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

    Operation Transformation in association with Safefood...

    Nationwide Walk....
    This year Operation Transformation is teaming up once again with the Irish Sports Council and the Local Sports Partnership to organise a number of special nationwide sporting events. The Operation Transformation National Walk will take place on Saturday 18th January.

    There are over 40 walks taking place with at least one in every county in the Republic so there's no excuse for missing out. The walks are between 3 and 5k in length and start times range between 10.00 am and 12.00 – check the website for details for your county… www.rte.ie/ot

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    Operation Transformation 2014 - 2nd Weigh In

    It is Operation Transformation time again in association with Safefood & we are back in Rua Red in Tallaght.  This morning we'll witness two live weigh-ins before the end of the show with Kathryn Thomas & we will also hear how our six brave leaders are getting on with their fitness challenges & of course we have live music from We Banjo 3. Also joining John are the expert panelists, fitness expert Karl Henry, GP Dr. Ciara Kelly, dietician Aoife Hearne & psychologist Dr. Eddie Murphy.

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    Operation Transformation - Part Two

    John is now now gathered around by leaders of Operation Transformation in association  with Safefood, Paudie, Siobhán, Deirdre, Sarah, Marc & Jennifer - the Operation Transformation class of 2014. Last week they faced their first terrifying weigh-in, and this week we find out if starting the campaign has delivered results, along with expert panel tips & advice.

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    Operation Transformation - Part Three

    Despite the fact that we won't be competing, we have no doubt that many Irish people will travel to Brazil for the World Cup this year. The usual worldwide destinations continue to attract Irish tourists in their thousands. But travel writer Manchán Magan is never one to follow the crowd & he joins John to give his top destinations.

    KLM competition with Stephen Casey & Anne Kerbey as today's contestants, joining us on the line this morning.

    Click Here for Manchan Magan alternative Hot Spots 2014            

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    Operation Transformation - Part Four

    Now, Kathryn Thomas is standing by her scales with experts Dr Ciara, Aoife & Karl Henry are all primed & ready for the 2nd weigh in of leaders, Jennifer & Marc, followed by music with We Banjo 3.

    “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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