Destinations that Disappoint07/09/14
It is clearly very subjective: one person’s treasure is another’s nightmare. The Trip-advisor Generation is obsessed with rating every experience out of five & there are some destinations however that have a reputation for constantly disappointing its...
Nathan Carter on Brooks Concert Cancellations
Nathan Carter was due to play support to Garth Brooks on Monday & Tuesday nights at Croke Park & he joins John on the line this morning from Spain.
John's next guests are two ghostwriters, Sue Leonard, who has ghostwritten several books & sports journalist Malachy Clerkin & ghostwriter to Ruby Walsh' autobiography.
World Cup Supporters Club - Semi-Finals
This morning John speaks to Paolo Oliveira for Brazil & Cora Molloy for Germany for their reaction to last night's World Cup semi-finals with Brazils' record-breaking 7-1 defeat by Germany!
In Ireland we always celebrate & visit the many natural wonders & marvels that exist on our doorsteps but what about the places we should visit! John is joined in studio by practising engineer Tim Joyce, who features on the tv series 'Building...
Veronica McSwiney is a concert pianist who has played all over the world for many years. She is well used to public performance, but just over two years ago she stopped playing the piano altogether. She will play her first public recital in some time...
World War II Hero found
The melting of a glacier in Alaska has led to the solving of a 62 year old mystery of what happened to an Irishman who disappeared in a military plane crash, Eugene Smith was born in Lavey, Co Cavan & had becom a hero in World War Two & John is joined...
World Cup Supporters Club
It was another weekend of intense world cup action, not the best of games but plenty of talking points. On the line to John are Paolo Oliveira (Brazil) Juan Carlos Guaqueta (Colombia) & Cora Molloy (Germany).
author Greg Baxter
John's next guest in studio is author Greg Baxter. Born in Texas in 1974, he lived for a while in Dublin but now lives in Berlin. Greg's third novel is titled 'Munich Airport'.
Productivity & Working Hours
Council staff in the Swedish city of Gothenburg are about to take part in an experiment, which, if successful, could revolutionise life for everyone. To work a six-hour working day for 1 yr, which in turn will create more jobs, increase productivity &...
15 Smiles - Mark McMahon
A new project by two teenagers from Dublin 15 looks at how we experience mental health issues. The project from Barnardos’ Amplifying Voices programme, aims to make people smile more through the use of uplifting & inspiring quotes & images. The...
Music & chat with a band from Seattle
Nirvana's original drummer was Chad Channing, who now fronts a band called 'Before Cars' who are on a European tour this month. They join John here in studio for a chat & performance.
An American in Dublin - Glenn Kaufmann
John's next guest is the author of a very interesting blog called An American in Dublin & Glenn Kaufmann joins John in studio to talk about the differences between our countries.
RTE Washington Correspondent
Caitríona Perry got the job based in one of the the most important capital in the world & she joins John this morning to tell us what the first few months have been like.
Garth Brooks Concerts
Joining John on the line is our number one Garth Brooks fan, crane driver Barry Kelly on the latest concert news & also we have Mark Farrelly, from Killinkere GAA football club in Cavan to tell us about their letter they sent to Aiken Promotions,...
Romance outsourced - song for Aaron
Last week we spoke to John McKiernan from the website 'Romance Outsourced' who lives in Australia & writes, performs and records personalised love songs. On the line this morning we have Clare Smith her boyfriend Aaron Barry & we are also joined John...
Author Louise O'Neill's debut novel
John is joined in studio this morning by Louise O'Neill, from Clonakilty in Cork. At just 29 years of age, Louise had many agents fighting over her, for her debut novel & has recently struck a major publishing deal. The title of her book is 'Only Ever...
New York Paramedic
Many of you may have heard the story over the weekend of Irish woman Mary Downey, run over by not one but three trains in a NY subway. Joining John from New York is paramedic Niall O'Shaughnessy.
Grease Search for Sandy
Here on the John Murray Show we began the 'Search for Sandy' & joining us in studio is the Director of the show & one of the judges, Tony Finnegan. We are also joined on the line by actor Carl Stallwood.
Philosophy of Travel
Philiosopher Graham Finlay joins John in studio this morning to discuss reasons as to why do we travel?
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