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    Kathryn Thomas took the ice bucket challenge last week to raise awareness of the Motor Neurone Disease - she nominated Miriam O'Callaghan, Imelda May and Marty Morrissey.

    The John Murray Show Friday 18 October 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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    Jimmy Magee autobiography released later this year

    Miriam's first guest this morning is Jimmy Magee, RTE's Memory Man, who has been commenting on tv for the past 50 years on many major sports events. With no intention of hanging up the mic & headset anytime soon, Jimmy talks to Miriam about his book & the phrase he coined 'different class' & the sports people he believes are worthy of that term.

    Jimmy's Autobioghraphy 'Different Class - My Favourite Sporting Memories' - by Jimmy Magee with Jason O'Toole.

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    Equinox - Europe's hottest Jazz Band fronted by a Dubliner

    Though legally blind Dubliner Johnny Daly became a founding member of one of Europe's hottest new jazz acts, Equinox. Just back from Amsterdam they are described as 'cool & lucid, exciting & virtuosic - a joy to hear' & are about to embark on a nationwide Irish tour. (Jimmy Magee also gives us an impronto performance by singing with Equinox).

    Equinox have recently released their second album 'Face the Music' & can be seen on their nationwide tour

    Galway - Town Hall Theatre - Sat 19th October

    Waterford - Theatre Royal - Wed 23rd October

    Dublin - The Sugar Club - Sun 3rd November

     

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: As Long As There's Music
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Album: Face the Music
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: These Are Soulful Days
      Composer: Lee Morgan
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Performer(s): Equinox
      Duration: 3:00

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