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    The John Murray Show and Saturday Night Show are jointly running a music competition - click here for full detailis.  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 Wednesday 8 January 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Miriam O'Callaghan.

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    Keelin Shanley - Lost Wedding Ring

    Now when it comes to personal possessions, your wedding ring is, for many of us, the most treasured thing we own, so imagine how you'd feel if you gave it away by accident. this is what happened to our colleague Keelin Shanley & she's on air with Morning Edition now, but Miriam caught up with her earlier on to hear the whole story.

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    The Savvy Guide to Making More Money - Susan Hayes

    Even at the best of times, making more money can seem daunting. But in the teeth of a recession, it can seem virtually impossible. Miriam's next guest has just written a book called 'The Savvy Guide to Making More Money' & author Susan Hayes is in studio this morning.

    Susan is also co-author of the Leaving Certificate textbook Positive Economics. Her first book for the general public, The Savvy Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom, was published in 2013. Susan is from Cork and has a BSc in Financial Mathematics and Economics from NUI Galway.

     

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    The Taste - Channel 4

    Nigella Lawson brings her US hit tv cookery show 'The Taste' to Britain & Irishman Barry Johnston who appeared as a contestant on Channel 's 4's new tv cookery programme.  Barry joins Miriam on the line from the UK this morning.

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    Mindfulness - Phil McNamara

    This time last year we put a callout to listeners interested in taking part on a mindfulness course with Tony Bates.  It got an overwhelming response from people across the country, from those coming to terms with losing their jobs, overstretched mothers & people who in general couldn't switch off!  Phil McNamara, applied & got a place on the course. Phil joins Miriam on the line this morning

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    'Under My Bed' - actress Sonya Macari

    Next week a host of celebreties & well known faces including David Norris, Mary O'Rourke, Maclean Burke & Celine Byrne are coming together to raise money for Barnardos by telling their childhood stories in a show called 'Under My Bed'. Actress Sonya Macari joins Miriam in studio to tell us more about the show.

    Under My Bed runs from 16th to 18th January in the Smock Alley Theatre, www.smockalley.com tickets are 30euro www.entertainment.ie  & all proceeds go to Barnardos.

     

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