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    We are offering a  Golden Ticket (pair of tickets for entry to all performances at Kilkenny Arts Festival, 2014) we have an add on  2 x nights in the Lyrath Hotel for the closing weekend of the festival (either Friday15th /Saturday 16th OR Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th ); with dinner on one of the nights and a complimentary spa session. Value is €1,000, Total prize value is €3,000. Tune into the John Murray Show for details and click here for the Terms & Conditions

    The John Murray Show Tuesday 21 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.


    Competition - Get Your Book Published

    For full details on where to send your manuscripts (please do not send them to the John Murray Show) go to www.kazoopublishing.com

    Also the details are in this week's RTE Guide.

    Closing date of receipt of entries is Sunday 30 June 2013.

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    German Documentary on Danny Healy-Rae

    Kerry County Cllr., Danny Healy-Rae has been campaigning for the relaxation of dring-driving laws for rural Ireland & is attracting international attention. German TV Spiegel have sent a crew to Kerry to make a documentary with Danny & joining Miriam on the line is TV Reporter Roman Lehberger.

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    Libya - Dr Fatima Hamroush

    In September 2011, Dr Hamroush was requested by Libya's interim rulers to establish a health office in Ireland to help treat those wounded in the overthrow of Gaddafi's regime. She was subsequently asked to apply for the role of Health Minister in the new interim government &  and she felt duty-bound to submit her CV. Then she was told she had got the job. “It is like being asked to go to war, like a soldier being called to go to the battlefield." Miriam spoke to Dr. Hamroush recently.

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    Irish Fashion Designer

    Miriam's next guest is Joanna Hynes who has won plaudits for her daring & eye-catching fashion designs. Her fans include Jamelia, Jessie J, Sharon Corr & Daphne Guinness. Joanne says fashion is about newness & joins Miriam in studio this morning to talk about her career todate.

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    Making the Best Cup of Tea

    Making a cup of tea is a casual affair for most people, tea-bag in cup, boiling water, milk, but for purists like Heston Blumenthal, one of the most creative chefs in the world, horrified at this process, invented a new machine to do the job. In studio with Miriam is Arthur Fitzpatrick, Tea Broker in Ireland.

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