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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  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 25 October 2012

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with John Murray

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    The Annual Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2012

    The Annual Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards is approaching & in studio with John are Lousia Cameron, Raven Books, Blackrock & John McEvoy, The Crannóg Bookshop, Cavan to review the following books nominated in the JMS Listeners' Choice Category, ' Broken Harbor', Tana French -' All in My Head', Lar Corbett - ' Run Fat Bitch Run', Ruth Field & 'Bring Up the Bodies', Hilary Mantel - 'The Paris Wife', Paula McLain.

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    Music & chat with The Lost Brothers

    John's next guests are The Lost Brothers, (Oisin Leech & Mark McCausland) who have had a busy year as they have been in Nashville's 1979 Studios where they recorded their third album 'The Passing of the Night' with Brendan Benson of the Raconteurs & have just finished a six-week tour of the US where they supported Glen Hansard.

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    A memoir - Mary O'Rourke

    Mary O'Rourke joins John in studio, just one week into her book tour 'Just Mary - a memoir' in which Mary writes about growing up, family life, work & winding down and whether she would have liked to have been Taoiseach?

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