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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 13 August 2013

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Kathryn Thomas

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    Irish Redhead Convention

    Kathryns first guests this morning are Joleen Cronin , founder of the Irish Redhead Convention, Canadian comedian Shawn Hitchins who organised a Ginger Pride Parade & Alistair Moffat, MD of Ireland's DNA to talk about red hair.  One of the more serious parts of the convention is a presentation about the science of red hair & its geograpic spread across the globe!

    To find out more about the Irish Redhead Convention go to www.RedHeadConvention.com

    For more information about Shawn Hitchins www.ShawnHitchins.com

     

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    Herald of Free Enterprise Tragedy

    In studio with Kathryn is Larry O'Brien who was a passenger on the Herald of Free Enterprise when it capsized in 1987.  The Townsend Thoresen ferry left Zeebrugge bound for Dover with 650 passengers on board in 1987, when the disaster unfolded with a death toll of 193 people.

     

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    Colaiste Lurgan Irish Language Summer School

    Micheal O'Foighil spoke to Kathryn this morning about students going to the Colaiste Lurgan , an Irish Language Summer School & learnt Irish in a rather unique way, making YouTube music videos as gaelige which have gathered a lot of hits on YouTube!

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