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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 Tuesday 24 June 2014

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

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    Actor Jason Durr & Hercule Poirot

    Our listeners may of course may remember John's next guest, actor Jason Durr who played PC Mike Bradley in the tv series Heartbeat for many years. Jason is here in Dublin to play the star role as the famous Belgian detective Herucle Poirot in 'Black Coffee', at the Bord Gais Theatre in Dublin.

    ‘Black Coffee’ runs at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre from  June 23 to June 28. Booking at Ticketmaster, from the theatre on 01 677 7770 or via www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

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    Environment the Musical

    Andrew Lloyd Weber has proved that you can write a successful musical based on all sorts of subjects, cats included, but my next guest has decided to write a musical based on environmental concerns. Her name is Annette McNelis, she's from Buncrana in Donegal & she joins us from the BBC Radio Foyle studio.

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    World Cup Supports Club

    This morning joining John on the line are our football fans, for the Netherlands, Eithne Molloy & for Chile, Shane Kearney for their reaction to their teams in the world cup so far. John also speaks to possibly the first user of vanishing spray in Ireland, referee Bryan O'Kane.

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    Inspiration for a song

    A few months ago John spoke to Garth Brooks as he announced his summer series of concerts at Croke Park. John's next guest Valerie Bowe, tells us how that interview inspired her to write a song.

    If you require a CD copy of this programme please e-mail tapes@rte.ie. Transfer fees and terms and conditions apply.

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