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    Mornings with Dave Fanning Search for Ireland’s Most Musical Family

    Brothers, sisters, cousins, in-laws, step fathers, grannies – the show is looking for families that play together to enter the competition. Non family members are permitted – as long as family is at the heart of it – as with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

    Send us a 4’00 maximum clip performing the song or music of your choice – it does not need to be an original piece of music.

    Upload it to Youtube and email us the link to davefanning@rte.ie.

    You also need to send us a 100 word supporting paragraph telling us your story and why you should be chosen.

    The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday  26th August.

    Our final will be held the first week in September and finalists need to be available then to perform before our judges.

    The judges’ decision is final.

    The prize courtesy of Waltons music is a Kurzweil CUP-2 Upright Digital Piano. For more information visit  www.waltons.ie

    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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