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    The John Murray Show Tuesday 28 January 2014

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    Thomas Keneally - Australian writer

    The Irish-Australian author of Schindler's Ark - the book behind the oscar-winning Schindler's List, is to stage a musical. It is based on the real-life story of an Irish female 'convict' shipped to Sydney in the mid-19th century as punishment for petty crimes. The musical is set entirely aboard a ship called the Whisper with the title of the production is called 'Transport'. Thomas Keneally joins John from a studio in Sydney.

     

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    Brighton Institute of Modern Music

    For a new generation of Irish musicians, a bachelor's degree in Modern Music could just be their ticket to stardom. The Brighton Institute of Modern Music here in The Coombe, centre of Dublin which offers such a degree & has been dubbed Ireland's very own School of Rock. John made a visit there recently.

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    Chat & performance with Jarlath Tinvan (fiddle) & brother Conor (concertina)

    In studio with John this morning is 23 year old Jarlath Tinvan, who is quietly making a name for himself on the Irish Theatre circuit but his talents are not exclusive to acting. An accomplished traditional musician, he is joined by his brother Conor to play a few reels & to tell us about his role in Martin McDonagh's play 'A Skull in Connemara' as Mairtin Hanlon.

    You can see Jarlath Tivnan in 'A Skull in Connemara' which runs all this week until February 2nd, in the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.

            

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Munster Bacon
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Duration: 1:30
    • Title: Trad Reel
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Performer(s): Jarlath And Conor Tinvan
      Duration: 1:10

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