Mornings With Dave Fanning

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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 Wednesday 19 March 2014

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    The John Murray Show

    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by John Murray.

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    Katherine Lynch

    Katherine Lynch is back on our TV screens next Monday night with a new show called The Centre, and not only is she making television programmes but Katherine is also releasing a single for Mother's Day.

    The great Katherine Lynch, singer and comedian pictured above.

    ‘The Centre’ starts on RTÉ Two TV next Monday March 24th at 10.00pm, Katherine's new album is called "Setting Dust".

     

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    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin - 2,400 Mile Rowing Expedition

    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin, 26 year old doctor from Castleknock living in London spoke to John this morning about her great expeditition, an event they call the 'Biggest, baddest human endurance challenge on the planet'.

    Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin pictured above.

     

    All American Quiz Winner's Trip

    Paul Kelly won our All American Quiz a few weeks ago and so he and his daughter Claire got to spend St Patrick’s Weekend in Chicago, courtesy of Universal Music. Paul is a taxi driver and he spoke to John on the phone today about how the trip went.

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    Irish in Chicago

    Our own John B Reilly went out to Chicago for the American opening of the new dance musical from the creators of Riverdance. When John was in Chicago, he meet a number of Irish people who have made Chicago their home.

    Professional boxer Henry Coyle from Geesala, County Mayo also spoke to John Reilly in Chicago. Henry won the WBF light Middleweight title in Castlebar in 2011.

    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

    • 09:36
      Title: Glenroe Theme
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Duration: 2:27
    • 09:37
      Title: The Third Man Harry Lime Theme
      Duration: 2:26

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