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    Kilkenny Arts Festival Golden Ticket Competition

    We are offering a  Golden Ticket (pair of tickets for entry to all performances at Kilkenny Arts Festival, 2014) we have an add on  2 x nights in the Lyrath Hotel for the closing weekend of the festival (either Friday15th /Saturday 16th OR Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th ); with dinner on one of the nights and a complimentary spa session. Value is €1,000, Total prize value is €3,000. Tune into the John Murray Show for details and click here for the Terms & Conditions

    The John Murray Show Friday 23 November 2012

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

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    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.

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    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 www.clivefrancisachristmascarol.com

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    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 www.rte.ie/ot. 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.

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    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 www.maridk.com

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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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