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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 Thursday 5 June 2014

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    Kavanaghs Pub in Lonely Planet top 50

    Two of Europe's top 50 secret sports for travellers are to be found in Ireland, according to the Lonely Planet guide.   At number 5 is the hidden beauty of Kerry's Cromane Peninsula, while legendary Dublin pub, John Kavanagh's pub (known widely as The Gravediggers Pub), is up there at number 6.  On the line to John this morning isCiaran Kavanagh.

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    The Hot Sprockets- performance & chat

    In studio this morning for performance & chat are Dublin band The Hot Sprockets.  Members Tim Cullen, Wayne Soper, Frankie Kelly & Andrew Sutton (missing member today is Joey Lynch) all share a love of rock & roll music, the kind that is haunted by ghosts of rhythm & blues! Their album The Button Factory is launched on June 7th.

    For more information on The Hot Sprockets go to www.hotsprockets.com

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    Traveller Aideen Hand

    The last time John spoke to his next guest, she was on a career break from her job as a primary school teacher & has spent many months travelling through Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Dubai & was about to embark on another journey - chasing storms & tornadoes across America.  On the line to John is Aideen Hand.

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    World Cup Supporters for John Murray Show

    The World Cup gets underway this day week & we are looking for a team of John Murray Show listeners, to give us a unique inside look to the 32 countries taking part. We need a listerner per team to rally full support & it must be a team that you have in someway a connection with. Joining John on the line are four listeners to talk about their team.

    For Germany- Cora Molloy, Italy - Paudie Sheahan, Brazil - Paolo Oliveira & Netherlands - Eithne Molloy.

    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: Crusiin
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): The Hot Sprockets
      Performer(s): The Hot Sprockets
      Duration: 3:15
    • Title: Comin On
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): The Hot Sprockets
      Performer(s): The Hot Sprockets
      Duration: 3:30

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