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    The John Murray Show Monday 25 February 2013

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    A lively mix of topical stories, human interest and lifestyle features with John Murray

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    85th Oscar Academy Awards

    Oscar nominee Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly from Kerry did not receive an award for the animated film 'Head over Heels', we look back to when we spoke to Fodhla & her father, plus a report from Colm Flynn in LA.  Firstly, on the line to John is RTE Guide film reviewer Michael Doherty, to talk baout last nights ceremony & Irish actress Biddy White Lennon is in studio also.

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    Get Foraging with Wild Food with Biddy White-Lennon

    Biddy White Lennon who was well known for her role as Maggie in the Riordans, also for her cookbooks & food writing, joins John in studio this morning with a challenge for our listeners, to get out foraging for wild food!

    Book: Wild Food Nature's Harvest: How to Gather, Cook & Preserve

    published by O'Brien Press

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    Operation Transformation 5k Fun Run Dublin & Cork

    The 5k run took place in freezing cold conditions in Dublin last Saturday & here is how the Leader of Operation Transformation got on, also on the line to John is former All Ireland hurler, Keven Hennessy you ran the 5k in the Tramore Valley Park.

    “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.

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