This is the weekend that was supposed to see Garth-mania breaking out across Dublin, until the gigs were finally cancelled two weeks ago. Yesterday afternoon, in the US, tickets went on sale for the Chicago concert in September that is now going to be the NEW first gig of Garth Brooks’ comeback world tour. 10 shows in total went on sale and sold out yesterday. We have two tickets to give away this morning to one of the Chicago concerts - on September 5th and Aer Lingus have given us two return flights from Dublin to Chicago and you and a friend ...
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.
On the line this morning, John is joined by todays contestants to win a trip to Chicago for St Patricks Day. First up is Padraig Hughes followed by Maureen Smith, Seosamh O'Maolalai, Marian Nolan, Alan Howard & Derek Nelson. Lis Nugent returns to studio to judge our entries for todays competition - the best joke teller! (terms & conditions above)
Miriam's next guest in studio is Dr. Stacey Tessler Lindau, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Chicago. Dr Lindau is giving a keynote address ' Sex, Health & Long Life' at this year's annual lecture of Mercer's Institute for Successful Ageing.