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    This week is National Dairy week and we’re marking the week by teaming up with the National Dairy Council to celebrate the quality and excellence of Irish Dairy. On the show we’re going to focus on the fabulous flavour and diversity of cheese.  Supervalu stores across the country will be showcasing the many ways we can enjoy cheese in meals and snacks and the NDC has given us a special prize to help to cheese up your life!

    So to celebrate National Dairy week we’ve got some different cheesy challenges for you this week, with our winners receiving a fantastic prize of a cooking experience to remember with a €1,000 voucher for Ballymaloe House to win each day this week from the NDC.   

    So here’s challenge……..

    All week we’re looking for your cheesiest photo – say cheese and smile and be as creative as you like and email it in to john@rte.ie or tweet @johnmurrayshow ...... We’ll pick our best entry from across the week and announce our winner on Friday.  all entries to be received by 1pm  April 23rd)

    Lots more cheesy challenges and chances to win all this week so make sure you listen in each morning and for more on National Dairy week see www.ndc.ie 

    Competition terms and conditions apply, producers decision is final. See http://www.rte.ie/about/en/serving-our-audience/2012/0222/291673-competition-voting-terms-conditions/
    Prizes 
    Daily prize of a € 1,000 Ballymaloe House voucher. (Mon – Fri)
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    “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.   

    The John Murray Show Wednesday 4 June 2014

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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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