Mornings With Dave Fanning

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    Mornings with Dave Fanning Search for Ireland’s Most Musical Family

    Brothers, sisters, cousins, in-laws, step fathers, grannies – the show is looking for families that play together to enter the competition. Non family members are permitted – as long as family is at the heart of it – as with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

    Send us a 4’00 maximum clip performing the song or music of your choice – it does not need to be an original piece of music.

    Upload it to Youtube and email us the link to

    You also need to send us a 100 word supporting paragraph telling us your story and why you should be chosen.

    The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday  26th August.

    Our final will be held the first week in September and finalists need to be available then to perform before our judges.

    The judges’ decision is final.

    The prize courtesy of Waltons music is a Kurzweil CUP-2 Upright Digital Piano. For more information visit

    The John Murray Show Tuesday 7 May 2013


    The John Murray Show

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


    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.


    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

    Helpline Number 1800.201.890


    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

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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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