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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

    “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.

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