Geremia joins Marty to chat about her new album and an upcoming tour with friend of the show, Eddie Reader.
06/09/2023 • 14 minutes 34 seconds
Marty is joined by Mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty
Mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty joined Marty this morning to chat about her new role as Irish Chamber Orchestra Artist in Association and what that entails. Plus details of their upcoming concerts with soprano Anna Devin in Limerick, Clifden and Birr.
05/09/2023 • 17 minutes 34 seconds
Nevens recipes - Shepard's Pie
These look super cute and bake perfectly in good-quality muffin tins. If you’re worried that they might stick, give the tin a light spray of rapeseed oil and/or line with non-stick baking paper.
01/09/2023 • 12 minutes 41 seconds
Michael Harding on Throwback Thursday
In today's Throwback Thursday interview, Marty is joined by an old friend of the show, writer Michael Harding. Michael chats about his beautiful book, All the Things Left Unsaid, a series of letters to loved ones of unexpressed thoughts and musings.
31/08/2023 • 25 minutes 5 seconds
Legend of Musical Theatre - Rebecca Storm
Marty catches up with a legend of Irish musical theatre, Rebecca Storm. The pair reminisce on Storm's career highlights and chat about Rebecca's upcoming tour - Goin' Back a Lifetime of Songs.
30/08/2023 • 18 minutes 57 seconds
Pianist - Dr John O'Connor
Marty is joined by one of Ireland's most celebrated classical musicians - pianist John O'Connor, to chat about all manner of things including his Beethoven concerts with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
29/08/2023 • 16 minutes 46 seconds
A Little History of Dublin - Trevor White
Marty is joined by author and founder of The Little Museum of Dublin, Trevor White who tells us some hidden histories of our beloved capital city.
28/08/2023 • 20 minutes 11 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Two lovely soups!
A Chicken noodle soup and a Mediterranean pasta soup!
25/08/2023 • 11 minutes 36 seconds
Ava on the Celtic World Forum
Singer-songwriter Éabha McMahon (Ava) joins Marty in-studio to chat about the inaugral Celtic World Forum and teases the possibility of some new music.
22/08/2023 • 14 minutes 35 seconds
Award-winning artist Curtis Stigers
Award-winning musician Curtis Stigers chats to Marty ahead of his upcoming concert - 'For The Love of the Song' with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, and performs some of his greatest hits in-studio.
21/08/2023 • 22 minutes 11 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Two lovely chicken dishes
Chicken winglets are the wings that have been sliced through the joint so that you have two meaty pieces and the wing tips are discarded. Most supermarkets sell them like this or just ask your friendly
18/08/2023 • 9 minutes 57 seconds
Marty caught up with Imelda May to chat about the fascinating character that was Kathleen Behan ahead of Imelda's upcoming role in a new production of 'Mother of all the Behans'.
10/08/2023 • 25 minutes 31 seconds
Marty catches up with Neil Martin
Marty catches up with Belfast composer Neil Martin ahead of the Seamus Heaney 'Sweeney' song-cycle debut performance with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at Kilkenny Arts Festival.
09/08/2023 • 17 minutes 57 seconds
Pianist Barry Douglas
Marty chats with internationally renowned Irish pianist and conductor Barry Douglas ahead of his performance at the Kilkenny Arts Festival.
08/08/2023 • 9 minutes 36 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Lovely Lamb Recipe
A great favourite for many!
04/08/2023 • 9 minutes 7 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Pork delicious Pork!
Some suggestions from Bord Bia. Pork burgers and a sticky pork chop.
28/07/2023 • 8 minutes 47 seconds
Marty Whelan remembers Sinéad O'Connor
Marty Whelan pays tribute to the late Sinéad O'Connor in music and in the words of Marty in the Morning listeners, remembering a 'woman of substance gone too soon, whose passing has broken so many hearts.'
27/07/2023 • 21 minutes 50 seconds
Fun Home - Frances McNamee & Orla Scully
Both playing the role of Alison Bechdel in distinct chapters of her lifetime, Frances McNamee and Orla Scully join Marty to discuss The Gate's reimagined production of Bechdel's graphic memoir 'Fun Home'.
