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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 Thursday 15 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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    Eric Lassard - The Game Changer

    Kathryn's first guest this morning may be one of the youngest inspirational speakers in Ireland & he has just published his own book & board game called '12 Elements of the Winner Matrix'. He is 9 year old Eric Lassard, who is in studio with his mother Katie.

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    Eminem Rapper Comp

    One immient gig is conspicuous by its general advert absence & that is the Eminem gig at Slane this weekend,  because the don't have to - it is a sure sell out. Here is a reminder of some of his music & we would like to hear from some of our listeners who would like to give a little shot at rapping a verse of an Eminem song for a prize!  In studio with Kathryn is Matthew Devereux of The Pale rock band & Dublin's own rapper, Collie Collins.

    Our three rappers are Ellen, Conor & Bob.

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    Pen pals with James 'Whitey' Bulger

    Joining Kathryn from our Limerick studio is John Deeley, with an amazing story of receiving correspondence from a man in prison in Boston, no ordinary person but mobster James 'Whitey' Bulger on whether they would be related! The story made front page news of the Boston Herald & a BBC documentary has been made of this fascinating story.

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