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    Mornings with Dave Fanning Search for Ireland’s Most Musical Family

    Brothers, sisters, cousins, in-laws, step fathers, grannies – the show is looking for families that play together to enter the competition. Non family members are permitted – as long as family is at the heart of it – as with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

    Send us a 4’00 maximum clip performing the song or music of your choice – it does not need to be an original piece of music.

    Upload it to Youtube and email us the link to

    You also need to send us a 100 word supporting paragraph telling us your story and why you should be chosen.

    The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday  26th August.

    Our final will be held the first week in September and finalists need to be available then to perform before our judges.

    The judges’ decision is final.

    The prize courtesy of Waltons music is a Kurzweil CUP-2 Upright Digital Piano. For more information visit

    The John Murray Show Wednesday 5 June 2013


    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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' .



    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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