26/07/2023 • 16 minutes 56 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Cinnamon French toast
Cinnamon French toast delicious!
21/07/2023 • 8 minutes 22 seconds
Eileen Walsh - Girl on an Altar
Actor Eileen Walsh joins Marty to chat about her role in The Abbey's acclaimed production of Marina Carr's 'Girl on an Altar', and upcoming film with co-star and dear friend Cillian Murphy.
20/07/2023 • 18 minutes 17 seconds
Laoise Fitzgerald in Studio 8
Composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Laoise Fitzgerland joins Marty in Studio 8 to perform three tracks from her debut album 'How To Swallow Spiders'.
19/07/2023 • 23 minutes 10 seconds
China Crisis' Eddi Lundon
Marty speaks to Eddi Lundon - guitarist of 80s synth-pop band China Crisis, about the legacy of their music and bringing reliving their greatest hits at the upcoming Forever Young Festival.
12/07/2023 • 21 minutes 4 seconds
Reimagining 'In The Middle of The Fields'
Marty is joined by director Joan Sheehy, actor Mark O’Regan and accordionist Dermot Dunne, to chat about the reimagined dramatic production of Mary Lavin’s short story, 'In The Middle of The Fields'.
10/07/2023 • 15 minutes 31 seconds
Harpist - Dr Siobhán Armstrong
Harpist and historian Dr Siobhán Armstrong joins Marty in Studio 8 to chat about the history of our official state emblem and to perform some Old Irish Harp melodies.
06/07/2023 • 22 minutes 57 seconds
Singer-songwriter Victoria Johnston
Marty chats with singer-songwriter Victoria Johnston about her Grammy shortlisting and her wonderful new album ‘Where the Lights Glow’.
03/07/2023 • 18 minutes 22 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Grilled Salmon
Two delicious recipes this week from Neven including Grilled Salmon.
30/06/2023 • 9 minutes 10 seconds
Stars of 'The King and I'
Marty gets to know Anneleen Beechy and Darren Lee - the stars of Bord Gáis Energy Theatre's 'The King and I'.
27/06/2023 • 18 minutes 30 seconds
Colm and Brenda Meaney
Marty is joined by father-daughter duo Colm and Brenda Meaney to talk about their latest collaborative project - Landmark Production's revival of Enda Walsh's 'Bedbound'.
26/06/2023 • 20 minutes 16 seconds
Time for some Romeo and Juliet in Verona
Our wonderful Travel Department guide Monica Bjerke showed Marty some of the special locations associated with Romeo and Juliet around Verona.
16/06/2023 • 6 minutes 2 seconds
Marty makes a visit to the Rizzardi Vineyard
Daniel Stewart shows Marty around the magnificent Rizzardi Winery and beautiful gardens! Simply stunning. Part one of two!
16/06/2023 • 5 minutes 42 seconds
Back at Villa Rizzardi with Daniel Stewart
Time to taste! Daniel gives us a great insight to some magnificent wines!
16/06/2023 • 3 minutes 45 seconds
Marty meets with Conductor Marco Armiliato and Director Stefano Poda
On the very stage of the Arena di Verona, Marty chats to Aida Conductor Marco Armiliato and Director Stefano Poda.
16/06/2023 • 10 minutes 19 seconds
Marty chats to Stefano Trespidi
The artistic director of the Verona festival meets Marty in the Arena Di Verona ahead of the big night
16/06/2023 • 3 minutes 6 seconds
What a great opportunity to visit the new Maria Callas exhibition near Verona
Forever associated with Verona was the Amazing Soprano Maria Callas. Our guide on our visit to Verona with Travel Department was Monica Bjerke
16/06/2023 • 13 minutes 37 seconds
Aideen Wylde and Director Julie Kelleher join Marty
Writer and Performer Aideen Wylde and Director Julie Kelleher join Marty to chat about their new surreal and heartfelt comedy Found, described as 'Bridget Jones meets Indiana Jones'...
07/06/2023 • 21 minutes 35 seconds
Dublin International Chamber Music Festival
Artistic director of the Dublin International Chamber Music Festival, Ciara Higgins joins Marty to chat about upcoming concerts with Ruth McGinley, Abel Selaocoe, Finghin Collins and many more sublime international.
