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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

    The John Murray Show Friday 23 November 2012


    The John Murray Show

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


    Mary O'Rourke winner of Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards the John Murray Listeners Choice

    The Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards & the winner of the John Murray Show listeners choice category was Mary O'Rourke with her book 'Just Mary'. John is joined by Mary from Athlone this morning as she tells us of her great surprise in winning.


    Shakespearan actor Clive Francis

    John is joined in studio by Shakespearean actor, Clive Francis who will dosome readings for us & Clive is touring around Ireland with his acclaimed adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol'. For his Irish tour dates go to


    Operation Transformation in assoc with Safefood reveal of Leader no 5

    This morning it is time for Operatation Transformation selection of the fifth & final leader, in association with Safefood as each morning this week Kathryn Thomas has been in a secret location to reveal the following leaders of the 2013 campaign. Leader no 1is Charlotte O'Connell from Cavan, Leader no 2 is Deirdre Hosford from Cork, Leaders no 3 is Greg Starr from Tipperary, Leader no 4 is Monica Percy from Carlow & this morning the number 5 leader is Gavin Walker from Kildare.


    Music & chat with Maria Doyle Kennedy

    Music & chat from actress & singer, Maria Doyle Kennedy accomp by Kieran Kennedy, in studio with John & Maria's album Sing is available in the shops at the moment & you can find out more about her gigs on

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Most Beautiful People Are Broken
      Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy
      Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy
      Album: Sing
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: The Silence
      Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy
      Performer(s): Maria Doyle Kennedy
      Duration: 3:45

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