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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 23 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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    Ferguson v Keane

    It's the story that is all over the newspapers this morning, the publication of Alex Ferguson's latest autobiography & his criticism of Roy Keane. The Cork man has hit back by saying that Ferguson does not know the meaning of the word loyalty!  Sports broadcaster & author Eamon Dunphy is on the line to Miriam this morning.

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    Ridiculous Moments in Irish Politics

    There are times when we watch the news and we catch ourselves thinking, 'did that actually happen?' which is also the title of a new book by Paddy Duffy, (columnist & broadcaster from Donegal) which takes us on a journey through ridiculous moments in Irish politics. Author Paddy Duffy joins Miriam in studio.

    Paddy's Book 'Did That Actually Happen? - A journey Through Ridiculous Moments in Irish Politics' is published by Hachette Books Ireland.

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    Bag designer Anya Hindmarch

    She's got five children, a thriving business & David Cameron describes her as 'awe inspiring'. A couple of years ago thousands of people queued for hours to get their hands on one of her bags with the slogan 'I am not a Plastic Bag' on the side. Anya Hindmarch joins Miriam on the line from the UK.

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    Operation Transformation Hopeful Carol Merry

    Yesterday Miriam spoke to Richard Harnett in Kerry who has already applied for this season's Operation Transformation in association with Safefood. This morning Miriam speaks to Carol Merry from Ashbourne, Co. Meath, another hopeful for the 7th series of Operation Transformation.

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    The closing date for applicants has been extended to Friday

    www.rte.ie/ot or telephone Sinéad at 01.864.144

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