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 Thursday 22 May 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Kathryn Thomas.

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    One Direction

    They're the biggest boy band on the planet, playing sold-out concerts all over the world............ and this weekend they're in Dublin.

    Ireland's favourite One Direction member is of course Mullingar's Niall Horan, and his Mum Maura spoke to Kathryn about her excitement in the lead up to the concerts

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    Fair City

    Fair City was pretty tense last night as the storyline involving Dr Judith Dillon and her ex-husband Tommy came to an explosive finale and we were all left wondering....will Bob make it?  Is Tommy going off to jail for a long long time?

    This morning in studio are two of the actors Catherine Byrne and Geoff Minogue in studio and they are joined by phone from America by Bryan Murray.

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    Ultan Conlon

    Hot Press magazine described Ultan Conlon's first album as "the most impressive Irish debut since Damien Rice's O".

    He is in studio to sing 2 songs, one from his new album Songs of Love So Cruel, called "In the Mad..........."  and a cover version of Dancing in the Moonlight.

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    Never Too Old to Surf

    Greg Hastings, who on his 59th birthday, decided to learn to surf and hasn't look back since, talks to Kathryn about the challenge he faced and how he overcame his earlier fear of water

    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: In The Mad
      Composer: Ultan Conlon
      Performer(s): Ultan Conlon
      Performer(s): Ultan Conlon
      Album: Songs of Love so Cruel, DARK SIDE OUT RECORDS
      Duration: 3:26
    • Title: Dancing In The Moonlight
      Composer: N/A Thin Lizzy Version
      Performer(s): Ultan Conlon
      Performer(s): Ultan Conlon
      Duration: 3:15

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