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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

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    The John Murray Show

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

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    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.

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    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 www.swiftsatirefestival.com

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    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 www.bobturney.com

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    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!

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    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 jmsmusic@rte.ie  Deadline for entries July 1st.

    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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