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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 Friday 28 February 2014

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

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    Music & Chat with band Red Empire

    John is joined in studio this morning by a five piece Dublin band called Red Empire, for a chat & performanence.  Frontman Craig Cahill introduces other members of the band, brothers Richie & Deco Connolly, Dessie Finn & Gar McCarthy. They will perform their song Small Mercies & a disco classic from KC & the Sunshine Band, 'Get Down Tonight'.

    Their single 'Small Mercies' can be downloaded today on itunes & googleplay today.

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    Niall Slattery - Football Hooliganism

    The shadow of hooliganism hung over the game of football in England for a very long time, one man who was an active participant, Niall Slattery tells us his story. 

    At a time when football and violence went hand in hand, Niall became part of the most notorious gang in Britain, the Inter-City Firm - a hooligan group drawn from among supporters of London club, West Ham United.  Brought to death’s door himself, he found a way out and underwent a drastic change

    Niall speaks internationally about the life he has lived & he will be speaking at Delvin's Parish Mission in Westmeath between March 18th & 22nd @ 9.30am & 7.30am each day. (Niall is also available to talk to secondary schools about his experiences).

     

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Small Mercies
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Album: Small Mercies - Single, N/A
      Duration: 0:03:20
    • Title: Get Down Tonight
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Duration: 0:03:30

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