30/05/2023 • 17 minutes 46 seconds
BAFTA-winning actress Siobhán McSweeney
BAFTA-winning actress Siobhán McSweeney joins Marty to chat about saying goodbye to Derry Girls' Sr. Michael, and her upcoming role in Samuel Beckett's Happy Days in Dublin and Cork. Did we mention she's won a BAFTA?
29/05/2023 • 16 minutes 7 seconds
Seán Keane on Safe Home Ireland
Seán Keane - musician and ambassoder to Irish emigrant support service Safe Home Ireland, joins Marty to chat about upcoming Fundraising Walk, The Long Road Home.
25/05/2023 • 19 minutes 7 seconds
Melanie Harris of The Harrison Chambers of Distinction
Hotel owner Melanie, joins Marty for a chat about The Harrison Chambers of Distinction - landmark Victorian merchants’ residences dating from 1879, and it's historic connection with the city of Belfast
23/05/2023 • 3 minutes 27 seconds
Paul Kane of the OhYeah Music Centre
Paul Kane of the OhYeah music centre in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter shows Marty around.
23/05/2023 • 6 minutes 32 seconds
Fiona Cunningham chats to Marty
Fiona Cunningham ROI Market Manager for Tourism NI called into us for a chat!
23/05/2023 • 4 minutes 39 seconds
George Best's Childhood Home
Belfast tourguide Peter McCabe shows Marty around the preserved childhood home of the late Northern Irish football icon George Best.
23/05/2023 • 10 minutes 48 seconds
Peter Mc Cabe chats to Marty about CS Lewis
Our guide to East Belfast brings us to a very special location!
23/05/2023 • 12 minutes 1 second
The Grand Opera House & John Linehan/May McFettridge
Creative Learning Manager of The Grand Opera House Áine Dolan tells Marty about the history of the building while John Linehan reflects on his career, frequently interrupted by the wonderful May McFettridge.
23/05/2023 • 13 minutes 7 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Steak Sandwich.
Something delicious for the early summer evenings.
19/05/2023 • 8 minutes 52 seconds
Julian Vignoles on Tides Go Out
Marty chats to old friend Julian Vignoles about his new novel, Tides Go Out.
18/05/2023 • 19 minutes 9 seconds
Pianist Michael McHale
Marty catches up with pianist Michael McHale about his upcoming concert in the National Concert Hall with the Wigmore Soloists.
18/05/2023 • 9 minutes 58 seconds
Soul Man - Tommy Blaize
Marty is joined in studio by vocalist Tommy Blaize. Best known from BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing, Blaize chats to Marty about his career thus far ahead of his 'History of Soul' gig with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
17/05/2023 • 19 minutes 38 seconds
Neven's Recipes- Including Spaghetti with seafood
This makes a nice change from your average bowl of pasta and is perfect when you want something special but don’t have a lot of time on your hands.
05/05/2023 • 12 minutes 13 seconds
John MacKenna on Leonard Cohen
Author John MacKenna joins Marty to discuss his new book 'Absent Friend' - an insight into his 30-year friendship with the legendary Leonard Cohen.
04/05/2023 • 23 minutes 49 seconds
Wexford Festival Opera's Rosetta Cucchi
Artistic Director of Wexford Festival Opera Rosetta Cucchi shares details of upcoming projects including the Wexford Factory - a development programme nuturing the operatic stars of the future.
04/05/2023 • 15 minutes 59 seconds
Simon Delaney on The Price
Actor, presenter and comedian Simon Delaney joins Marty to chat about his role in The Gate's production of Arthur Miller's 'The Price'.
03/05/2023 • 21 minutes 49 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Maple-glazed Pork Chops with Pear and Rocket Salad
This is a fantastic recipe that keeps the pork cutlets lovely and moist. It would also work with skinless, boneless chicken breasts. If you don’t fancy using pear, try a nice dessert apple instead.
