Bob Geldof shocked fans when he walked through the doors of the Sweeney's pub on Dame Street, which was hosting a night of music in celebration of its fifth birthday. The Strypes were rocking the venue as they played a gig there when starting out three years ago & joining Kathryn on the line is Evan Walsh.
Recently the John Murray Show launched a nationwide talent search to cast the principal role of Sandy for a new production of 'Grease, the Musical,' which is to play in the Gaiety Theatre in November.
Joining Kathryn in studio are our three judges, Tony Finnegan, director of the show, David Hayes Musical Director of Grease & Susan McFadden on the line from Spain.
The 3 semi-finalists this morning are Lauren Nevin, Tanya Shields & Emma Coast.
Last night saw the end of a wonderful World Cup but it also marked the end of an era when broadcasting legend Bill O'Herlihy hung up his mic for the final time. After a TV career spanning five decades, Bill bade farewell to his three 'amigos' Eamon Dunphy, John Giles & Liam Brady, also to his many, many admiring viewers.
Alistair Ian "Ali" Campbell is a British singer, solo artist & songwriter who was the lead singer & a founding member of reggae band UB40, who sold over 70 million records world wide. In 2008 Ali Campbell left UB40 & embarked on a solo career.
Ali joins Kathryn on the line this morning.
Ali will be in Dublin on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at The Olympia, Dublin
The 2014 World Cup is done & dusted for another four years. Brazil 2014 came to a climax last night in Rio De Janeiro with Germany beating Argentina 1-0. Joining Kathryn on the line this morning are our two supporters from our John Murray Show family of World Cup fans, for Germany Cora Molloy & for Argentina, Andrew Reddin.
Presenter: Dave Fanning