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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

    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

    The John Murray Show Tuesday 2 September 2014


    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle.


    Danger Is Everywhere

    A new children's book is about to hit the shelves. It's called 'Danger Is Everywhere' and is published by Puffin Books. It was written by comedian David O'Doherty and illustrated by Chris Judge and they're both in studio this morning with John


    Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin

    Dublin is a city that we all have a relationship with and opinions about. Dublin City's landscape has changed drastically in recent decades but that's not to say history hasn't repeated itself as Dublin boundaries were expanded by planners during the boom years. Karl Whitney has been described as "Dublin's best psycho-geographer since James Joyce" and his first book 'Hidden City: Adventures and Explorations in Dublin' has just been published. Karl joins John to tell him more.



    Photographer Tony Kinlan and his drown with John Murray

    Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, are becoming increasingly common in our skies. Drones fitted with cameras took some unforgettable photographs from last weekend's Electric Picnic festival; drones went into the poisoned air above Fukushima to assess the damage to the reactors. The Americans are using armed drones against jihadis in the Middle East. Drones are useful but they're also problematic. In the wrong hands they can be used to commit crime or violate privacy. Joining John to discuss their use and misuse are Paul Gorey, who's a lecturer in aviation technology at DIT, and Tony Kinlan, a commercial photographer. For more information on drones you can go to

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 09:44
      Title: Take Me To Church
      Composer: Sinead O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinéad O'Connor
      Performer(s): Sinéad O'Connor
      Album: I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss (Deluxe Version)
      Duration: 3:12

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