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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 Thursday 16 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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    American R&B singer Alicia Keys

    Recently Miriam got the opportunity to speak to American R&B singer, songwriter & actress, Alicia Keys by phone in New York. Alicia will be in Dublin in the O2 May 22nd 2013. 

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    In honour of Donal Walsh -Dan Curnane

    All the papers this morning carry poignant details of the funeral of 16 year old Donal Walsh. One picture in particular stands out, it is of a young man performing a funeral haka in Donal's honour. His name is Dan Curnane, a 2nd year student in CBS in Tralee & he joins Miriam on the line.

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    Buddhist Meditation

    Millions watched Ireland's Ryan Dolan take to the Eurovision stage in Malmo. After the show he revealed one of his secret weapons in the battle against nerves, was Buddhist meditation. By all accounts it seems to be a growing trend among musicians, actors & performers.  In studio with Miriam are two Buddhists, Aoife Cortney, Theatre Direactor & choreographer & Eileen O'Sullivan, singer.

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