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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 Friday 5 April 2013

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    The John Murray Show

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

    **Reminder Dodder Day is tomorrow April 6th

    To donate to MND Research - Punchestown has special day package which includes 8 Races on Saturday 27th April.

    Indvidual Tickets €80 - Table for 10 €800 - email researchmnd@tcd.ie

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    Singer Songwriter Gabrielle Aplin

    She's a young singer songwriter, with folk music in her heart & commercial success in the palm of her hand. She's had a number one hit with her cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 'The Power of Love' & now her much talked about debut album is soon to be released, John's first guest this morning is Gabrielle Aplin.

     

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    Dr. Temple Grandin

    Irish Society for Autism is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year & one of the speakers at the anniversary conference is Dr. Temple Grandin - described as one the most famous autistic women on Earth & a person who revolutionized animal welfare.

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    Brian Cody & heart surgery

    As you may have heard in earlier new, Kilkenny hurling manager, Brian Cody has undergone heart surgery, joining John on the line this morning is Kilkenny's Eddie Keher.

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    Heartless thieves wreck Bread Van

    Seamus Hyland from Newport, Co Mayo was on his last run, when his bright yellow Brennan's Bread Van was stolen & destroyed just hours before he was due to retire. As Seamus is an agent, the van belongs to him & he tells John this morning that he will face the expense of losing it.

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