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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 Tuesday 6 August 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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    Brave 9 Year old saves toddler

    Miriam's first guest this morning is a very brave 9 year old Alannah Bermingham from Dublin, who did a most courageous act by rescuing a very young toddler in their hotel swimming pool while on holidays in Austria. Alannah is in studio to tell us all about it, along with her parents Aisling & Niall.

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    Highlights from Castlepalooza Festival

    Kathryn Thomas reports from this year's Castlepalooza Music Festival held in Tullamore on Sunday last, here are a few of the songs performed, which were selected from a number of entries sent in by our listeners to the show.

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    Irish film Director Declan Lowney

    Miriam speaks to Irish director Declan Lowney about his delight in directing the much-anticipated Alan Partridge movie, 'Alpha Papa'. The film is based on British comedian Steve Coogan's cult TV chat show host. The film is due to be released August 7th.

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    Mark Graham & Fossetts Circus

    Over the past couple of weeks Mark Graham, Ireland's festival aficionado, has been sending us reports on some of the quirker things people are up to this summer. Last week he reported from a campsite located on the edge of Dublin's M50! This week he's dropped into Fossets Circus in Tramore, Co. Waterford.

    www.fossettscircus.com

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