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    The John Murray Show Wednesday 5 June 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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    Irish Examiner complaints over Billboard Ad

    The angry protests continue in Limerick this morning in reaction to a billboard campaign run by the Irish Examiner, with suggestions there could be complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland. The Editor of the Examiner, Tim Vaughan, joins Miriam on the line.

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    Whats Your Problem? Canine Conundrum

    Our own John B Reilly has another dilemma for you this morning, he recently spoke to a woman who has had an ongoing canine conundrum. Again we would like to hear from those of you who can relate to this woman's dilemma.

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    Feminism & Dr. Helen Pankhurst

    This week marks the centenary of a very important moment in women's history. In the 1913 Epsom Derby at which Emily Wilding Davison stepped in front of King George the 5th's horse & died, becoming a martyr to the suffragette cause. Miriam's next guest is Dr. Helen Pankhurst from a BBC studio in London.

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    Kevin Curran's début novel

    Irish authors have famously written about Leitrim & Wexford & Dublin city centre, but a novel written by teacher Kevin Curran has set his début novel in his home town of Balbriggan, titled 'Beatsploitation' .

     

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    Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra

    Miriam is joined in studio for performance & chat with two accomplished musical guests, Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra. Moya's daughter Aisling Jarvis accompanies on guitar. Moya's & Cormac's second album is called 'Affinity', released June 7th.

    Moya & Cormac will be playing at the following venues

    8th June @ Celtic Note, 1pm, Nassau Street, Dublin

    18th June @ Steeple Sessions, Unitarian Church, Stephen's Green, Dublin

    22nd June @ Leo's Tavern, Gweedore, Donegal

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