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    We are offering a  Golden Ticket (pair of tickets for entry to all performances at Kilkenny Arts Festival, 2014) we have an add on  2 x nights in the Lyrath Hotel for the closing weekend of the festival (either Friday15th /Saturday 16th OR Saturday 16th/Sunday 17th ); with dinner on one of the nights and a complimentary spa session. Value is €1,000, Total prize value is €3,000. Tune into the John Murray Show for details and click here for the Terms & Conditions

    The John Murray Show Friday 2 May 2014

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

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    Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan

    Tommy Tiernan is continuing his 'World Tour Of....' Ireland gigs & he is taking a little rest en route as he joins John in studio this morning.  He was in Cavan last night & will start the Kerry tour at the Gleneagles Ballroom in Killarney tomorrow.

    For information on Tommy's tour gigs go to www.tommytiernan.com

    (Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan has repeatedly broken all Irish box office records by selling out in venues across the country including current record of 150 dates in Dublin's one thousand seat theatre, Vicar Street and a hugely succesful performance in front of 4,500 people in The Marquee in Cork)

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    Music & chat with Kate Rusby

    She has been described as the Queen of Folk & for the last 20 years she's been beguiling audiences with her beautiful voice. Kate Rusby is in our studio in Belfast live this morning to play for us ahead of her concert at the National Concert Hall tomorrow evening.


    National Concert Hall - Saturday 3rd May - 7:30PM  www.nch.ie 

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    Author, broadcaster Richard Fitzpatrick

    'Congratulations' written by Phil Coulter & performed by Cliff Richard was on course to win the Eurovision in 1968, but it didn't.

    Joining John on the line from Barcelona we have Richard Fitzpatrick who has made a documentary on why Sir Cliff didn't win on that fateful night in 1968. His radio documentary 'The Year General Franco Stole the Eurovision' will be broadcast tomorrow evening 6pm on on RTÉ Radio 1 & is also available at www.rte.ie/doconone

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Good Man
      Composer: Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: The Lark
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Performer(s): Kate Rusby
      Album: The Girl Who Couldn't Fly
      Duration: 6:22

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