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    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with Neil Delamere

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    What's Your Problem - Boxing Conundrum

    Yesterday morning we played a piece of tape with a concerned parent with a conundrum. We have on the line to Neil, listeners views with AGAINST, Maura from Wicklow & PRO-BOXING, Patricia from Westport & John from Galway.

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    Canadian Andrew Bourke's internet story

    The internet & social media gets a lot of criticism from time to time for bringing out our more negative side, but on the line this morning from Canada is Andrew Bourke from Halifax, with an Irish connection, to tell us a story about how he brought an unusual request to the Reddit community over St. Patrick's weekend.

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    Working from Home v Working from Office

    Yahoo Chief Executive, Marissa Mayer, has caused outrage by ordering all employees back to the office, irrespective if they have children at home or not. Is her decision bad for business, to debate in studio are Bobby Kerr, Insomnia Coffee, Tom O'Connor, Version 1, IT Consultancy & on the line are Tom Fitzgerald, MD Bard na nGleann.

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    History of Zombies through movies

    Whether it is on film, Warm Bodies or a tv series, The Walking Dead, you may see Zombies, defined as a corpse revived by withcraft in certain African & Caribbbean religions. Joining Neil from a studio in Manchester, Sorcha NiFhlainn, a horror theorist at UCD & Manchester Metropolitan University, to tell us more.

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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