Mornings With Dave Fanning

Mornings With Dave Fanning

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davefanning@rte.ie

The John Murray Show Tuesday 20 August 2013

The John Murray Show

The John Murray Show

A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle features with Kathryn Thomas

Rose of Tralee Proposal

Rose of Tralee Proposal

Well if you were all watching the Rose of Tralee last night, you would have seen the water cooler moment of the night that everyone is talking about is when New Orleans Rose Molly Molloy-Gambel was surprised by her fiance Kyle who got down on one knee & proposed in front of half a million people! On the line to Kathryn is Molly, New Orleans Rose & the host himself, Daithi O'Sé.

Music & chat - Minnie & The Illywhackers

Music & chat - Minnie & The Illywhackers

We now have a band fronted by a woman who used to play the ukulele to patients at a psychiatric clinic in San Francisco where she worked. Angie now plays the ukulele in a jazz, blues & country group called 'Minnie & The Illywhackers'.

Minnie and the Illywackers play the NCH on Thursday & they’re playing the Ukullooey Festival in Dun Laoghaire on Sunday.


They’re releasing their debut album “Make me Yours” on Thursday Setempber 5th at Dublin’s Grand Social Club.

For information on ukulele lessons email littlestrummers@gmail.com

 

'Louise' talks about her desperate life of drugs

'Louise' talks about her desperate life of drugs

Kathryn's next guest in studio is a former user & dealer of drugs who has made a remarkable transformation & to protect the anonymity of her children we are calling her Louise. Louise tells Kathryn about her family life, drugs & how The Coolmine Therapeutic Centre had a big part to play in her recovery.

Niamh Shiels - Project Bacon

Niamh Shiels - Project Bacon

Niamh Shiels has spoken about her adventures in food writing & about her blog 'Eat like a Girl' on our programme last year about something that's very dear to the Irish palate... bacon! This morning she tells us how she has taken her love of the humble rasher a step further...in what she calls  “Project Bacon”.


Niamh will be running bacon master-classes in London and in various venues around Ireland in the coming months. She’ll also be speaking at the “Theatre of Food” at the Electric Picnic.

Full details about those events : www.eatlikeagirl.com

Turmoil in Egypt

Turmoil in Egypt

A state of emergency is in force in Egypt amid turmoil following a crackdown on Islamists in which hundreds have died. Almost 900 people, including more than 100 soldiers and police, have been killed since the authorities forcibly dispersed Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins in Cairo last Wednesday. Irish-Egyptian TV star Baz Ashmawy has been expressing concern for his family living in Egypt & Kathryn is joined by Baz’s sister Mahy.

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