28/04/2023 • 8 minutes 47 seconds
West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival
Pianists Fiachra Garvey and Soo-Jung Ann chat about the upcoming West Wicklow Festival and treat Marty to some beautiful piano
26/04/2023 • 21 minutes 5 seconds
Kíla - A trad fusion legacy
Brian Hogan and Seanan Brennan of Kíla join Marty to chat about their tour 'A Call to You'
25/04/2023 • 15 minutes 2 seconds
Aoife Mulholland & Jerry Fish talk Marty in the Evening
Marty is joined by musicians Aoife Mulholland and Jerry Fish to discuss the upcoming Marty in the Evening gigs with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
24/04/2023 • 29 minutes 14 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Pesto-stuffed Chicken Breasts with Rustic Mixed Potatoes
I always make my own pesto, which literally takes minutes, with basil, toasted pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan and olive oil, or buy a good-quality one.
21/04/2023 • 9 minutes 49 seconds
New Music Dublin's John Harris
Marty chats to director of New Music Dublin John Harris about the upcoming festival.
19/04/2023 • 19 minutes 22 seconds
Cosi fan tutte's Polly Graham & Sharon Carty
Marty chats to director of Irish National Opera's 'Cosi fan tutte' Polly Graham and mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty about their upcoming tour of Mozart's iconic opera.
18/04/2023 • 17 minutes 1 second
Amy Gillen on 'Flute Chapters'
Marty is joined by flautist Amy Gillen to talk about her debut album.
17/04/2023 • 19 minutes 21 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Roast Leg of Spring Lamb with Boulangère Potatoes
This dish is hassle free – perfect for a dinner party or Sunday lunch.
14/04/2023 • 9 minutes
Neven's Recipes - Two lovely breads
At MacNean Restaurant we have experimented with a lot of recipes over the years and this is definitely the best I’ve tasted to date. It has a lovely sweet flavour but is still very much a savoury bread.
07/04/2023 • 12 minutes 15 seconds
Marty chatting to Brendan Graham
The great Brendan Graham joined me this morning to chat about his new collaboration with Siúbhán Ní Ghríofa, 'Peace Upon This Land', performed by Eimear Quinn, Gavin Ring and Dublin Brass
06/04/2023 • 24 minutes 15 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Instant Meatballs with Cavolo Nero and Penne
Cavolo nero is a variety of Italian kale that grows very successfully in Ireland, so it’s becoming much more commonplace on our supermarket shelves. It’s packed full of nutrients and flavour and many people who don’t enjoy regular kale can be won over by this variety.
31/03/2023 • 11 minutes 4 seconds
John Blek pays a visit
Singer-songwriter John Blek joins Marty to talk about his new album 'Until The Rivers Run Dry' and perform a few tunes from the record.
29/03/2023 • 25 minutes 56 seconds
Marty is joined by the Feis Ceoil CEO Laura Gilsenan
Marty is joined by the Feis Ceoil CEO Laura Gilsenan to chat about this year's festival at the RDS, which welcomed over 5,000 entrants this year.
27/03/2023 • 19 minutes 15 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Pulled Harissa Lamb
This recipe uses a small lamb shoulder, which is such a great-value cut. I find that we always get two dinners out of it, so once it’s been cooked, I’ll freeze the leftovers for another day – always a bonus.
24/03/2023 • 10 minutes 44 seconds
Behind the scenes at the Lion King
A short time ago Marty had the chance to go behind the scenes of the Lion King at it's West End home of the Lyceum Theatre! This ahead of the West End production arriving at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin!
23/03/2023 • 13 minutes 41 seconds
Marty chats to Aliye Cornish Moore
Marty is joined by CEO of the Irish Baroque Orchestra Aliye Cornish Moore ahead of the upcoming St Matthew Passion performances.
22/03/2023 • 19 minutes 10 seconds
Early Music Day with Vlad Smishkewych
This Early Music Day, Marty is joined by host of Vox Nostra, Vlad Smishkewych to teach him about the music before Beethoven and Brahms.
21/03/2023 • 22 minutes 38 seconds
Marty chats to cellist Patrick Dexter
Cellist Patrick Dexter joins Marty to chat about becoming an online sensation during lockdown. He also chats about his future plans, and performs live in studio.
