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    Kathryn Thomas took the ice bucket challenge last week to raise awareness of the Motor Neurone Disease - she nominated Miriam O'Callaghan, Imelda May and Marty Morrissey.

    The John Murray Show Tuesday 7 May 2013

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    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan

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    YouTube Parking Sensation

    A video of an unfortunate woman trying to park her car in a Belfast Street received over 3 million hits on Youtube. For 30 minutes the woman made several attempts to reverse her car in a car parking space & her efforts were captured by students who where watching in a house nearby. One of those students, Ciaran Shannon is on the line to Miriam.

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    Suicide Figures

    In April the Killarney Coroner's court heard six inquests in April, five were returned as suicide. Terrance Casey, is coroner for South & East Kerry & joins Miriam on the line this morning.  Also joining Miriam in studio, is mother Geraldine Kennedy, whose only son died from suicide a week after his 30th Birthday.

    For further information on UCD dates go to the National Suicide Charity Console's website  www.console.ie

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    Young Ballet Dancer

    Miriam's next guest in studio is a young man, who has a very busy summer ahead of him. 13 year old Gearóid Solan is going to the Royal Ballet Summer School for a week & also to the English National Ballet. Gearóid, described as Meath's Billy Elliot, is in studio with his father Ger. Joining us on the line is Gearoid's teacher, Katherine Lewis.

    Gearóid will be dancing in the Civic Theatre in Tallaght with the Irish National Youth Ballet Company this Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Further details www.inybco.com

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:37
      Title: Nancy Spain
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Duration: 3:59
    • 09:37
      Title: The Reel In The Flickering Light
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Performer(s): Christy Moore
      Duration: 4:45

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