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    RTÉ A POEM FOR IRELAND
    The Best-Loved Irish Poem of the Last 100 Years
    www.rte.ie/apoemforireland

    What is your most-loved Irish poem of the last century? RTÉ A Poem for Ireland is a major new RTÉ campaign which aims to get the public talking about the poems they feel are the most-loved Irish poems of the past 100 years.

    In this era of centenaries, RTÉ looks back at the Irish poems and poets of the past 100 years and asks the public to help us identify the Irish poems of the past century that we love the most. Whether it’s a poem you studied at school and loved; one that stood out for you at a wedding or funeral, a poem you came across at an important moment in your life, or one your father or mother used to recite; whether it’s a love poem, a political poem, a poem about nature, life, loss, emigration, and whether it’s in Irish or in English, it doesn’t matter. As long as it’s an Irish poem, published in the last century, and you love it, then tell us, and tell us why you love it.

    The campaign will be spearheaded by The Works, RTÉ One’s flagship arts show, and RTÉ Radio 1’s The John Murray Show in partnership with Poetry Ireland and An Post.

     

    The John Murray Show Wednesday 1 May 2013

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

    This week on the show - we've celebrating the arrival of Sky Unlimited Broadband to Ireland by giving away bundles of prizes every single day on the show. Sky Broadband offers no download limits so you can upload, download & stream as much as you want & to celebrate its arrival to Ireland Sky have given us some great prizes to give-away on our new competition this week – called 'The Best Guess' Quiz on the John Murray Show

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    Clutter Clear Out

    We have an expert panel in studio with Neil this morning to advise & help you to get rid of all that old stuff that is cluttering up your house & your life!  Declutterer/Interior Designer, Avril Murphy Allen : Couselling Psychologist, Leslie Schoemaker : Fashion stylist, Cathy O'Connor : Chef Tony Keogh & Gardening expert, Joe Hanlon.

    We are also joined by our colleague Colm Flynn who is in Meath with Christine to start off her delcuttering & on the line are listeners Noel Reilly, Siobhan Sheehy & Breda Sammon.

    Also in studio are Clare Quinlan, Oxfam Ireland & Denis Morris, Simon Community, Dublin www.dubsimon.ie & Simon Comm Irel www.simon.ie 

    To donate to Oxfam, take them to your closest branch.  If you're in the Dublin area, Oxfam run a collection service on selected days, call to arrange Solene Rapinel on 087.288. 6894. Dublin area only.

    Book mentioned 'No More Clutter' by Sue Kay.

     

    Before & After ....Christine with friend Mary in Co Meath

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    Sky Promotion Best Guess Quiz

    This week on the show - we've celebrating the arrival of Sky Unlimited Broadband to Ireland by giving away bundles of prizes every single day on the show. Sky Broadband offers no download limits so you can upload, download & stream as much as you want & to celebrate its arrival to Ireland Sky have given us some great prizes to give-away on our new competition this week – called 'The Best Guess' Quiz on the John Murray Show.

    On the line for our quiz are listeners Brendan Regan & Mary Kenny.

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