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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 Wednesday 15 January 2014

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

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    Aimee Leigh Mc Gullion

    Twenty year old Miss Bikini Fermanagh 2013 Aimee Leigh Mc Gullion, spoke to John Murray this morning. Aimee started modelling at the age of 15 with regular work at events and photo shoots across the country.

    Life didn't run as smoothly for Aimee as it may have looked after she received cyber bulling on a well known social network site. Aimee spoke to John about that horrible period in her life, and the courage she had to get through it all.

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    Dónal Clancy

    Dónal Clancy, son of the late Liam Clancy of the Clancy brothers joined Join live in studio for a chat and to tell us of his new album launching this Thursday, Dónal recorded the album in our studio in Rinn in Dungarvan, his dad had built a studio there which of course is a great place to continue brilliant music.

    If you want to find out more information about Donal, click here to access his website.

    Gig Dates

    January 18, 2014 — 8:00pm

    The Tin Sandwich Band. Shannonside Winter Music Weekend. Courthouse, Sixmilebridge, County Clare.

    January 19, 2014 — 8:00pm 

    Solo Performance. The Spirit Store, George’s Quay, Dundalk, Co. Louth. Tickets available at http://www.spiritstore.ie// and from Spirit Store at 042 9352697 2pm-10pm.

    January 23, 2014 — 8:00pm 

    OFFICIAL CD LAUNCH “Songs of a Roving Blade” — The Local, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford http://www.thelocal.ie/

    Dónal Clancy & John Murray pictured above.

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    Karen Gordon - Roscommon Chocolate

    John spoke to Karen Gordon, once a high flying accountant for major movies in Hollywood, and now runs her own chocolate company in Roscommon called Roscommon Chocolate.

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