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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 26 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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    Accumulator Win

    Niall Carew, a former Waterford Football manager, won €170,000 on a €50 accumulator bet with Boylesports

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    Liam Duggan

    Liam has made an extraordinary journey... from being homeless just three years ago to securing a place in Trinity College to start a degree in Business, Economic & Social Studies next month. He talks to Kathryn about his journey back into education

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    Music: Aisling Live in Studio

    On this, her first ever studio album, Hold My Dream, Aisling co-wrote six of the ten tracks and she is deeply flattered by the comparisons of her sound and style to those of the multi-million selling Enya and Clannad. She also sang all the backing vocals which adds to the spirituality, depth and very personal feel of the sound.

    Here she sings Hold My Dream live in studio.

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    Loud Americans

    A café in Waterville, Co Kerry, displayed a notice in the window which banned loud Americans… Well one such loud American, Sheila Flynn, decided to pay it a visit… She’s in studio this morning…

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    Inner City Helping the Homeless

    Anthony Flynn, a bar manager working in Dublin city, saw many homeless people living on the streets every night and he and his friends got together and decided to do something about it. Through Facebook they called out for volunteers and it went from there. Month by month they got more organised and after Christmas they set up a company with a Board of Management chaired by the Lord Mayor with offices in Killarney St. The company is called Inner City Helping the Homeless.

    For further information or to send a donation, click on the following link:

    http://www.idonate.ie/1350_inner-city-helping-homeless.html

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

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Hold My Dream
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Aisling
      Performer(s): Aisling
      Duration: 3:31

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