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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.

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.

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@IanDempsey

Language:

English

Contact:

1850 715 100


Episodes

Gift Grub - Liveline: How To Survive An Eco-Friendly Christmas

12/10/2019
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Poor aul Malachy Liveline host Joe Duffy covered a very interesting topic on this morning's Gift Grub. His guests were senior citizen Malachy and a 16-year-old Greta Thunberg-type girl called Fidelma, who wanted to teach her elder how to survive in a new, eco-friendly world at Christmas time. But Malachy isn't too impressed with her "gift" of knowledge. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show weekdays.

Duration:00:03:33

Gift Grub - Mick & Robbie's Reaction To The FAI Fiasco

12/9/2019
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But Keane's keeping shtum on what went on Iano gave Mick McCarthy and Robbie Keane a call to discuss the shenanigans involved in the €55 million shaped financial hole left in the FAI. Mick asks, "when did football turn into accountancy?", whereas Robbie...well let's just say he's acting shady as he says, "I had nothin' to do with it ok!". Sounds as if he's on the run to us. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show...

Duration:00:02:16

The Ian Dempsey 'Best-Of' Show Podcast - December 6th

12/6/2019
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5 days in less than 20mins Friday's be like... This is where we bring you our highlights from the past week on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show. So what did we get up to? It was a busy few days for families as the Elf on the Shelf phenomenon returned and we heard lots of great stories from homes across Ireland. The Elf on the Shelf pics are flying into breakfast@todayfm.com including this gem from Lorraine Ryan! More Elf updates on air next week on @TodayFM. Best pics so far👉🏻...

Duration:00:15:22

Gift Grub - Dunphy & The Boys Are BACK!!

12/5/2019
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What a trio! Premier Sports have delighted old school football fans by reuniting Eamon Dunphy, Johnny Giles and Liam Brady. The Band certainly is back! Join John Giles, Liam Brady, Eamon Dunphy and Ivan Yeats in 5 mins for @premierleague action Burnley v Man City Premier Sports 1 pic.twitter.com/a6kDhcJ4AE — Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) December 3, 2019 Iano gave the lads a call for Gift Grub and it's like an episode of Reeling in the Years. Hard to beat the classics lads. Ivan Yates...

Duration:00:02:37

Gift Grub - All The Fun From The Dáil, FAI & RTÉ Christmas Parties

12/4/2019
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Silly season is here Gift Grub gobbled down a mince pie, chugged a mug of mulled wine, slipped on its Santa hat and hit for the most exclusive Christmas parties in town. The Dáil, the FAI and RTÉ all celebrate the festivities by splashing the cash, but as per usual, things don't go to plan. Politicians at Leinster House have a logistical nightmare, Shane Ross brings a lil funk to the FAI and RTÉ's head honcho brings her staff back down to earth. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play...

Duration:00:04:01

Gift Grub - Liveline: Jim Gavin Special

12/3/2019
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"I can't believe he's gone Joe" Just as the Dubs were buzzin' for the half a dozen, Jim Gavin has stunned the capital with his resignation. Liveline's Joe Duffy hears from members of the blue army, and it's heartbreaking. #BringBackJim Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show weekdays.

Duration:00:04:33

Gift Grub CLASSIC - José & His Amazing Technicolour Overcoat

12/3/2019
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"Any team will do" Every Tuesday, The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show delves into the Gift Grub archives to bring us a classic Gift we haven't heard in ages, as suggested by our listeners. This week, Alan Condon in Tipperary wanted to hear one of Mario's most famous pieces of work - 'José and his Amazing Technicolour Overcoat'. With Mourinho back in vogue at Spurs, it's the perfect time to remember the time he really was the Special One at Chelsea. If you have a Gift Grub that you would love to...

Duration:00:02:06

Gift Grub - Jim Gavin's Departure Has Rattled Bertie

12/2/2019
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"He was an incredible institution" Jim Gavin's resignation has to go down as one of the biggest shocks to ever happen in GAA history. And one man who was rocked by it as much as anyone is former Taoiseach and true blue Bertie Ahern. Bertie gave Iano a call to get some of the meandering thoughts off his mind. The poor fella is all over the shop. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show weekdays.

Duration:00:02:33

Gift Grub - Glenda Reveals Her 'Dancing With The Stars' Regime

12/2/2019
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"That's the end of the bleedin' kebabs anyway" With Glenda Gilson being the the first celebrity revealed for the new series of DWTS, Gift Grub gave her a buzz to see how she's feeling about the challenge. Judges Brian Redmond and Julian Benson join Iano in studio for a look ahead to all the dancing, glitz and glam. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show weekdays.

Duration:00:02:10

The Ian Dempsey 'Best-Of' Show Podcast - November 29th

11/29/2019
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5 days in 20mins This is where we bring you our highlights from the past week on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show. So what did we get up to? Iano caught up with Westlife to chat about their emphatic comeback and ask if they'd do a Breakfast Show jingle for us (they did and it's imperfectly perfect), Joe Schmidt came into studio to reflect on his illustrious career in Irish rugby, and the man who has taken the music world by storm, Mr Lewis Capaldi sat down with Ian ahead of his Olympia gig. We...

