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    Mornings with Dave Fanning Search for Ireland’s Most Musical Family

    Brothers, sisters, cousins, in-laws, step fathers, grannies – the show is looking for families that play together to enter the competition. Non family members are permitted – as long as family is at the heart of it – as with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

    Send us a 4’00 maximum clip performing the song or music of your choice – it does not need to be an original piece of music.

    Upload it to Youtube and email us the link to

    You also need to send us a 100 word supporting paragraph telling us your story and why you should be chosen.

    The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday  26th August.

    Our final will be held the first week in September and finalists need to be available then to perform before our judges.

    The judges’ decision is final.

    The prize courtesy of Waltons music is a Kurzweil CUP-2 Upright Digital Piano. For more information visit

    Mornings with Dave Fanning Friday 28 August 2015


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    Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival

    The Edinburgh Fringe Festival draws to a close this weekend. It began in 1947 when some companies that hadn't been invited to the inaugural Edinburgh International Festival - decided to turn up & perform anyway. Since then the Fringe has grown into the largest arts festival in the world. Abie Philman-Bowman is in studio with Dave this morning.

    MiPod with Adrian Dunbar

    You will know Irish actor Adrian Dunbar from such films, My left Foot, The Crying Game, The General & BBC TV Line of Duty. He is in studio with Dave this morning to talk to about music in our regular MiPod slot, however you may not have known he used to be in a band himself!

    The week's Trending Stories

    From the gateway of Asia to the heart of the Middle East, Irishmen are trending quite heavily this week. In Turkey & Abu Dhabi; In Beijing athletes were trending in victory & in defeat. And tragic events in Virginia, posted on social media, led to widespread shock. Dave is rejoined by Abie Philman-Bowman & by Stephen O'Leary of Olytico Analytics.

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