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    Kathryn Thomas took the ice bucket challenge last week to raise awareness of the Motor Neurone Disease - she nominated Miriam O'Callaghan, Imelda May and Marty Morrissey.

    The John Murray Show Friday 6 September 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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    Winter Mountain - Music & Chat

    Miriam's first guests this morning are two young men, one English the other Irish who are both singer/songwriters who met by pure chance one night on a train station in Chicago. Marty Smith & Joseph Francis were both broke but intent on making their way by rail to Memphis, Tennessee, the birthplace of rock n'roll. In studio with Miriam are Winter Mountain. www.wintermountain.co.uk

    Upcoming gig dates:

    06-09-13 - McGrorys, Culdaff

    07-09-13 - Cyprus Avenue, Cork

    10-09-13 - The Errigale Inn, Belfast

    11-09-13 - Whelans, Dublin

    12-09-13 - The Spirit Store, Dundalk

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    Belfast Playwright Marie Jones

    Marie Jones is well known for Stones in his Pockets, Women on the Verge of HRT, A Night in November,& Marie joins Miriam in studio to talk about the tour in Ireland  of her latest play ' Fly Me To The Moon'.

    Date & Venues of Tour

    September -Mullingar Arts Centre, Tues 10th / Garter Lane Arts Centre Waterford, Wed 11th / Bernard Shaw Theatre Carlow, Thurs 12th / Watergate Kilkenny TBC, Fri 13th / Source Thurles, Sat 14th / Tues 17th TBC / Roscommon Arts Centre, Wed 18th / Pavillion Theatre Dun Laoghaire Thurs/Fri 19th-20th / Glor Ennis, Sat 21st / Tues 24th TBC / Town Hall Theatre Galway, Wed 25th - Sat 28th September.

    October - Civic Theatre Tallaght, Tues 1st Oct - Sat 5th / Draiocht Blanchardstown, Tues 8th / Wed 9th TBC / Solstice Navan, Thurs 10th / Ramor Theatre Virginia, Fri 11th - Sat 12th / 14th to 16th TBC / Hawks Well Sligo, Thurs/Fri 16th - 17th / Grianan Letterkenny, Sat 19th-Sun 20th October.

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    Hurling Cork v Clare Quiz

    To celebrate this year's hurling final, we have two wonderful hotel giveaways for Cork & Clare people only - one for Fota Island in Cork & the other in Dromoland Castle in Clare. Joining Miriam on the line is Noel O'Callaghan from Cork & Sharon McMahon from the banner county Clare, who got in touch to take part in the quiz. 

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    Elvis Impersonator for Guinness Book of Records

    Well the King may have left the building sometime ago, but one man in Tramore, Co. Waterford is going for a world record of being the longest ever performing Elvis impersonator. Rocky Mills joins Miriam on the line this morning.

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    Focus Ireland & Lord Mayor of Dublin

    Now he is usually more used to the plush offices of the Mansion House, but next month on Oct 18th The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisin Quinn will take his sleeping bag & spend the night sleeping rough, all in aid of the homeless & Focus Ireland.

    For further information go to www.focusireland.ie

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