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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.

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show Today FM

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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.

    Gift Grub Classic: Live From A Star-Studded Vaccination Centre

    Gift Grub Classic: Live From A Star-Studded Vaccination Centre

    🎶 She gave me a prick, she said I was quick and indeed I did surprise her
    She said hopefully yes, we'll get out of this mess, thank Jaysus for the Pfizer 🎶
    This week on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show we're looking back at the best Gift Grubs of 2021.
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    In May, Gift Grub visited Ireland's most exclusive vaccination centre, where Bertie Ahern, Bono, Luke O'Neill and Christy Moore were all lining up for the Pfizer.
    Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.

    • 3 min
    Gift Grub Classic: Michael D. Higgins Gets Stuck Into Some Street Pints

    Gift Grub Classic: Michael D. Higgins Gets Stuck Into Some Street Pints

    🎶 Street pints, feels like we're doing something bold
    Street pints, you'll freeze your balls off in the cold 🎶
    This week on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show we're playing some of the best Gift Grubs of 2021.
    Back in May, the pubs remained closed and take-away pints were all the rage.
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    Michael D. Higgins was so fed up of the Áras he bit the bullet and joined the masses for some Street Pints!
    Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.

    • 3 min
    Damien Dempsey Reveals The Three Rules At His Gigs

    Damien Dempsey Reveals The Three Rules At His Gigs

    Damien Dempsey die-hards will tell you that his Vicar St Christmas gigs are epic.
    Now the world can experience the magic of those gigs for themselves in a new film, Love Yourself Today, out in cinemas November 5th.
    This morning on The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show, Dempsey met Dempsey to chat about the new film and what music means to him and his fans.
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    Damien told Ian about the three rules he has for audience members to attend his gigs, dubbed 'The Church of Damo'.
    He also gave Ian a science lesson on how singing can transform water and therefore, people!
    Catch Ian's full chat with Damien by pressing the Play button above.

    • 8 min
    Gift Grub Classic: Politicians Go Trick-Or-Treating

    Gift Grub Classic: Politicians Go Trick-Or-Treating

    This morning on Gift Grub we looked back to Halloween 2018 and followed politicians as they went door-to-door trick-or-treating.
    Paschal Donohoe's Brexit costume didn't really take off.
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    Meanwhile, Leo Varadkar was more interested in canvassing votes.
    Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.

    • 3 min
    Angela Scanlon Is Taking Over Saturday Nights... Finally!

    Angela Scanlon Is Taking Over Saturday Nights... Finally!

    After an 18-month postponement due to you-know-what, Angela Scanlon is finally ready to take over Saturday nights.
    Angela Scanlon's Ask Me Anything is a new chat show kicking off tomorrow night at 10pm on RTÉ One and has her buzzing and terrified in equal measure.
    Angela joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning and gave the inside scoop on the show and revealed her first guests, Chris O'Dowd, Sharon Corr and Line of Duty's Martin Compston.
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    And just a week after announcing her pregnancy with baby number 2, Angela shared the growing struggle of fitting into dresses for a Saturday night show!
    Catch Ian's full chat with Angela by pressing the Play button above.
     

    • 5 min
    Gift Grub: Davy Fitz Breaks Silence On Losing Out To Henry Shefflin

    Gift Grub: Davy Fitz Breaks Silence On Losing Out To Henry Shefflin

    Hurling fans were thrown a curveball this week when Henry Shefflin was announced as the new Galway hurling manager.
    Davy Fitz, who was a shoe-in for the job, joined The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show this morning to share his very diplomatic thoughts on the appointment.
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    Kilkenny manager Brian Cody also reacted to the news and... let's just say he didn't take it well.
    Catch all the Gift Grub fun by pressing the Play button above.

    • 3 min

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