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    The John Murray Show Wednesday 4 June 2014

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

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    Rugby Players & Repeat Leaving Cert Papers in New Zealand

    Two rising rugby stars, Conor McKeon from Dublin & Diarmuid Dee from Limerick will be sitting repeat papers for the Leaving Certificate in New Zealand. As part of a special arrangement, team manager of the under 20's World Cup squad, Hendrik Kruger is doubling up as exam superintendent.

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    World Cup Preview 2014

    The World Cup gets underway tomorrow week, June 12th & the John Murray Show are looking for a listener to adopt one of the 32 countries taking part. We need you to have a connection with the country you are supporting. To get it all started, Fiona Looney joins John in studio with an overview of past World Cups!

    Once signed up there will be a draw for a lovely prize of a weekend away for two people in the Pembroke Hotel in Kilkenny + a bike & hike tour of Kilkenny.

    We will give a replica Jules Rimet Trophy, courtesy of www.mmi.ie

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    Bill Whelan & Sir James Galway

    John is joined in studio by one of our best known musical composers, Bill Whelan. Flautist, Sir James Galway is also on the line from his home in Switzerland to talk about their music collaboration Linen & Lace.

    We also play a music piece specially arranged for this morning's show by Bill Whelan called Evening Ceilí & perfomed by Zoe Conway on fiddle & the RTE Contempo Quartet.

    Tickets for The Bill Whelan Gala Concerts in Dublin & Limerick

    www.nch.ie or www.rte.ie/nso or www.uch.ie

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    Bloom Exhibition - money theft

    Business woman Fiona Falconer joins John on the line to tell us about an upsetting event which took place at their exhibition stall at Bloom Festival when at the end of day while packing up, they noticed a bag was missing.

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