Mornings With Dave Fanning

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    Mornings with Dave Fanning Search for Ireland’s Most Musical Family

    Brothers, sisters, cousins, in-laws, step fathers, grannies – the show is looking for families that play together to enter the competition. Non family members are permitted – as long as family is at the heart of it – as with The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem and The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

    Send us a 4’00 maximum clip performing the song or music of your choice – it does not need to be an original piece of music.

    Upload it to Youtube and email us the link to davefanning@rte.ie.

    You also need to send us a 100 word supporting paragraph telling us your story and why you should be chosen.

    The closing date for entries is 5pm on Wednesday  26th August.

    Our final will be held the first week in September and finalists need to be available then to perform before our judges.

    The judges’ decision is final.

    The prize courtesy of Waltons music is a Kurzweil CUP-2 Upright Digital Piano. For more information visit  www.waltons.ie

    The John Murray Show Friday 28 February 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    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).

     

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Small Mercies
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Album: Small Mercies - Single
      Duration: 3:20
    • Title: Get Down Tonight
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Performer(s): Red Empire
      Duration: 3:30

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