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    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 Wednesday 23 January 2013


    The John Murray Show, Wednesday, 23rd Jan

    On today's show we have a naked walker..... we've an Oscar nominee, Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly from Cromane in Co. Kerry and her very proud Dad, Patrick; and we talk to people who choose not to have children... And Damian Lawlor will be in to talk sport....

    Our next walk - for more info click here

    Our next walk will take place on Sunday, 17th February 2013.

    We will gather for the walk in Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim outside the Ballroom of Romance at 12 noon.

    The walk will take about 90 minutes – and there will also be a break for entertainment and music.

    The walk will go through a forest, so sturdy walking shoes are advised. Raingear and warm clothes are also recommended.

    We will return to the Ballroom of Romance afterwards for refreshments and some craic!

    Please take a look at the map below.

    Suggested Route to Glenfarne from Dublin:

    - exit M50 at junction 6;
    - M3 to Virginia;
    - N3 to Cavan, Belturbet, Derrylin - in Northern Ireland (now MPH);
    - A509 towards Enniskillen, Left at T junction onto A4 Sligo Rd;
    - enter Southern Ireland onto N16 at Blacklion;
    - N16 for 7 kilometers to Glenfarne.
    - approx 2 hours 20 mins journey time from M50.

    Alternate Route from South County Dublin:

    - exit M50 at junction 7;
    - M4 to Mullingar;
    - N4 to Carrick on Shannon;
    - R280/R207 to Drumshanbo, Dowra towards N16;
    - left at N16;
    - N16 for4 kilometers to Glenfarne.
    - approx 2 hours 40 mins from M50.


    Naked Walker

    Jason O'Sullivan stripped off in sub-zero temperatures on the Kerry mountains to promote the local Glenbeigh Hillwalking Club which he founded.


    Women/Couples Who Choose Not to Have Children

    Vivienne and Derek Murphy, and author Sheila O'Flanagan, discuss their decision not to have children. Karen from Co Clare also contributes to the discussion.


    Damien Lawlor on Sport

    Sunday Independent journalist Damian Lawlor joins John in studio with the latest Sports Stories

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