On Monday psychoanalyst and broadcaster Michael Murphy came into studio to advise listeners on the emotional minefield that Christmas can be. As with previous years we had too many queries and too little time with Michael so he came back into studio this morning to help with some more listeners' issues.
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.
Joining John in studio this morning is broadcaster, author & psychoanalyst Michael Murphy to give advice on resolving problems, tensions, long-simmering arguments, the main areas of conflict within families at Christmas. Michael also reads a Christmas poem 'Gloria in Excelsis' which comes from the poetry collection 'The Republic of Love - Twenty Five Poems' - the first poetry book to enter the book charts in 18 years.
For hundreds of thousands of listeners Michael Murphy is the voice of radio news but he is also a best-selling author, a poet & a psychoanalyst. Michael is just about to publish his second book, entitled 'The House of Pure Being' & Michael joins Miriam in studio this morning. Michael’s book – The House of Pure Being – will be published on Thursday, 26th September and the launch takes place on Thursday too, at 6:30 in the Herbert Park Hotel in Ballsbridge in Dublin. All are welcome
Miriams next guest's voice is mainly heard as a newscaster in RTE & more recently on this show as a psychoanalyst giving advice on family conflict. This morning Michael Murphy is wearing his poet hat, as he has just released a collection of poems titled 'The Republic of Love'. The Book Launch takes place this Thursday 6th June at 6.30pm at Hodges Figgis in Dawson Street, all are wellcome.
This morning we launch our search for sporting underdogs, to follow the fortunes of a club or team as it seeks to make a stir in its league or championshiop in 2013. Joining John on the line now is former chairman of Tinryland GAA, Michael Murphy.
One of the biggest confessional interviews ever, will be broadcast this evening in America, as Lance Armstrong meets Oprah Winfrey. To explore the nature of guilt & our urge to confess, broadcaster & psychoanalyst Michael Murphy is in studio with John this morning.
We had an overwhelming response to psychoanalyst & broadcaster Michael Murphy offering advice to families negotiating tricky situations at Christmas that we invited Michael back to studio this morning to give some more family advice.