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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  Emerging musicians are invited to send in their music to the John Murray Show by email.The John Murray Show decides on a shortlist of the 20 best acts.A panel of experts will reduce the field from 20 to six.

    These six are all played (pre-recorded) on the John Murray Show in a semi-final on Friday, May 16, where the top three are decided by a panel on that show.

    The final three then play live in Studio 8 in the John Murray Show final on Thursday, May 29.The overall winner plays again on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 31. Please ensure the soloist and/or band members are available for these key dates.

    The John Murray Show Wednesday 15 May 2013

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    The John Murray Show

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

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    Finding Love later in Life

    This morning we are going to talk about looking for love later in life. Joining Miriam this morning are a number of people who have been braving the dating game. On the line we have Rachel, from a studio in UK, Virginia Eade, in studio Mary Boyd & Michael Lynch & Daphne Henderson also joins us on the line this morning.

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    Sports Fanaticism

    To those of us with only a patchy interest in sports, the reaction of Man United fans earlier this week to the retirement of Alex Ferguson was pretty extraordinary & that emotional outpouring got us thinking about what it really means to be a fan of a sports club. In studio with Miriam is Dr. Tara Magdalinski is lecturer at UCD’s Centre for Sports Studies.

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    Boy from Brazil

    Now how far would you go to meet your hero, Would you travel across the country,wait up all night for tickets or go even further? Miriam speaks to a big fan of Sharon Corr, Ivo Marcio Silva Ferreira, who recently travelled all the way from Brazil to Ireland to meet Sharon.

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