Duration:00:20:17

Gift Grub - Celebrating Thanksgiving #CorkStyle

11/28/2019
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Give thanks to Cork, boi! Did you know that Thanksgiving is a huge celebration in the rebel county? Me neither! That was until Iano was joined by some of Cork's finest for Gift grub. Roy Keane, John Creedon, Michael Flatley, Sean Óg Ó hAilpín and John Spillane all have their say, but it's Spillane's ode to Clonakilty pudding that will remain in our minds for a long, long time. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show...

Duration:00:04:29

Young Offenders Stars Campaign For A "Billy Murphy" Spin-Off

11/28/2019
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Actors Shane Casey & Dominic McHale also hint at a second movie The Young Offenders has introduced us to some amazing characters since it first aired in 2018, and two of our faves are Sergeant Healy (Dominic McHale) and Billy Murphy (Shane Casey). With season two getting into full flow, The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show welcomed both men into our Cork studio for a chat about the rebel-tastic series. The lads have been friends for years and are like two naughty school kids trying to get one over...

Duration:00:11:42

Gift Grub - Schmidt's Audiobook Reveals What He REALLY Thinks Of Players

11/27/2019
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The poor "baby hippo" gets awful grief After Iano's recent interview with the former Irish Head Coach, Schmidt gave Gift Grub exclusive access to a recording of the audiobook version. Joe is joined by the likes of ROG, Rory Best, Devin Toner and Johnny Sexton to give his work an authentic feel. But the players get spear tackled by some of the home truths within. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show weekdays.

Duration:00:04:08

Gift Grub - Tubs Unveils This Year's Must-Have Topical Toys

11/26/2019
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Including an FAI Monopoly board, an interactive Bojo doll and a limited edition RTÉ Buckaroo! The Late Late Toy Show always adds some extra wonder to the most wonderful time of the year. Thankfully, Gift Grub got exclusive access to a secret recording of a preview show ahead of Friday's main event. Tubs gives us a first look at the hottest topical toys on the market for 2019. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show...

Duration:00:04:28

Gift Grub - Paschal Gets In A Scrap At Liam Gallagher Gig

11/25/2019
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"Ballymun Paschal" sorts it out! Liam Gallagher entertained the masses in the 3Arena over the weekend and it seems to have gone down a treat: Dublin I fucking adore you all you are crazy biblical mother fuckers until the nxt time stay young stay safe LG x — Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) November 25, 2019 Another man who thoroughly enjoyed himself was our music-loving Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe. Iano gave Paschal a buzz for Gift Grub, and catches him on the hop thanks to an...

Duration:00:01:51

Joe Schmidt Proves Just How EXTRA-Ordinary He Truly Is

11/25/2019
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And gets Gift Grub'd live on air It's kinda hard to believe that it has been nine years since Joe Schmidt waltzed into Irish people's lives. 2010 was a huge turning point in Irish rugby, as Joe took the reigns at Leinster, only to become Ireland Head Coach three years later. Since then, his coaching credentials include a Grand Slam, 3 Six Nations, 2 Heineken Cups, a European Challenge Cup, the first ever away win over South Africa and of course, two phenomenal victories over New Zealand....

Duration:00:13:31

The Ian Dempsey 'Best-Of' Show Podcast - November 22nd

11/22/2019
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5 days in less than 20mins FRIDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!! This is where we bring you our highlights from the past week on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show. So what did we get up to? We have our latest trip to the primary schools of Ireland, where Shauna O'Reilly had some fun with the pupils of Glynn National School, in Wexford. In Gift Grub, José Mourinho sings about putting the HOT into Hotspur and Maria Bailey belts out a Disney classic. And after months of trying, the hallelujah choir finally got to...

Duration:00:15:49

Gift Grub - Christy Sings A Ballad About Emojis

11/22/2019
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This gets the yellow smiley face with tears of joy from us Emojis first appeared back in 1999 with a set of 176 symbols that were meant to convey weather, traffic, technology and time. Today there are 3,000 or so - it's no wonder Christy Moore is confused. Christy's an old soul who is completely baffled by these modern day hieroglyphics, as we found out on Gift Grub. He can sing about anything that fella! Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button on screen. Catch Gift Grub on The...

Duration:00:03:59

Gift Grub - José Puts The HOT Into Hotspur

11/21/2019
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#SpecialSpurs Just when we thought the English Premier League couldn't shock us anymore - this happens: Welcome José. #THFC ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/0CYU4IXN0E — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 20, 2019 Ahead of his official unveiling this afternoon, Iano gave the silver fox a call to find out how he's settling in. Not one for modesty, Mourinho belts out his appointment to the tune of Donna Summer's classic hit, 'Hot Stuff'. Check out the fun in full by pressing the play button...

Duration:00:03:08

Gift Grub - Maria Bailey Gives Leo The Chills #LetItGo

11/20/2019
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Maria channels her inner Elsa Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey has been under the spotlight since her #SwingGate antics back in March, and now, she has found herself deselected from the general election ticket. So what's next for Deputy Bailey? Does she just sit back and take it on the chin? Or does she fight the power to try and overcome adversity? The Gift Grub microphones were in the Dáil to record a very defiant Swing Queen in action. Idina Menzel wouldn't tie her laces! Check out the fun in...

Duration:00:03:08