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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  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 Monday 21 January 2013

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    On today's show we talk to a young woman determined to right the wrongs done to the women of the Magdalene laundries.

    Our chronicle of the rudeness around us continues, some of our listeners tell us their experiences

    We’ll be heading to Tallaght for weigh-ins for two of our Operation Transformation leaders.......and last week the psychologist Tony Bates spoke about trying to live our lives more mindfully. We talk to Jackie Hyland about her busy life and how she is struggling to take time out for herself.

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    Rudeness: Four People Who Have Recently Experienced Extreme Rudeness From Strangers

    Mary was walking her dogs and two people shouted aggressively at her; Maeve Riordan and her friends when out for dinner stack the phones on the table and first to look at them pays for dinner; Tony re not responding to texts and Mary Curran hugged a man who swore at her and completely disarmed him.

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    Magdalene Laundries

    Maeve O'Rourke was honoured with the Forgotten Irish award by the Ireland Fund of Great Britain. She is a trainee barrister who received the award for her work on behalf of women who suffered in Magadalene Laundries. She joins John from a studio in London.

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    Mindfulness

    Last week the psychologist Tony Bates spoke about trying to live our lives more mindfully. Jackie Hyland emailed us on how her busy life overwhelms her.

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