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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 Monday 22 April 2013

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    Shane Ross, Finian McGrath's 3-event Betting Accumulator

    THE 3 EVENTS ARE....

    1) Sunday 5th May 2013 - Kilkenny v Tipperary, hurling league final: Shane is backing Killkenny @ 8/11 Finian is backing Tipperary @ 5/4

    2) 2000 Guineas Finian is backing Dawn Approach @ 11/8 Shane is backing Cristoforo Colombo @ 10/1

    3) British and Irish Lions Tour to be named captain Finian is backing Brian O’Driscoll @ 7/2 Shane is backing Paul O’Connell @ 5/1

    If all three of Finian’s come in, you’ll get €120 back on a fiver bet. If you put €5 on Shane’s three, and they come in, you’ll win approximately €570

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    Oliver's sketch - government & rejection of Croke Park Agreement

    This morning we find out what the Taoiseach (aka Oliver Callan) plans to do following the dramatic rejection of the Croke Park Agreement by public service unions.

    Oliver Callan is live on stage at the Fairways Hotel, Dundalk, Saturday, May 4th.  www.ticketmaster.ie

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    Shane & Finian's bet

    There is an ongoing gambling competition on Twitter which caught our eye between a somewhat unlikely pair, TDs Finian McGrath & Shane Ross on how they're taking money off each other, backing on soccer & other results!

    The 3-Event Betting Accumulator

    THE 3 EVENTS ARE 1. Sunday 5th May 2013 - Kilkenny v Tipperary, hurling league final: Shane is backing Killkenny @ 8/11 Finian is backing Tipperary @ 5/4

    2. 2000 Guineas Finian is backing Dawn Approach @ 11/8 Shane is backing Cristoforo Colombo @ 10/1

    3. British and Irish Lions Tour to be named captain Finian is backing Brian O’Driscoll @ 7/2 Shane is backing Paul O’Connell @ 5/1

    If all three of Finian’s come in, you’ll get €120 back on a fiver bet. If you put €5 on Shane’s three, and they come in, you’ll win approximately €570

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    Sporting Underdogs

    Last week we launched a search for this year's John Murray Show Sporting Underdog Teams. This morning joining Shay on the line is Pete Gillooly, to talk about his local GAA club, St Josephs (The Joe's) from county Roscommon.

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