20/03/2023 • 18 minutes 33 seconds
Anja Murray on her new book 'Wild Embrace'.
Nature File's Anja Murray joins Marty to talk about her newly released book Wild Embrace which explores various elements of the natural world and Irish landscape.
16/03/2023 • 20 minutes 8 seconds
Singer-songwriter Niall McCabe joined Marty in studio
Singer-songwriter Niall McCabe joined Marty in studio for a chat and a listen to his brilliant new album ‘Rituals’.
15/03/2023 • 32 minutes 6 seconds
listener Mary Egan Campbell sent us this dán álainn.
Marty in the Morning listener Mary Egan Campbell sent this dán álainn, based on a theme of renewal and new beginnings, which traffic reporter Sinéad Ní Uallacháin read for Marty this morning. Mary calls it her "thank you for the music!'
These are a relatively new phenomena – think slightly charred, extra-juicy beef patty and gooey cheese in a pillowy soft bun. This is achieved by wrapping the whole thing up in foil for a few minutes before serving.
06/03/2023 • 13 minutes 57 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Two fish recipes
Plaice Florentine with Butter Beans and Mushrooms also Chilli Salt Salmon with Chestnut Mushrooms .
03/03/2023 • 12 minutes 48 seconds
Marty chatting to the great composer Shaun Davey
Live with legendary composer Shaun Davey ahead of the premiere of his cello concerto on St. Patrick’s Daywith cellist Sinéad O’Halloran.
02/03/2023 • 26 minutes 6 seconds
Marty chats to Chris Willis
Chatting to Chris Willis - the composer and musicologist behind the reimagining of Eva’s music on this beautiful album with the London Symphony Orchestra
02/03/2023 • 17 minutes 16 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Poached Chicken and Orzo Soup
Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta that is brilliant to use in soups, salads and all kinds of pasta dishes. It looks like a type of grain and is categorised as pastina in Italy, which means ‘little pasta’. It’s actually, a very popular ingredient all over Europe, particularly in Greece, where it’s called kritharaki.
24/02/2023 • 10 minutes 12 seconds
Red Hurley in studio with Marty
Marty is joined by Red Hurley to chat about his life and career, and his upcoming concerts in aid of the Capuchin Day Centre
23/02/2023 • 29 minutes 24 seconds
On Tour - Sheku Kanneh-Mason
Ahead of his concert at the National Concert Hall, Sheku Kanneh-Mason - one of classical music's brightest young stars, joins Marty to discuss his upcoming solo tour.
22/02/2023 • 10 minutes 47 seconds
Neven's Recipes -
This is a great recipe for a fool proof crêpe or pancake batter, with plenty of tips on how to get them exactly right.
17/02/2023 • 8 minutes 42 seconds
Defence Forces School of Music - Lt Col Mark J. Armstrong
Marty chats to Director of the Defence Forces School of Music, Lt Col Mark J. Armstrong, about his musical career ahead of it's centenary celebration.
16/02/2023 • 20 minutes 24 seconds
Noriana Kennedy on tour
Irish folk musician Noriana Kennedy joins Marty in-studio to chat about her collaborative nationwide tour with Music Network.
15/02/2023 • 17 minutes 30 seconds
Marty chats to singer-songwriter Jack O'Rourke
Marty is joined in-studio by singer-songwriter Jack O'Rourke to chat about the poetic inspirations of his latest album.
13/02/2023 • 18 minutes 25 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Some ideas for Valentines
Caramel swirl brownies These are the most delicious brownies, made all the more decadent with the caramel swirl (which can be left out if you prefer). When lining a cake tin with paper, it's always worth leaving a little extra hanging over the edges so that your bake is easier to pull out once it has cooled.
10/02/2023 • 11 minutes 44 seconds
Marty chats with Singer songwriter Paul Harrington
Always a pleasure to welcome Paul Harringtoninto studio, sharing his new album ‘The Lyric’s the Thing.’
