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    We are offering a  Golden Ticket (pair of tickets for entry to all performances at Kilkenny Arts Festival, 2014) we have an add on  2 x nights in the Lyrath Hotel for the closing weekend of the festival (either Friday15th /Saturday 16th OR Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th ); with dinner on one of the nights and a complimentary spa session. Value is €1,000, Total prize value is €3,000. Tune into the John Murray Show for details and click here for the Terms & Conditions

    The John Murray Show Tuesday 30 July 2013

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    The John Murray Show with Miriam

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan.

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    Women Jockeys

    As we all know the Galway Races are taking place this week with over 200,000 people expecting to flock to Ballybrit for the 49 races.

    Miriam talks racing to two of the most successful jockeys in the country, Katie Walsh and Nina Carberry about racing, weddings and injuries.

     

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    Unbored

    Now... It’s summer, you’re at home with your children and you hear the familiar and frankly quite annoying cry of: Mum, Dad – I’m bored! Well fret no more as help is at hand.

    Unbored is the Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun for children. Miriam speaks to its authors Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen.

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    Get Your Book Published

    Earlier this year we teamed up with Kazoo Independent Publishing Services and the RTE Guide, to give you the opportunity to publish THAT book you’ve written but may not yet have had a chance to get published. It’s a prize worth 5,000 euros.

    We had a fantastic response and the winner will be announced at the end of August.

     

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    Branding

    Minister for Health, James Reilly, last week reaffirmed his intention to strip all cigarette packs of their branding next year. He’s following the lead of Australia where all cigarette packs have been branding-free since last December. And the early research from Australia is very interesting: it’s found that smokers find their cigarettes much less satisfying when they come in plain packets. Some smokers have even complained to the manufacturers that the flavour of their favourite cigarette has actually changed.

    We often think of our five senses - taste; smell; touch; hearing; and
    sight – as being somehow objective or impartial… but, in fact, they’re really very malleable and suggestible.

    Consumer psychologist, Colm Carey, from TheResearchCentre.ie explains what’s going on.    http://theresearchcentre.ie/

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:05
      Title: No Frontiers
      Composer: J Maccarty
      Performer(s): Mary Black
      Performer(s): Mary Black
      Album: No Frontiers - Single, Dara, DARACD
      Duration: 3:54

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