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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full details.  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 Wednesday 25 September 2013


    The John Murray Show with Miriam

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Miriam O'Callaghan.


    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!


    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 


    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.

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