09/02/2023 • 28 minutes 23 seconds
Celine Byrne and Claudia Boyle - INO's Der Rosenkavalier
Marty is joined by stellar sopranos Celine Byrne and Claudia Boyle to chat about their upcoming roles in the Irish National Opera's production of Richard Strauss' 'Der Rosenkavalier'.
08/02/2023 • 20 minutes 37 seconds
Vyvienne Long - LIVE from Studio 8
Live from Studio 8, singer-songwriter Vyvienne Long serenades Marty with some of her beautiful music and the two chat about her newly released single with the Irish Chamber Orchestra.
07/02/2023 • 14 minutes 44 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Two fish dishes
Everyone loves fish pie and to make this a one-pan dish I’m using an ovenproof frying pan, but if you don’t have one, just make it in a frying pan and then transfer the mixture to a pie dish. Choose any selection of fish that you like depending on what is freshest and available. If you prefer, use a topping of mashed potatoes.
03/02/2023 • 12 minutes 25 seconds
Marty chats with the marvelous Soprano Danielle de Niese
Marty Whelan is joined by Danielle de Niese, opera's 'Coolest Soprano' (NY Times). Danielle chats about her love of Poulenc, Ravel and The New Radicals, how she expresses a love of story-telling through song, and working with the National Symphony Orchestra and Jaime Martin in Dublin.
02/02/2023 • 29 minutes 23 seconds
Marty chats to Mike Scott of the Waterboys
Mike Scott came into studio to chat about many things includinghis upcoming performances in Dublin's Iconic Iveagh Gardens This Summer!
01/02/2023 • 28 minutes 34 seconds
Joe Chester joins Marty to chat about his latest album
Guitarist and producer Joe Chester joins Marty to chat about his latest album, Lucia, a suite of music written about the life of James Joyce’s talented but mentally ill daughter, Lucia Joyce. Joe chats about his wide-ranging musical interests and plays live in studio.
30/01/2023 • 24 minutes 17 seconds
Marty chats to the fabulous Judy Collins
Delighted to welcome Judy Collins back to Dublin for Temple Bar Trad Fest this weekend.
27/01/2023 • 23 minutes 47 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Breakfasts
Nutty apple Bircher muesli & Eggy bread BLT!
27/01/2023 • 10 minutes 30 seconds
Marty catches up with Finbar Wright
Musician Finbar Wright chats to Marty about his upcoming nationwide tour and his newly bestowed title of Cork's no. 1 performer.
26/01/2023 • 22 minutes 58 seconds
Marty chats to Mary Chapin Carpenter!
An exclusive interview from the incredible Mary Chapin Carpenter ahead of her TradFest performance at the National Stadium for Women in Trad & Folk, Jan 28th.
25/01/2023 • 35 minutes 50 seconds
From Broadway to the Bord Gáis - Kyra Sorce of West Side Story
Marty chats to Kyra Sorce - Anita in the international Broadway production of West Side Story about her personal connection with the role, life on the road, meeting Alex Bernstein and more...
24/01/2023 • 22 minutes 58 seconds
Nevens recipes - Comfort food
Nevens recipes - Comfort food including a delicious Hotpot.
20/01/2023 • 8 minutes 51 seconds
Drogheda Classical Music's 'Celebrating the Voice'
Renowned Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught and artistic director Pauline Ashwood of Drogheda Classical Music join Marty to talk about their upcoming event, 'Celebrating the Voice'.
19/01/2023 • 18 minutes 37 seconds
Anna Lardi Fogarty - Music For Galway
CEO of Music for Galway - Anna Lardi Fogarty, chats to Marty about the upcoming 20th Midwinter Festival Season.
17/01/2023 • 15 minutes 41 seconds
The Irish Tenors
The Irish Tenors, Declan Kelly, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan, join Marty for a chat about their 25th anniversary tour.
22/12/2022 • 14 minutes 52 seconds
Marty chats to composer Patrick Cassidy
Composer Patrick Cassidy joins Marty to chat about his recent premiere for the UL50 celebrations and some exciting upcoming projects.
