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    The John Murray Show Thursday 6 February 2014

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

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    Operation Transformation's Marc - incurable romantic

    Regular listeners will know that Marc Gibbs is one of our leaders in Operation Transformation, but it turn out that he is also very romantic as he reveals to John how a certain girl waiting under The Eason's clock caught his eye.

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    Pretty Plates - renting china collection from home

    In studio with John this morning are Jess Rochefort & her husband Hugh. From Sligo they are here to talk about how Jess went from collecting china delph, to setting up a business called Pretty Plates, hiring out her china for weddings, tea parties etc.

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    Discover Ireland - Romantic breaks competition

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner and all this week we have teamed up with DiscoverIreland.ie to offer you a chance to win a fantastic romantic break for two. Today's prize is a romantic two night break at the beautiful Castlemartyr Resort in Co. Cork. Joining John on the line is contender Margaret Gleeson from Navan.

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    Martin Wright - former drug trafficker

    The term drug mule has been in the news in recent times with the story of the two Irishwomen in Peru, serving time for trying to smuggle cocaine out of the country. John's next guest,Martin Wright knows all about this as he explains to John why.

    “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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