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The daily dose of madness and intrigue from Sean Moncrieff and his rebel radio crew

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 176 Ratings

The daily dose of madness and intrigue from Sean Moncrieff and his rebel radio crew

Listen and subscribe to Moncrieff Highlights on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.  

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    The Happy Tummy Bread

    The Happy Tummy Bread

    Cork born bread specialist and founder of the Happy Tummy Company, Karen O’Donoghue, joined Sean to explain how she has developed a special type of bread that helps to rid you of all your digestive woes.

    • 12 min
    Naming Heatwaves

    Naming Heatwaves

    Over the past few years we have become accustomed to the relatively new endeavour to name and categorise storms, from Ophelia to Barra. Kathy Baughman McLeod, Director of the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, joined Sean to discuss a new pilot project in Seville, one of Europe’s hottest cities, which aims to classify heatwaves in a similar manner.

    • 7 min
    So You Think You're an Adult: I'm afraid I will give my boyfriend the ick!

    So You Think You're an Adult: I'm afraid I will give my boyfriend the ick!

    Barbara Scully, Declan Buckley and Sean help tackle listener dilemmas.

    • 24 min
    ‘Start Low and Go Slow.’

    ‘Start Low and Go Slow.’

    The summer festival season is in full swing and while everyone wants to have a fun and safe time, the HSE are asking you to be careful when taking drugs and to ‘Start Low and Go Slow.’ Prof Eamon Keenan, HSE’s National Clinical Lead-Addiction Services, joined Sean to discuss the HSE’s new drug harm reduction campaign has launched.

    • 6 min
    Reopening the case of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

    Reopening the case of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

    Gardaí have announced a full cold case review into Sophie Toscan du Plantier's 1996 murder. In 1996, French producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found dead near her holiday home in West Cork. Sean was joined by her son Pierre-Louise Baudey-Vignaud to discuss his hope that this new review will bring closure for the family.

    • 9 min
    Hamster Health

    Hamster Health

    Akin to dogs and cats, hamsters are beloved pets to families throughout Ireland and around the world. However unlike their canine and feline friends, very little was known about the general health and lifespan of these furry creatures-until now. Associate professor in companion animal epidemiology at the RVC, Dan O’Neill, joined Sean to discuss the largest ever study on the well being of hamsters carried out by The Royal Veterinary College.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
176 Ratings

176 Ratings

Tony kk ,

headphones

im using headphones but the sound on this show is inly coming out on one side nothing from the other thats for all shows

HoboTara ,

Great show, great host, a tonic in tough times

A great show with wide-ranging topics; Sean is a skilled presenter, witty and irreverent yet well informed and fair. He is supported by an interesting team of people, the contrast in presenting styles makes for great radio.

DanieRadio ,

TV in the radio?

Where has TV ON THE RADIO gone from the podcasts? It hasn’t been included for the past 2 weeks. Please bring it back!

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