22/12/2022 • 25 minutes 46 seconds
Marty chatting to Camille O'Sullivan and west-end star Aoife Mullholland
Chanteuse Camille O'Sullivan and west-end star Aoife Mullholland join Marty to chat their respective roles as Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich in the Gate Theatre's current production of PIAF
20/12/2022 • 32 minutes 30 seconds
Marty meets with Andrea Bocelli and his family
Marty meets with Andrea Bocelli and his family to celebrate in advance of the release of their new Christmas album 'Family'.
19/12/2022 • 28 minutes 30 seconds
Nevens Recipes - The main event!
The Turkey, the Ham and the Stuffing! A great alternative to roasting a large bird, the crown is the turkey breasts and wing joints with the legs removed. From feedback this is the most popular recipe I've ever done, as the buttermilk brine ensures that the flesh stays wonderfully succulent.
16/12/2022 • 10 minutes 45 seconds
Michael and Aisling McGlynn - live in-studio
Anúna founder Michael McGlynn and his daughter - vocalist Aisling McGlynn, join Marty to chat about a new direction for the choir and play some of their latest recordings.
15/12/2022 • 25 minutes 58 seconds
Marty chats to actor Joe Conlan
Marty chats to the esteemed actor and old friend Joe Colan about his career and his current role in Gaiety Theatre panto, 'The Jungle Book'.
14/12/2022 • 21 minutes 31 seconds
Joe Jackson on the legendary Richard Harris
Journalist and broadcaster Joe Jackson joins Marty to chat about his years spent with Richard Harris, documented in his new biography of the Irish household name.
13/12/2022 • 33 minutes 33 seconds
Marty catches up with Claudia Boyle
Marty is joined in-studio by Irish soprano Claudia Boyle for a catch-up as she shares all there is to know about her upcoming Christmas concerts.
12/12/2022 • 19 minutes 26 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Party Food
Smoked Trout Rolls with Cream Cheese & Red Onion
09/12/2022 • 9 minutes 10 seconds
Marty chats with the fabulous Andrea Corr.
Andrea called into the studio to chat and tell Marty about her Christmas Album ' Andrea Corr the Christmas Album', which incidentally will be album of the week next week!
07/12/2022 • 22 minutes 47 seconds
Marty chats with Ally Bunbury
Author and journalist Ally Bunbury called in for a chat about her new book 'All Wrapped Up'
07/12/2022 • 9 minutes 49 seconds
Marty chats to the one and only Cliff Richard
Always enjoy talking with Cliff, his new album 'Christmas with Cliff' is our Marty Recommends this week.
02/12/2022 • 24 minutes 43 seconds
Neven's Recipes - Christmas Starters
Sizzling Dublin Bay Prawns with Chorizo & Garlic Dublin Bay prawns actually look a lot like small slender lobsters, with rather more delicate colouring and lighter claws in relation to the body. They may seem like an expensive luxury but are well worth every cent, especially for a special occasion like Christmas.
02/12/2022 • 12 minutes 28 seconds
Marty chats to the cast of INO's Don Pasquale
Marty is joined in the studio by soprano Kelli-Ann Masterson (Norina) and baritone Ben McAteer (Malatesta) about their respective roles in Irish National Opera's production of Geatano Donizetti's comic opera 'Don Pasquale'.
29/11/2022 • 17 minutes 8 seconds
The Adolf Fredriks Chamber Choir
Marty caught up with Paul Keane - Honorary Consul General of Sweden, to chat about the Adolf Fredriks Chamber Choir upcoming festive Sankta Lucia concert in Christchurch Cathedral and the reopening of the Swedish Embassy in Dublin.
28/11/2022 • 18 minutes 55 seconds
Nevens Recipes - Auntie Maureen's Plum Pudding
It is hard to believe that Christmas is almost upon us, and nothing beats the flavour of homemade Christmas pudding, so start stirring now.
25/11/2022 • 11 minutes 23 seconds
Marty chats to violinist Vladimir Jablokov
Vladimir Jablokov is in studio chatting about his upcoming concert at the 3 Arena
23/11/2022 • 20 minutes 46 seconds
Marty chats to Irish soprano Celine Byrne
Marty chats to Celine Byrne about her current leading role as Madame Butterfly in Bourdeaux, and her upcoming concert in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre - Celine Byrne's Christmas Celebration.