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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 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.

    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 a.m.
      Title: Let Her Go
      Performer(s): Passenger
      Performer(s): Passenger
      Duration: 0:04:27

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