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 27 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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    Christy Dignam - Aslan

    Dublin rock band Alsan's facebook page has been given a big thumps up by fans after frontman Christy Dignam posted this message, saying there they are back in rehearsals & hope to be gigging this Christmas. Christy is on the line to Miriam this morning.

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    Comedy Heroes & Music - Katherine Lynch

    Miriam's next guest has had several hit TV series & runs of sold out shows in some of the country's top comedy venues.  She is one of Ireland's all-time most successful comediennes, she is of course Katherine Lynch. While we primarily associate Katherine with comedy, she is a woman of many talents, as her music album 'Settling Dust' contains a lot of original material dealing with themes as diverse as loss, love, fathers & home. Katherine is in studio with Miriam to tell us about her comic heros &  album.

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    Murder & forgiveness - Andy Hynes

    On Monday next on RTÉ One TV Mick Peelo hosts a discussion about forgiveness & one of the people taking part in that programme is Connemara man Andy Hynes whose daughter Siobhán was murdered in December 1998. Local man John McDonagh was sentenced to life in prison in 2001. Andy Hynes joins Miriam from the RnaG studios in Casla.

    Andy Hynes features in BEYOND BELIEF – the TV series presented by Mick Peelo. It goes out on Monday night at 11.15pm on RTÉ One TV, & Monday’s programme is all about forgiveness.

    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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