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Feature interviews and the best tunes around with Mario Rosenstock.

Feature interviews and the best tunes around with Mario Rosenstock.
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Feature interviews and the best tunes around with Mario Rosenstock.

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English


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September Fear, Defying Aging And Vaping On This Week`s Roast!

8/11/2019
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Paul McLoone was in for Mario this week on Mario`s Sunday Roast. Joining him on the panel was barrister and journalist Aileen Hickie and personal trainer and sports scientist Dominic Munnelly. Going in to the roast this morning Dominic kicked things off with the rise in younger people increasingly trying to defy the aging process. Whether it be from social media influence increasing insecurities - the rise in enhancing, filling, plumping and shaping up is starting younger. Dominic feels...

Duration:00:23:15

Knowing When Enough is Enough, The TV Shows That Can`t End!

8/11/2019
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Paul McLoone was in for Mario today on Mario`s Sunday Roast. Joining him to talk TV shows that just take way too long to end was journalist Daragh Keaney. Kicking things off was the news of the new series of Homeland hitting our screens early next year, from there the list grew including Grey`s Anatomy, The Walking Dead, The Simpsons with listeners sending in their many suggestions including Oireachtas Live! With much talk of who got it wrong - the ones who got it right included the Office...

Duration:00:11:29

The Story Behind The Song "Star To Star" By Mick Flannery

8/11/2019
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Paul McLoone was standing in for Mario this week on Mario`s Sunday Roast and joining him for "Story Behind The Song" was Mick Flannery to tell us the story behind his new single "Star To Star" The song is taken from from Mick`s sixth self-titled album released this year. Mick notes that this album feels a bit more personal and singing more from the first person. This is the song that put the album theme in motion. The character is looking back, all his highs are in the past. He's being...

Duration:00:15:07

Darren Kennedy On Helping First Time Buyers Navigate The Stress!

8/11/2019
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Paul McLoone was in the presenting chair this morning for Mario - joining him for this week`s profile interview was TV presenter and entrepreneur Darren Kennedy. Darren is known as one of the UK and Ireland's most stylish men and infleuncers so Paul and Darren got straight into fashion talk! Apparently Paul is more dapper than the average man according to Darren! We all agree here! @PMcLoone is in for @GiftGrubMario now on Mario`s Sunday Roast!Paul chats to @Darrenken for this week`s profile...

Duration:00:27:59

Haggling In Shops, CGI In Films And Avoiding Renunions On This Week`s Roast!

8/4/2019
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Actress Norma Sheehan and Head of Social for Joe.ie Michael Fry joined Mario this weeks to throw many items into the roast! Norma kicked things off with the subject of reunions as she recently has had to attend a few. Can we avoid them, are they forced and isn't everything now online for everyone to see so do we even need those classic school reunions anymore? Up next was Michael Fry who thinks too much CGI in movies is ruining the movie experience..noting a particular childhood favourite of...

Duration:00:31:20

The Big Players In The Fortnite Phenomenon

8/4/2019
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Emmet Ryan, editor of Connected and technology correspondent with the Sunday Business Post joined Mario this week to discuss the world of gaming and the battle game of the moment Fortnite and its phenomenal success. Fortnite is the immensely popular video battle game from Epic Games has now been at the forefront of video games since it emerged in 2017 . It is set in a post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested world. Its maker Epic looks to have made approximately $3 billion in profit over the course...

Duration:00:10:10

The Story Behind The Song "Love Sensation" By Loleatta Holloway

8/4/2019
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Cormac Cashman founder of the Love Sensation Festival joined Mario this week for the Story Behind The Song. Cormac picked a disco classic by Loleatta Holloway - it`s Love Sensation. Cormac describes Love Sensation as an absolute disco banger taken from Loletta Holloways album, of the same name. For me, Love Sensation has been one of the 4 or 5 seminal tunes the Mother DJs play at the end of the night or closing a festival stage, its a song that brings a crowd together and for us, its created...

Duration:00:05:29

Neil Francis Gives His Opinion On Transgender Athletes In Professional Sport

8/4/2019
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Former Irish rugby player turned rugby pundit Neil Francis joined Mario for this week`s profile interview. Neil has often been noted for his outspoken opinions and spoke to Mario about some of his controversial moments in his career. Despite this however Neil does not regard himself as someone who is a "provocateur". Neil also expressed his concern about women's professional sports and the issue of transgender people competing as women. A controversial issue ,however Neil feels that it is...

Duration:00:29:03

Paul Howard On Journalism, Accusations of Racism, And Crying At E.T.

7/28/2019
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The man behind Ross O'Carroll-Kelly and the creator of Coppers The Musical, Paul Howard joined Mario for this week's profile interview. Paul spoke to Mario about the complaint made to the Irish Times and the Press Ombudsman about one of his Ross O'Carroll-Kelly columns earlier this year. A reader, who is English and living in Ireland, described the column in question as racism, and said it promoted negative feelings towards the English. Though the complaint was not upheld, it certainly gave...

Duration:00:26:30

The Story Behind The Song "It's All Coming Back To Me Now" By Celine Dion

7/28/2019
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This week Mario was joined by Lauryn Gaffney, creator of Big Shot The Musical, for the story behind 'It's All Coming Back to Me Now' by Celine Dion. She told us about the inspiration for the song coming from songwriter Jim Steinman's love for Wuthering Heights. We also heard of the fight for the song between Meatloaf who desperately wanted it for himself, and Jim Steinman who could only see it going to a woman. The song eventually went to Celine Dion for her masterful 1996 release. Press the...

