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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 Wednesday 25 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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    The Three Young Scientists

    On the line from Prague are Emer Hickey, Ciara Judge & Sophie Healy-Thow, who recently spoke to Miriam as they headed off to Prague to compete in the European Union Young Scientists Competition & last night they beat 38 other countries to win the top prize!

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    Tomi Reichenthal - Belsen Nazi Camp

    At the age of nine, Tomi Reichental was incarcerated in Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in Germany. For over 50 years he didn't speak about the horrific scenes he witnessed there. He lost a staggering 35 extended family members in the Holocaust & his story is told in a new documentary to be screened at the Irish Film Institute, called “Close to Evil”.  Miriam is joined in studio this morning by Tomi & filmaker Gerry Cregg.

    There are a limited number of tickets available so see Gerry Gregg’s film ‘Close to Evil’ which tells Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental’s story of his close encounter a former Belgan-Belsen concentration camper SS officer.

    It’s screening on Sunday, Sept 29th at the IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival – Eustace Street, Dublin 2 at 1:30pm.

    Tickets €9 for more information go to www.ifi.ie 

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    Young actress Chritina Carty

    Joining Miriam from our London studio is Christina Carty who has been welcomed as thenew  character, author Virginia Woolf in Downton Abbey, one of the biggest period dramas to hit our tv screens. Christina talks about her positive experience of being on one of the biggest TV shows in the world.

    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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