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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Facing Cancer TV Programme

    Áine Lawlor took some time off work when she was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago & when she returned to work she was fired up to find out more about cancer & how medical research contributed to her treatment. Áine joins John in studio this morning to talk about her two-part documentary 'Facing Cancer' also in studio are two young men Tim Shaffrey & David O'Halloran, who Áine met while making the programmes.

    RTE One @ 22.15 November 7th - Facing Cancer - Part 1 of 2, Áine Lawlor looks at where scientists are in the war against cancer &  discovers how she has benefited from a new era of treatments.

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    Paul Potts - Tenor

    John's next guest is Paul Potts, the mobile phone shop worker from Port Talbot in Wales had a life changing moment when his rendition of 'Nessun Dorma' propelled him to victory on the X Factor Show six years ago. Now a film about his life has hit the cinemas, his autobioghraphy will soon be published & an album released.

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    Wedding with Dogs

    Joining John on the line this morning are a couple who married at a dog rehoming centre, Catherine Keating & Graham Farrell. Catherine & Graham recently tied the knot at the Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre in Dublin last Friday, with 3 of their dogs walking the bride up the aisle!

    “John Murray Show / Saturday Night Show Emerging Music Competition"


    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    1. Talent must be emerging rather than established. Open to those who have not received considerable air-play and/or exposure. Entrants must also normally be resident in the 32 counties.

    2. It is open to all musical genres like punk, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, country, electronic, compositional etc.

    3. A backline and sound engineer will be provided by the Saturday Night Show on the night of the winning performance, May 30, but the winning act will provide their own instruments and drum kit. The winning act will look after their own expenses on the night of the Saturday Night Show performance.

    4. The act must be available to perform on the John Murray Show on Friday, May 29th and on the Saturday Night Show on Saturday, May 30th. 

    TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS

    5. How do I enter? 
    All entries are by email only and should be sent to johnmurrayshowmusic@gmail.com  

    6. What should my entry include?
    Your email should include a short description (maximum 100 words) of the musician or band, a contact mobile phone number and ONE audio file attachment. The audio filename should contain the band/musician name and composition title. The entry should also include a photo of act of approximately 1Mb. 

    Only original work will be considered – no covers or samples. Due to a high volume of entries we cannot give individual feedback on music received.

    7. Which type audio files should I send? 
    Audio files must be sent in high-quality audio, preferably stereo and of as high a production standard as possible as this track is what will be played on the John Murray Show on RTE Radio One. MP3 (192kbps or higher) files only will be accepted. No other file types should be entered as they will not be accepted. Tracks should be no longer than 3’30” in duration.

    8. Can I enter more than once? 
    No. One entry is sufficient.

    9. Deadline for submission? 
    Get your music in ASAP.  Deadline for submissions is 12 noon, Friday, May 8th.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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