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    Walking Club - in Ballyheigue Co Kerry

    Now for some highlights now of our walk in Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry last Sunday, organised by Rena O'Connor, where over 800 walkers gathered outside Ballyheigue's community centre ahead of the 10 kilometre trek!

    We have some beautiful photos which were kindly sent on by Mick Harkin and Ciara O’Donnell of  the walk in Ballyheigue which we have put up on our Facebook page and on our website homepage above under the heading Walking Club. 

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    World Cup Supporters Club

    As you know, the World Cup starts tomorrow Thursday June 12th and we are continuing setting up the John Murray Show - World Cup Supporters club for our listeners to support all 32 countries taking part.

    This morning John is joined on the line by Chris McHallem, who will be representing England, for Belgium we are joined by Jan Van Dessel & Ecuador is represented by Chris O'Connell.

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    Singer songwriter Sophie Ellis Bextor

    Murder on the Dancefloor was a massive 2001 hit for John's next guest, Sophie Ellis-Bextor. Sophie will be playing the Westport Festival at the end of the month & she has released a new album called Wanderlust. Sophie joins John for a chat in studio this morning.

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor plays the Main Stage on Sunday the 29th of June at the Westport Festival of Music and Food: www.wesportfestival.com

     

    “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

    • 09:56
      Title: Love Is A Camera
      Performer(s): Sophie Ellis-Bextor
      Performer(s): Sophie Ellis-Bextor
      Album: Wanderlust
      Duration: 4:25

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