Mornings With Dave Fanning

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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 17 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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    Dublin Guitar Quartet - music & chat

    Miriam's first guests this morning are four fine guitar players, Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, Tomás Ó Durcáin & John O'Shea, also known as the Dublin Guitar Quartet. www.dublinguitarquartet.com

    Upcoming tour dates.....

    Month of September 13th Headfort House, Kells / 14th Chapter House, St.Mary's Cathedral Kilkenny / 19th Riverbank Theatre, Newbridge / 20th Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray /21st Nenagh Arts Centre, Tipperary / 22nd Spiritstore, Dundalk / 28th Triskel Christchurch, Cork

    October 5th South Studios, Dublin / 6th The Model, Sligo

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    Mary Berry

    With over 70 cookery books to her name, one selling over a million copies, Mary Berry has been a familiar presence in Magazine & on TV for decades. Also a judge on the Great British Bake Off, Mary joins Miriam this morning to talk about her autobioghraphy, 'Recipe for Life'.

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    Rory Gallagher Noir

    Joining Miriam on the line this morning are crime writer, Ian Rankin & Donal Gallagher, brother of Rory, to tell us about the very interesting project 'Kickback City' they have collaborated on.

    Kickback City is a CD, a live CD, Ian Rankin's novella, Graphics by Timothy Truman & an audio CD with a recording of Aidan Quinn reading the story.  It will be released in October.

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    'Mrs Brown's Boy's D'Movie'

    Who could refuse the chance to star with the world's favourite mammy, Agnes Brown, as she makes her debut at the movies! Among her chosen boys will be Joe Duffy, Shane Byrne, Simon Delaney & of course, Eamonn Holmes who joins Miriam on the line this morning.

    Alex Ferguson will be in Dublin, Friday 8th November, for a public interview with TV presenter & Manchester United fan, Eamonn Holmes. It is a ticket only evening event starting at 19.30 at the National Convention Centre, Dublin. Tickets on sale Sept 17th from www.easons.com

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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