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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 26 November 2013


    The John Murray Show

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


    Operation Transformation in Assoc with Safefood

    Yesterday on the programme Kathryn Thomas revealed our first leader, Deirdre O'Donovan & this morning Kathryn will be revealing another leader for Operation Transformation in association with Safefood 2014. Kathryn joins John on the lne this morning & Dr. Eddie Murphy of the expert panel joins us in studio.


    The High Kings - Performances & chat

    Joining John in studio this morning we will have great music & a chat with the High Kings. Their latest album is Friends for Life & having recently made a trip to New York, they are hoping to bring their music to global audiences. for information on their tour dates 


    Pat O'Connell - Fishmonger in Cork

    Pat O'Connell became famous when a photograph of himself sharing a joke with Queen Elizabeth became one of the most iconic images of her historic visit to Ireland two years ago. Pat has written a book about his life as a fishmonger & he joins John from our Cork studio to talk about the Queen & how the O'Connells came to run such a famous stall.

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


    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. 


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

    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 or click here for RTÉ Archives sales form. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Friends For Life
      Composer: The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
      Album: Friends for Life
      Duration: 3:30
    • Title: Johnny Leave Her
      Composer: The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
      Performer(s): The High Kings
      Album: Friends for Life
      Duration: 3:00

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