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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.3 • 183 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.

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    Restoring vintage typewriters

    Restoring vintage typewriters

    Leo Molloy from VintageTypwriters.ie is on a mission to bring the vintage typewriter back into popularity and spends his days restoring, repairing and rehoming old typewriters.

    Leo joined Sean in studio to discuss...

    • 12 min
    Sightings of the Loch Ness Monster

    Sightings of the Loch Ness Monster

    What do you do if you think you’ve spotted The Loch Ness Monster? That’s what Gary Campbell asked himself 26 years ago after spotting a mysterious object in the lakes of Inverness. Unable to register the sighting anywhere, he and his wife set up a register which investigates any reports of the mythical creature.

    Gary joined Sean on the show to discuss...

    • 9 min
    The search for the 2002 Sulo purple wheelie bin

    The search for the 2002 Sulo purple wheelie bin

    Alexander Smoljanovic is one of about 12 people in Germany who collect a very particular set of items. Wheely bins.

    Alexander has 100 full size wheely bins in his collection and over 300 miniature but he has his sight set on the rare 2002 Sulo 240 litre in purple which has evaded him so far.

    He joined Sean on the show to discuss...

    • 11 min
    'Huge problem with commercial breeding' in Ireland

    'Huge problem with commercial breeding' in Ireland

    Micheal Martin has said there’s a major review of the laws around controlling dogs underway.

    It comes after a child suffered horrific injuries in an attack earlier this week.

    But is there any legislation that can really prevent this kind of incident? Would banning certain breeds work?

    Suzi Walsh, dog trainer and behaviourist joined Sean on the show to discuss...

    • 4 min
    ‘Women aren’t being encouraged to take over farms’

    ‘Women aren’t being encouraged to take over farms’

    Women rarely inherit land and are low down on the rung of decision-making levels but contribute hugely to agribusiness and in sustaining rural life. How do we overturn this and stop perpetuating the ‘unacceptable cultural barriers’ as the minister for Charlie McConalogue put it?

    Hannah Quinn Mulligan, founder of Women in Agriculture Stakeholders Group and beef and dairy farmer joined Sean on the show to discuss…

    • 10 min
    'Je suis une baguette!' - What makes the French baguette so special?

    'Je suis une baguette!' - What makes the French baguette so special?

    Baguettes have been making headlines this week. More than six billion baguettes are baked every year in France and UNESCO gas now inscribed the tradition in its “intangible cultural heritage” list. Furthermore, Limerick man Eddie O'Keeffe, gatecrashed French TV coverage of the World Cup at the weekend shouting ‘Je suis une baguette!’ So what makes French baguette so special and how is it different from what we know as Irish Chicken roll bread?

    Eoin Cluskey, the owner of Bread 41 bakery in Dublin, joined Sean in studio to discuss...

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
183 Ratings

183 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

hairyholenoel ,

Sean

This one my favourite shows on news talk , I listen from morning till off the ball starts then I tune out , but this my favourite show , it’s my favourite part the day lol

Bazkinas ,

Thursday July 21st

Holly god! WDF the madness today brought WOKE to a whole new level!
It’s gas as they didn’t publish it.
Women gets duffed by other fella, original guy should stick around! 😂😂😂 “red flags that he doesn’t want to stick round” even if the kid isn’t his…….. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂👀👀👀😂👀👀👀😂😂😂😂😂👀

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