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    The John Murray Show Friday 31 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.

    This morning we are coming from Jackson's Hotel in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, we have on the programme Donegal Manager, Jim McGuinness, a man with a plan!

    Also, we meet up with one of our Underdogs team in Roscommon & a chat with David Shaw Smith on stories of traditional Irish crafts & whether or not they can survive.

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    Jim McGuinness, Donegal Manager

    This morning Miriam speaks to Donegal Manager, Jim McGuinness about his life, how he got where he is today & his plan, which has been referred to as the System, the Donegal Project.

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    The John Murray Show Underdogs

    As part of our Underdogs series we have now selected the two struggling, but spirited sports squads that we will be following for the coming season, providing coaching, updates on crunch games & whipping up local support. John Bela Reilly sends this report when he visited one of the teams earlier this week. St Joseph’s Kilteevan play their first Championship match tomorrow against St Croans in Ballintubber at 5:30pm. We want all 500 odd Kilteevanians to be there!

     

    Plus Miriam speaks to Jim McGuinness & Anne Sheridan, Mental Health Promotion Officer for Donegal about the conference running all day about Sports & Mental Health.

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    David Shaw Smith

    In the late 1970's a film maker & his family travelled all around Ireland, immersing themselves in telling the stories of Ireland' traditional crafts, in a series called Hands.David Shaw Smith is that film-maker & he has revisited some of the craftspeople from the original series for a new series called 'In Good Hands'.  David joins Miriam from our studio in Dublin.

    In Good Hands starts tonight on RTE One TV at 7.30pm.

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:54
      Title: Let Her Go
      Performer(s): Passenger
      Performer(s): Passenger
      Duration: 4:27

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