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    The John Murray Show Wednesday 14 May 2014

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    Castlewood Guest House Dingle

    Yesterday we talked about service in restaurants around Ireland with food writer Ross Golden Bannon, as it happens one of Irelands guest houses has been named the second best in Europe for exceptional customer service by travel TripAdvisor. Helen Heaton, owner of Castlewood Guest House joins John on the line this morning.

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    Sarah Beeny English property developer & broadcaster

    With the Home Renovation Incentive Scheme we can see a lot of small & medium scale building work on estates around the country.   A lot of us seem to be extending, painting or updating our houses. Joining John this morning is Sarah Beeny, who knows more than most about doing up properties.  Sarah is the presenter of Channel 4's Property Ladder & more recently Double Your House for Half the Money.

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    Big September - music & chat

    Bray comes to Donnybrook in the form of Big September, normally a five piece, but four of them are playing for us today, Scotty O'Neill, Dave Butler, Cillian Duane, Graham O'Neill & the fifth man is Dan Smith. Scot & Dave chat with John before they perform their song The Preacher live in studio.  More infromation on www.bigseptember.com

         Big September have released their Debut album ‘Ballroom Addicts’ last Friday - Album Launch in The Academy, Dublin Saturday 17th May

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    Three Young Entrepreneurs

    Joining me from our Sligo studio are three transition year students at Mercy College in Sligo to tell us all about their business, 'Brace Youself' & how they came up with it?  Rianne Keaveney, Róisin Shaw & Sinead Fitzsimon will be representing Ireland in Estonia & Vienna over the coming months!

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    Joyced - National Concert Hall

    If he were alive & well today, would James Joyce, one of Ireland's greatest writers who also loved music & possessed a sweet tenor voice, enter shows like the X Factor or The Voice of Ireland!  In studio with John is actress Katie O'Kelly who's show Joyced, written by her father Donal is on National Concert Hall this Friday 16th May.

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    National Dairy Council Comp in association with Supervalu

    To celebrate National Dairy Week & all the goodness of Irish Dairy Products in Association with Supervalu - each day this week you have an opportunity to win the following prize - A € 1,000 Ballymaloe Cookery Experience Voucher each day from May 12th to 16th.

    Todays winner is Maurice Olwill.

    “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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: The Preacher
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Big September
      Performer(s): Big September
      Duration: 4:20

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