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    The John Murray Show Monday 11 August 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Kathryn Thomas

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    Philip Cavanagh rowed the Pacific

    Kathryn's next guest is a world record breaker, having successfully rowed the Pacific Ocean in 45 days in the inaugural Great Pacific Race, becoming the first Irishman to do so.  In studio with Kathryn is Philip Cavanagh.

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    Volunteers with a love of birds

    Joining Kathryn on the line this morning is a man looking for volunteers, Michael Ryan provides a service on a donation basis only, where white doves are released to commemorate weddings, anniversaries & funerals or any occassion. Michael, from Blunclody in Wexford, explains to Kathryn why he set up this service.

    www.freewhiteangeldoves.com

    Console - national suicide charity www.console.ie

    Console Helpline - 1800.201.890

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    Frankie Gavin & De Danann

    This Friday the John Murray Show will be at the Fleadh Cheoil in Sligo, broadcasting live from a restaurant A Casa Mia in the Italian quarter of Sligo.

    This morning we are joined by some of the biggests stars of the Fleadh, Frankie Gavin & De Danann from our Galway studio, for a chat & performances.

    “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

    • Title: Calico Skies (Live)
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin/De Danann
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin/De Danann
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: The Queen Of Sheba
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin/De Danann
      Performer(s): Frankie Gavin/De Danann
      Duration: 3:00

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