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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 16 April 2013

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    The John Murray Show

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

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    Is Idle Nature down to Genes

    Early studies at the Univeristy of Missiouri on rats in cages reveals that there could be genetic predisposition to being bone-idle or being constantly on the go & this could relate to humans too! Joining John for a discussion on this we have on the line Francis Brennan, owner of Park Hotel in Kenmare & from our Cork studio Pat Fitzpatrick, freelance journalist.

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    Retail Theft

    People are stealing from shops like never before, that's what new figures are showing. But it’s not just shoplifting we’re talking about, over the past year businesses have seen an increase in staff dipping their fingers in the till. The Global Retail Theft Barometer is soon to be publlshed & joining John on the line this morning is John Dempsey, Director of Detectag Retail Services.

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    Unusual Fines

    Yesterday we heard about the Chicago woman who racked up a 105 thousand dollar car parking fine & some of you got in touch with your own stories of unusual fines. On the line to John is Michele Buckley to tell us about her fine for beeping the horn!

    “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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