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    The John Murray Show Thursday 21 May 2015


    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle.


    Breaking Up service

    This morning John is joined by Kristy Mazins in Melbourne, Australia to tell us about her company 'Sorry Its Over' - ending relationships for those who cannot do it face-to-face, with their services of doing it for you with a text message, email or sympathy hamper!



    American chat show hosts

    US chat show host David Letterman brought his 33 year career to a close last night.

    He will rank alongside the greats from the past such as mentor Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan & Steve Allen. Former producer of RTE's Late Late Show John Masterson joins us from KCLR.


    Music - Sinéad White

    Singer songwriter Sinéad White is fast gaining a following & she's accompanied in studio this morning by Sam Killeen.

    Sinéad's new album called 'Finally' will be released on the 30th of May. Sinéad is also playing a gig in the Sugar Club that night to launch the album.

    You can find out all about her on:
    Twitter: @white_mice


    The Irish Wingsuit Team

    Next week in the UK, Ireland will be represented by three brave competitors in a World Cup, which involves great heights, fantastic views & careful landings.

    Brothers Stephen & David Duffy join John in studio.

    John is also joined by Ailbe O'Dwyer whose parachute jump does not quite go to plan, see below

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 


    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

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