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 Friday 20 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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    1913 Lock Out - Sabina Higgins

    On Sunday Sabina Higgins, the First Lady of Ireland, will take part in a theatrical commemoration of the 1913 Lock Out, and she joins me now from Áras an Uachtaráin.

    The performance is in Liberty Hall this Sunday night 22nd Sept
    Tickets, priced €15, are available from the Liberty Hall Theatre: or from: www.ctb.ie

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    Too Much Information - Social Media

    Social media, like Facebook or Twitter or even blogs, make it so easy nowadays to share every little detail of our lives, as young parents are often only too happy to share photos, updates & stories about their new children, but where do you draw the line?

    New York writer Blair Koenig had enough of this over sharing phenomenon & has started blogging about it & she joins Miriam this morning.


    (Blair is also the woman behind a very popular blog STFU, Parents –here in Ireland we can (almost) say it: it translates as Shut The Feck Up)

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    Music & chat with Andrew Hozier

    In studio with Miriam this morning is a young singer songwriter from Wicklow, Andrew Hozier. In the last three years the excitement surrounding singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier Byrne has steadily grown. Andrew performs We Are Young & his own song 'Take Me To Church'. Also we have Chirs de Burgh joining us on the line who is a big fan of Andrews.

    To find out more about Andrew & his music plus EP & future gigs go to www.hozier.com

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    All Ireland Quiz - Dublin v Mayo

    The tension is ramping up for the big match on Sunday - Mayo versus Dublin in Croke Park, two counties with great football pedigrees & also two counties with a great musical heritage, but does that talent translate into good football songs? We have clips of some of the songs to play for you this morning & two contestants for our quiz to win a two night accommodation in one of Dublin's Bewley Hotels www.bewleyshotels.com   & in Lisloughrey Lodge in Cong, Co. Mayo. www.lisloughreylodge.com  

    On the line from Mayo is Sandra Kelly & from Dublin, Danny Keenan.

     

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