Duration:00:08:40

Politics in Sport, Naming Rights, and Parenting - Here's What Went in the Roast

7/28/2019
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For this week's panel, Mario was joined in studio by Suzanne Kane and Eoin McGee. In the week when Minister Shane Ross defended his appearance in Portrush for The Open, Eoin threw politics in sport into the roast. While they both rely on each other for their own gain, can sport and the government find a better way to carry out business? Suzanne wants to know if our parents might have had an easier time of things when it came to raising children. With rising house prices and childcare costs,...

Duration:00:21:53

Manchán Magan Talks About His New Show "Arán Agus Im" And Building His Own Home!

7/21/2019
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Manchán Magan is a writer and documentary-maker. He has written books on his travels in Africa, India and South America and two novels, he has also been a medical supervisor to an Indian leper colony, managed an Ecuadorian organic fruit farm, built and lived in Ireland’s first straw bale house, He has just spent 2 hours in a cave in Roscommon that is reputed to be the entrance to hell! Mario was fascinated to meet Manchán and his stories on ancient Irish culture , Irish folklore, our...

Duration:00:30:51

The Story Behind The Song "Young Hearts Run Free"

7/21/2019
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This week on Story Behind The Song , DJ and Presenter of "The Beat Goes On" on Today FM joined Mario to talk about a 70`s disco classic "Young Hearts Run Free" by Candi Staton. Kelly Anne interviewed Candi Staton for her show a couple of years back (she`s lived quite a life) & she told how her how this track came about. She was living in LA & working with a producer called David Crawford, each day he would come to the studio & ask her about her life. At the time she was in a very abusive...

Duration:00:13:22

How Many Festivals Are Too Many?

7/21/2019
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Joining Mario this week for this week`s panel on Mario`s Sunday Roast was Tadgh Hickey one third of comedy group CCCahoots and now with his first solo show, 'In One Eye, Out The Other' at well...another festival!...The Dublin Fringe Festival ! Jules Coll writer and podcast host of "Cringe Binge: My '90s Teenage Diary" also joined Mario and together they had one or two things to throw into the roast! Tadgh kicked things off with Festival season...how many festivals are too many - Yoga...

Duration:00:24:19

The Story Behind The Song "These Are The Days Of Our Lives"

7/14/2019
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Run In Red are a 4-piece transatlantic band based in Dublin made up of members from the Dublin and US music scenes. In 2017 the band released their debut EP: ‘The Revelled Theory Mind’ and second EP 'Undercover, Overthrown' last September. They joined us this week for Story Behind The Song on Mario`s Sunday Roast , the chosen song was "These Are The Days Of Our Lives" by Queen , the song was originally written by Roger Taylor about his children, and how parenthood made him look back on his...

Duration:00:12:48

Meet "Gammon Man" The Angry Man Online

7/14/2019
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Barrister and journalist Aileen Hickie and comedian Michael Fry joined Mario for this week`s panel on Mario`s Sunday Roast. There were many things flying into the roast including fair weather Wimbledon fans, Dad bod shaming and angry men online! Michael Fry started the discussion, he talked abut how he is often called the snowflake generation who need safe spaces but he has never seen a bigger bunch of babies than older men in comment sections crying about mostly positive news! This led...

Duration:00:24:37

Paddy Holohan On Life In Politics, MMA And Why He Chose Gladiator For His Favourite Movie Scene

7/14/2019
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Paddy “The Hooligan” Holohan is 31 years of age,a business owner,former UFC fighter and a first time candidate who topped the Poll in his hometown Tallaght earlier this year. Paddy secured his seat as councillor for South Dublin County Council running as a candidate for Sinn Féin. Paddy had to retire from the UFC in 2016 due to a rare blood disorder. He now runs his own gym, SBG Dublin 24 in Tallaght. He has fought fifteen times as a professional including five times in the UFC promotion....

Duration:00:25:11

Eamon Dunphy Reveals Story Behind The "Tired & Emotional" Appearance On RTE During 2002 World Cup

7/8/2019
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In a special interview with Mario on Thursday night for Mario`s Sunday Roast, Eamon Dunphy finally reveals what really happened the night before his infamous suspension from RTE during the 2002 World Cup. In a special audience recording of the show which was broadcast today, Dunphy details the events of the night that left him so ‘tired and emotional’ that the national broadcaster was forced to remove him from the TV panel and drive him home. Huge thanks to all who came along to the first...

Duration:00:25:56

Are Women`s Voices Represented Equally In Film?

7/8/2019
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Comedian and one third of Cccahoots Laura`O Mahony and Financial Planner and presenter of RTE show “How to be good with Money” joined Mario this morning to discuss many things on this weeks panel. One of the topics was the press conference at the Cannes Film Festival this week with Quentin Tarantino where he was challenged on why he gave the lead actress Margot Robbie so few lines in his upcoming fil "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood". Tarantino quickly shut down this line of questioning by...

Duration:00:06:38

Pat Shortt Talks D`Unbelievable Memories, Live Shows And Getting Punched By An Audience Member!

7/8/2019
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Irish actor, comedian, writer and entertainer Pat Shortt joined Mario this Sunday for this weeks profile interview. Pat arrived fresh from a gig in Kilkenny the night before and is busy touring up and down the country! Mario talked D`Unbelievable memories with Pat, live show experiences including Pat getting a swipe from an audience member when he went into the crowd! Pat went on to name his favouritre film scene, his choice of comedy ( the comedian Dave Allen - who Pat got to work with) and...

Duration:00:23:38