The John Murray Show Friday 28 February 2014

The John Murray Show

The John Murray Show

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

Jane Parsons & son Donal

Jane Parsons & son Donal

In many ways it is just a simple story of a young boy's love for his dog but six year old Donal Parsons & Nelly, his springer spaniel have a relationship which goes far beyond that. Donal's mother Jane joins John from our Sligo studio this morning.

For any information about Donal & his book go to

http://donalparsonstrust.com/donals-book/

         

Music & Chat with band Red Empire

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.

Niall Slattery - Football Hooliganism

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).

 

Music Played on the Show

Small Mercies

Small Mercies

Red Empire

3:20

Get Down Tonight

Get Down Tonight

Red Empire

3:30

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