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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  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 12 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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    Brenda Fricker & Virginia Gilbert

    Miriam's first guests this morning are Brenda Fricker & Virginia Gilbert. Virgina, a young writer & film director as a busy autumn ahead of her as she is about to publish her debut novel & her first feature length film with Brenda & actor James Fox in the starring roles.

    Virginia's Book 'Travelling Companion' published by Liberties Press    

    Her feature film 'A Long Way from Home' a story of a long married couple Joseph (Fox) & Brenda (Fricker) have retired to the French town of Nimes & live quiet routine lives.

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    What's Next Feature

    We asked our listeners to tell us about new challenges they would love to take on, our the response was huge. Four listeners have been selected & we are now looking for other listeners to team up with these four people to help make their dreams come true.

    The four people selected are Anne Kelleher - get up to speed with a MacBook Computer, Jenny Hill wants to learn how to surf, Geraldine O'Doherty really needs to pass her driving test & Ger Walsh wants to overcome her fear of flying.

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    Ger Carey's Show 'Observations from a Hedge'

    As the Junior Cert results came out yesterday, towns around the country may have seen hoards of teenagers out for the night, girls in their skirts & heels & young lads in their best shirts & aftershave! In studio with Miriam is one man who is fascinated with the behaviour of teenagers, comedian Ger Carey. www.gercarey.com

    Ger's one man show is called 'Observations from a Hedge'

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