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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 Thursday 21 November 2013

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    The John Murray Show

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

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    3 Sopranos- Gala Performance - Claudia Boyle

    This morning The John Murray Show is delighted to announce that our now annual 3 Sopranos Christmas Gala concert will which takes place at National Concert Hall with RTE National Symphony OrchestraClaudia Boyle who replaces Celine Byrne (who has a prior engagement on that evening) December 19th. Claudia will be joining Regina Nathan & Cara O'Sullivan & Claudia is in studio this morning for a chat & performance.

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    Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards - Maggie O'Farrell

    Maggie O'Farrell's latest novel 'Instructions for a Heatwave' is set in the hot summer of 1976. It is the sixth novel from this multi-award winning writer & it's one of six books nominated for our category at the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. Joining John from a studio in Edinburgh is author Maggie O'Farrell.

         

     

     

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    Iconic Photos - Billy Strickland

    It's 25 years since Billy Stickland, the country's foremost sports photographer, set-up his agency Inpho, with co-founder, James Meehan. They've brought out a collection of their most memorable, iconic photos from the last quarter century & Billy's in our Cork studio to take us through the ones that - once seen - are impossible to forget.

    The book is called Heroes & it is ONLY available online from the Inpho website: www.inpho.ie/book

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    AIG - All Blacks Competition - Commentary

    Since Monday we have teamed up with AIG - the official insurance partner of the All Blacks. We began on Monday with a €200 daily prize until today & tomorrow the four daily winners will compete to win a priceless "All Blacks experience" for two people from AIG. In studio with John is Michael Corcoran will be the judge of our listeners today as they do their own 'rugby commentary'.

    On the line are Jerry Kelleher, James Buckley & Orla Gallagher.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Je Veux Vivre, From Romeo And Juliet
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Performer(s): Claudia Boyle
      Duration: 0:03:30

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