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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 Monday 24 June 2013


    The John Murray Show

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


    Church Art Theft

    Six priceless paintings of the Stations of the Cross were stolen on Saturday from the Church of St. Peter & St. Paul in the small parish of Kiltullagh, near Loughrea, Co. Galway. The theft has left the parishoners devasted, on the line to Miriam is Parish Priest, Fr. Martin McNamara.


    Dublin Comedy Improve

    Tonight celebrates the 21st Birthday of the Monday night comedy club in Dublin. Some very well known comedians have been associated with the Improv over the years & Tara Allen is one of them & is in studio with Miriam this morning.

    Trim Swift Satire Festival 6th July - 3.15 to 4pm Tara Flynn's Loose Women Midday Afternoon Show

    For further details go to


    Bob Turney

    Miriam's next guest is Bob Turney, who was one of London's most prolific burglars, broken into thousands of houses, sometimes several a day. But Bob has turned his life around now working as a probation officer & government adviser, also an author. Bob joins Miriam from a studio in London with advice on how to keep our homes burglar proof!

    Bob Turney has successfully published 5 previous titles, his sixth book 'The Idiot Boy' is a gritty & honest autobiographical account of his life.

    You can pre-order a copy at


    UK Voice Winner Andrea Begley

    Miriam's next guest is Andrea Begley who won the UK's The Voice over the weekend along with a record deal worth one-hundred thousand sterling! Also joining Andrea on the line is her aunt, Philomena Begley, also famous for her singing!


    Castlepalooza - Erora by Tig Linn

    As part of our Castlepalooza music competition, we will be airing the best of your entries here on the show & every act aired will play live at our dedicated stage at Castlepalooza this August bank holiday.

    Send a sample track to  Deadline for entries July 1st.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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