Welcome to today, this is your captain speaking. With Iano at the helm, the Breakfast Show brings you up to speed on everything. News, sport, guests, giveaways, listener interaction and music - not to mention the legendary Gift Grub - all add to the mix of this 2-hour radio rollercoaster. Buckle up and come and have your breakfast.
Leinster and La Rochelle were victorious in the Champions Cup semi-finals over the weekend and will face off in the final on May 28th. ROG and Johnny Sexton represented the opposing teams on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/05/16114838/GIFT-Johnny-Sexton-ROG-Champions-Cup-160522.mp3"][/audio] Needless to say, there was some tension in the air. Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.
16 May Finished
All eyes were on the Munster Hurling Championship at the weekend and Morgan Freeman was front and centre. On The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning, the Hollywood actor gave a detailed play-by-play of all the action in Cusack Park on Sunday. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/05/16113749/GIFT-Morgan-Freeman-Munster-Hurling-160522.mp3"][/audio] Morgan really knows his stuff. Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.
16 May Finished
There was disappointment for Ireland in the Eurovision semi-final last night as Brooke Scullion failed to qualify for Saturday's final. Eurovision super-fan Francis Brennan joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning to discuss went wrong for Ireland. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/05/13092048/GIFT-Francis-Brennan-Paschal-Eurovision-130522-STING-.mp3"][/audio] Paschal Donohoe also joined the show and absolutely flipped a lid over the results. Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.
13 May Finished
The European Rugby Champions Cup semi-finals take place this weekend - Leinster v Toulouse and Racing 92 v La Rochelle. Brian O'Driscoll joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show and spoke about Leinster's superb form and... e-scooters!? [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/05/13085812/GIFT-ROG-Leinster-Toulouse-130522-STING.mp3"][/audio] Meanwhile, La Rochelle coach Ronan O'Gara was torn in two over who should win the Leinster v Toulouse game. Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.
13 May Finished
An Offaly Good Time This week Aisling Bonner from The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show took her School Tour of Ireland to Crinkill National School in County Offaly and chatted to all the kids in Ms Haines's 3rd class. Aisling spoke to Adam, Ellie, Killian, Angelina, Dominykas, Amy, Shane, Ellen, Saoirse, Sam, Leanne, Béibhinn, Caoimhe, Cillian, Oisín, Emily, Nojus, Lily, Keelin, Aoibhinn, Cliona, Eva, Amelia, Eileen, Anthony, Kajus, Ella and Tadhg. A Message To The Future A recent survey done in the UK found that the most popular career choice among kids aged 7-12 was a YouTuber. Aisling asked the kids whether they thought a YouTuber was a good job to have. [audio mp3="https://media.radiocms.net/uploads/2022/05/12112318/Offaly-Schools-Live-.mp3"][/audio] And last week a message in a bottle washed up on a beach in Wexford, 20 years after it was written. Aisling asked the kids if they were to send a message in a bottle to be found in the future, what would it say? To hear Aisling's chat with the kids of Crinkill National School press the Play button above. If you'd like Aisling to visit your school, send your details to [email protected]
12 May Finished