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    The John Murray Show Friday 7 February 2014

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    Ireland v Wales - meeting some Welsh fans

    The big game is tomorrow & last night our reporter Colm Flynn went to Temple Bar to meet some of the Welsh fans! Also on the line are Mel Williams, who has a website www.arrssol.com dedicated to Welsh Rugby fans & Len Drane from the Westbury Hotel in Dublin.

    (Also two of our listeners Catherine O'Connell & Mike Fox give us a verse of Fields of Athenry & Bread of Heaven.)

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    Conor Lyne - Winter Olympics

    Morale in the Irish Camp at the Winter Olympics is high this morning after snowboarder Seamus O'Connor qualified for the slopestyle semi-finals on Saturday & on the line to John this morning is downhill skier Conor Lyne, Ireland's flag bearer at the opening ceremony in Sochi today.

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    Discover Ireland Romantic Breaks Comp

    Valentine's Day is just around the corner & all this week we have teamed up with www.DiscoverIreland.ie to offer our listeners a chance to win a fantastic romantic break for two. Today's prize is a lovely two night break in Killashee House Hotel & Villa Spa in Co. Kildare.

    On the line are contenders, James Carroll, Karin Shea, Angela McCarthy, Ann Hogan, Paddy O'Brien & Ann-Marie Smith.

    Also a song from a young singer/songwriter, Orla Gartland, featured earlier in the week on our programme.

    “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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