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

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    Ann Widdecombe

    When Hillary Clinton joined Twitter earlier this week she described herself as a "glass ceiling cracker." Well I'm joined this morning from London by another cracker of political glass ceilings, novelist, ballroom dancer, former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe.  Her autobiography has been just published titled 'Strictly Ann'.

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    Castlepalooza Festival - Song number 2

    As part of our Castlepalooza competition, we asked you in send in your music to the show & your replies are streaming in, impressed with the quality, production & diversity. We'll be airing the best of it here on the show & every act aired will play live at our dedicated stage at Castlepalooza on the August bank holiday weekend. This morning we play a song from Floorstaff called The Guest.

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    Stress Control

    We've talked a lot on this programme about people reaching breaking point in their lives & how they can access help. Miriam's next guest feels that we should be reaching out to people way before they reach that breaking point & we need to re-think the way we deal with stress. Clinical psychologist Dr.  Mark Harrold, joins Miriam in studio this morning.

    Stress Control - Malahide - starts Monday 16th September 2013

    8.30pm - 10.00pm, in the Grand Hotel in Malahide.

    The course runs for six weeks & there is no charge

    supported by www.malahidecares.ie

    Presentations by Dr. Mark Harrold & Dr. Alison Rooney

     

    “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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