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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.

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Dublin, Ireland

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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.

Twitter:

@IanDempsey

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 715 100


Episodes

Gift Grub: Dancing With The Stars - Next Stop Is The Quarter Finals

2/26/2024
It's full steam ahead for the quarter-finals of Dancing With The Stars. Judges Brian and Arthur joined Ian this morning to give him all the juice from last night's episode. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:02:27

Gift Grub: The Search Continues For Stephen Kenny's Replacement

2/26/2024
The FAI are keeping their cards very close to their chest about the new Ireland football manager, so it seems that the search for Stephen Kenny’s replacement is still on. On this morning's Gift Grub, Ian was joined by Irish legends Robbie Keane and Steve Staunton, who gave their thoughts on it all. The aforementioned Stephen Kenny made a small musical cameo too. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:03:35

Gift Grub: Daniel O'Donnell Weighs In On Beyonce's Foray Into Country Music

2/23/2024
Beyonce has ruffled some feathers on the country music scene with the release of her toe tappin', country bop, 'Texas Hold 'Em'. Dolly Parton has given it the thumbs up but it seems that there are a few noses out of joint, including Daniel O'Donnell. He joined Ian on this morning's Gift Grub to give his thoughts on it all. Hit play now to

Duration:00:05:06

Shauna's School Run - Mercy Convent, Naas

2/22/2024
Shauna’s School Run is back! Our researcher Shauna headed off to meet a selection of students from 1st and 2nd classes at Mercy Convent in Naas. She spoke to Ava K, Hannah, Georgiana, Ava H, Áine, Eliza, Eilidh, Aoibhinn, Lara and Chloe and quizzed them about young children having mobile phone and dog lovers.... Click play now to hear what they had to say!

Duration:00:05:49

Gift Grub: Radio ROG 'Ireland V Wales' Special

2/22/2024
The Irish rugby team will continue their defense of the Six Nations crown this weekend when they take on Wales. In this morning's Gift Grub, Radio ROG looked ahead to the big game and the burning issue about the lack of atmosphere in the Aviva Stadium.

Duration:00:03:52

Gift Grub: Roy Serenades The FAI

2/21/2024
Stephen Kenny has been gone for over 90 days and football fans are still waiting for an announcement on the new Ireland manager. Plenty of names have been thrown into the mix, but who will get the gig? Roy Keane wonders why he hasn't heard from the FAI... Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:04:15

Gift Grub: Exit Packages - The Movie

2/20/2024
RTÉ have found themselves at the center of another controversy, this time around the exit packages of top executives and the exact figures paid. On this morning's Gift Grub, Ian played an exclusive trailer of brand new movie based on the whole affair - 'Exit Package'. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:03:31

Gift Grub: Cillian Murphy Bags BAFTA. Cork Rejoices!

2/19/2024
Cork's own Cillan Murphy took home the BAFTA for Best Actor last night and there won't be a cow in the Rebel County milked for weeks! Corkonians Roy Keane and Donal Lenihan joined Ian on this morning's Gift Grub to discuss the big win. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:03:31

Gift Grub: Eileen Dunne Gets Some Bad News On Dancing With The Stars!

2/19/2024
Dancing With The Stars is in full swing and our regular Gift Grub contributors were back to give the rundown on all the action and behind-the-scenes goss. Hit play to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:03:52

Gift Grub: ROG and Donal Lenihan Are Lost With No Six Nations Rugby This Week!

2/16/2024
The Six Nations is in full swing and though it's still early days, Ireland are doing very well. But, with no fixtures this weekend, rugby fans are at a loss. Donal Lenihan and Ronan O'Gara joined Paula on this morning's Gift Grub.

Duration:00:01:57

Gift Grub: The Gift Girls Get Ready To Go Buck Wild At Shania!

2/16/2024
Earlier this week, Shania Twain announced an Irish tour date and the country fans of Ireland went wild. Yeehaw! The Gift Grub girls have their tickets sorted and they are READY for a proper night out. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:02:04

Gift Grub: The Public Accounts Committee Grill Dermot Bannon Over 'Room To Improve - The Musical'.

2/15/2024
Some members of RTÉ management have been up in front of the Public Accounts Committee again. This time, it's to explain how Toy Show - The Musical came to pass. But, who knew 'Room To Improve - The Musical' was also on the table?! Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:04:00

Bundee Aki Reveals The Most Romantic Of The Ireland Squad

2/14/2024
Paula MacSweeney caught up with Irish rugby legend Bundee Aki this morning and they chatted about swimming in the sea, his incredible appetite and with it being Valentine's Day, she also asked him who the most romantic of the Ireland squad is...

Duration:00:03:19

Gift Grub: The 'Throw The Kitchen Sink At The Valentine's Day' Handicap Hurdle

2/14/2024
On this morning's Gift Grub, Paula crossed live to the voice of horse-racing, Des Scahill, for The 'Throw The Kitchen Sink At The Valentine's Day' Handicap Hurdle, live from Leopardstown...

Duration:00:02:22

Gift Grub: The Annual 'Pancake Tuesday' Showcase

2/13/2024
It's Pancake Tuesday again and the Gift Grub crew have dusted down their frying pans for the day. Hit play now the hear the full episode.

Duration:00:04:10

Gift Grub: Ro and Keith Clear Up Those Chorley Rumours

2/9/2024
Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy, and Brian McFadden are hoping to follow in Ryan Reynold's footsteps and emulate what he has done with Wrexham. The lads have reportedly been in talks to invest in Chorley Football Club. It might seem like a slightly random choice but they joined Ian on the line during this morning's Gift Grub to clear it all up. Hit play now to listen to the full episode.

Duration:00:03:25

Gift Grub: Six Nations Fever Sparks Surge In Rugby Inspired Baby Names

2/8/2024
Wham! Bam! Here comes a Grand Slam it's Radio ROG All eyes are on Ireland as they prepare to take on Italy this weekend. The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show crossed over live to Radio ROG for a very special Six Nations show. Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button on this page.

Duration:00:05:36

Gift Grub: Sinn Fein FM Is Back!

2/7/2024
It has been a big week for Sinn Fein. There's been lots of press coverage and plenty of speculation around their call for a United Ireland, which means it's the perfect time to check in and get a new episode of Sinn Fein FM. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:04:29

Gift Grub: Eamon & John's Take On The Deposit Return Scheme

2/6/2024
The Deposit Return Scheme, which went live last Thursday, aims to improve the amount of recycling of soft drinks & bottles in Ireland. On this morning's Gift Grub, some of the older members of the cast looked back to days gone by and glass bottles with great nostalgia. Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:04:10

Gift Grub: The Big Lead Up To The Six Nations Opener

2/2/2024
Rugby fans are eagerly awaiting tonight's Six Nations opener against France and some of the Gift Grub crew joined Ian on the line to give a real sense of the pre-match excitement. As Donal Lenihan would say himself, this could change EVERYTHING! Hit play now to hear the full episode.

Duration:00:03:43