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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 2 January 2014

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    Richard Sadlier & Ronan O'Gara

    Admitting that you are under stress or possibly even suffering from a mental illness can often been a very brave decision, particularyly in a higly competitive team sport, one such man is Richard Sadlier. Forced to finish his soccer career early due to an injury, it was a painful and difficult time for Richard, Richard joined John in our Dublin studio.

    Richard Sadlier pictured above

    Rugby legend Ronan O’Gara spoke to both John and Richard from France, Ronan reminded us of how he felt at the time he rugby and what goes through your mind at that time.

    Ronan O'Gara, pictured above in Dublin.

     

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    Patricia Danagher

     

    The awards season gets under way in just ten days’ time with the Golden Globes taking place in Beverley Hills. There’s a bit of Irish interest this year with Michael Fassbender up for Best Supporting Actor; and the film Philomena up for THREE awards including best motion picture drama and best actress.

    Well, unlike the Oscars where more than 5,000 people get to vote, only 90 people get to vote for the Golden Globes and we’ve one of them Patricia Danaher who spoke to John this morning.

    Patricia Danaher, pictured above with Miley Cyrus.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:54 a.m.
      Title: Happy
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Performer(s): Pharrell Williams
      Album: Despicable Me 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), N/A
      Duration: 0:03:40
    • Title: Somewhere Only We Know
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Performer(s): Lily Allen
      Album: Somewhere Only We Know - Single, N/A
      Duration: 0:03:41

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