Mooney Goes Wild

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Rating
4.8
from
5 reviews
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This podcast has
106 episodes
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Explicit
No
Date created
2006/11/08
Last published
2022/06/26
Average duration
47 min.
Release period
5 days

Description

Derek Mooney and guests explore the natural world in all its forms. Listen live every Monday at 10pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Podcast episodes

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Mooney Goes Wild - Poo Documentary
2022/06/26
In tonight's programme Derek Mooney and Terry Flanagan explore the world of poo. The programme was first broadcast in January 2019.
Mooney Goes Wild - What Makes a Bird?
2022/06/20
For this very special edition of Mooney Goes Wild, we thought we might delve a little more deeply into all things avian. Our esteemed panellists – Richard Collins, Éanna Ní Lamhna, Terry Flanagan, Eric Dempsey and Niall Hatch – will shine the spotlight on the defining features of our feathered friends.
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Mooney Goes Wild Documentary - Dürer's Rhinoceros
2022/06/19
Dürer is perhaps most renowned for his intricate woodcut prints. Many of his woodcuts are held in extremely high esteem, but one in particular is probably his most famous of all: a depiction of what was, at the time of its creation in 1515, an animal that was almost unimaginably exotic, mysterious and fantastical: "Dürer's Rhinoceros".
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Mooney Goes Wild Special: The Blackbird
2022/06/13
In this documentary, Derek Mooney and biologist Terry Flanagan celebrate the blackbird, and its place in the avian world.
Mooney Goes Wild Special: Invasive Species – a documentary
2022/06/12
On tonight’s programme we delve a little deeper into this pressing topic as we bring you a special documentary, presented by our very own roving reporter Terry Flanagan, all about Ireland’s invasive species.
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Mooney Goes Wild Special: The House Sparrow
2022/06/06
We give you another chance to listen to a documentary about these fascinating birds that we first broadcast in 2018. Derek Mooney and Niall Hatch explored the inextricable link between humans and House Sparrows, how the development of early agriculture led to sparrow settlements in Ireland.
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Mooney Goes Wild
2022/05/30
Tonight on Mooney Goes Wild, we bring you another chance to listen to their resulting radio documentary about Carl Linnaeus, the Father of Classification.
Mooney Goes Wild Special: The Common Swift
2022/05/23
We revisit a very special Mooney Goes Wild documentary from 2015 about one of Ireland's most impressive yet least understood birds, the Common Swift. These remarkable creatures migrate to us from sub-Saharan Africa each May and remain with us for the shortest period of any migrant breeding bird, departing again in August.
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Mooney Goes Wild
2022/05/16
In Tonight’s edition of Mooney Goes Wild, Derek looks back at some of the highlights of the seven-hour marathon Dawn Chorus programme which was broadcast on International Dawn Chorus Day, Sunday May 1st, 2022
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Mooney Goes Wild
2022/05/09
On this special edition of Mooney Goes Wild, Derek is joined by self-confessed Swallow-nuts Jim Wilson, Terry Flanagan, Eric Dempsey and Niall Hatch for an in-depth look into the lives of these fascinating birds, including their migratory journeys, their unique adaptations, their foraging behaviour and their nesting habits.
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The miracle of migration
2022/05/09
Eric Dempsey sheds some light on the remarkable phenomenon of migration for us.
What do Swallows swallow?
2022/05/09
Niall Hatch explains how these small but supremely agile birds go about tackling such tricky prey and outlines the adaptations that millions of years of evolution have gifted them with in order to make the task easier.
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4.8 out of 5
5 reviews
poet_physicist 2011/10/06
Sometimes poignant, always fun
A great introduction to Ireland, or a fun source of news and pop culture. I've been listening to the podcast for more than a year since my visit to Ir...
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