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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  Emerging musicians are invited to send in their music to the John Murray Show by email.The John Murray Show decides on a shortlist of the 20 best acts.A panel of experts will reduce the field from 20 to six.

    These six are all played (pre-recorded) on the John Murray Show in a semi-final on Friday, May 16, where the top three are decided by a panel on that show.

    The final three then play live in Studio 8 in the John Murray Show final on Thursday, May 29.The overall winner plays again on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 31. Please ensure the soloist and/or band members are available for these key dates.

    The John Murray Show Thursday 24 April 2014

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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Uilleann Pipes in Havana

    There are a growing number of Cuban people who have been learning the uilleann pipes at annual workshops in Havana & Pinar Del Rio & leading Cuban uilleann piper, Alexander, will perform at various summer schools in Ireland, where he will learn from leading Irish exponents before going back to Cuba to pass on his knowledge to the growing number of Caribbean uilleann pipers.  Joining John this morning from Cuba is Gay McKeon, CEO of Na Píobairí Uilleann www.pipers.ie

    The concert will be held in the Grand Social, Liffey Street, Dublin on May 1st at 8pm.

    Tickets available @ http://www.eventbrite.ie/e/cuban-uilleann-pipers-fundraising-concert-tickets-10987707529?aff=eac2 

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    To Do Lists / Lists & their importance

    There are many people who would be lost without them, not knowing what to do next, others spend hours perfecting them, but never get anything done 'to-do lists' what is the allure of a humble list?  Zbyszek Zalinski, himself a fan of all lists joins John in studio to tell us more.

    Listener Jane McGarry joins John on the line to tell us about her to-do lists.

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    Motorways are everyday Maths

    Peter Lynch, Professor of meteorology at UCD brought John on a drive  around south Dublin motorways, noting every twist & turn, rise & sag has been mathematically modelled to ensure you have a pleasant & uneventful journey.

    Peter blogs at thatsmaths.com & writes a fortnightly column in the Irish Times called 'That's Maths'.

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