The John Murray Show Monday 28 October 2013

The John Murray Show with Miriam

The John Murray Show with Miriam

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

Death of Lou Reed

Death of Lou Reed

Last night we heard the sad news about the death of the cult musician, Lou Reed. Joining Miriam on the line is chef & restaurant owner, Kevin Thornton, who tweeted a photo of himself & his wife, going to a Lou Reed gig in Dublin 35 years ago!

MyPod series with Steve Coogan

MyPod series with Steve Coogan

Recently we spoke to BBC Journalist, Martin Sixsmith, recuited by the family of Irish woman, Philomena Lee, to find her long lost son, brought to life in a new film where Philomena is played by Judi Dench & Martin by actor Steve Coogan, who is here to do our MyPod series with Miriam this morning.

Daniel Goleman, author

Daniel Goleman, author

Miriam's next guest is author Daniel Goleman, a psychologist who first introduced us to the idea of Emotional Intelligence. Daniel's new book: 'Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence' in which Daniel mentions several incidents where he has observed people totally focused on what they are doing in their work, from store detectives to social media experts.

Blessing for Marathon Runners

Blessing for Marathon Runners

As 14,000 brave people are running in the Dublin marathon this morning, on mile 18 in Milltown they can expect a very special cheer coming from Fr. Philip Bradley, PP of Milltown & he joins Miriam on the line now.

Tattoo at 80 years of age

Tattoo at 80 years of age

Miriam's next guest is Nora McLoughlin from Donnycarney in North Dublin, who for her upcoming 80th birthday, decided to do something a bit different, a tattoo of a sweet pea on her arm!

Author Elizabeth Gilbert

Author Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert did what thousands of aspiring writers wanted to do, travelled, wrote a book that sold millions, found happiness at home & made time to research & write an intriguing new novel that is garnering rave reviews, titled 'The Signature of All Things ' &  Elizabeth Gilbert joins Miriam this morning.

Music & Chat with The Sweeneys Men

Music & Chat with The Sweeneys Men

They were one of the great trad bands of the 60's, their influence can be heard on groups from Planxty, the Bothy Band & de Danan & they're back. Joining Miriam in studio are Andy Irvine, Terry Woods & Johnny Moynihan, together known as The Sweeney's Men.

Information for the Sweeney's Men Gigs go to www.andyirvine.com

Music Played on the Show

Pale Blue Eyes

Pale Blue Eyes

The Velvet Underground

5:55

Waxies Dargle

Waxies Dargle

The Sweeney's Men

3:10

Raynard The Fox

Raynard The Fox

The Sweeney's Men

4:33

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