Zbyzsek Zalinski on Audio Books07/24/14
The digital revolution may have dealt a heavy blow to print, but it is boosting literacy in other unexpected ways by fuelling the explosive growth of audio books. Our own Zbyzsek Zalinski spoke to John about audio books, and details of the clips we...
Modern Seanchai - Storyteller Neil Horgan
Storyteller Neil Horgan, director of a well-known large travel firm struggled with depression and alcoholism but that was all before he became a Seanchai, storeytelling helped him give up medication for depression and staying off alchol.
What Is Your Last Happy Memory?
Our own John B Reilly went out to St Stephen's Green where he asked passersby one single pertinent question, What is your last happy memory? Tell us yours? email John on email@example.com
Finding Bridie 60 Years Later - Michael Freer
Michael Freer, is looking for a woman he met almost 60 years ago when he was visiting Ireland from the UK, and he spoke to John today.
Fur Farming - Rachel Pilkington
She plays the vamp in Ireland’s premier soap Fair City, but away from the drama she is a very passionate animal rights campaigner. Just last week she handed in a 13 page submission to Minister Simon Coveney asking him to ban fur farming. Joining me...
John speaks to explorer, adventurer and acupuncturist Robert Dowdall. He has never let his blindness get in the way of doing the things he loves most, Robert discussed the issues he faced at the time of when he lost his sight.
Bears in Space
You might know our next guest Jack Gleeson from King Joffrey out of Game of Thrones. Jack is taking on Bears in Space, so to tell us more himself and director of Bears In Space Dan Colley joined John Murray in studio.
Faery Tree Cleanup
In olden times they would have been associated with Holy Wells, although the practice goes back into the mists of time. It’s not always good news for the trees themselves though, and John spoke to Carmel Diviney who has started a Facebook campaign to...
The John Murray Show are following the fortunes of teams striving against the odds to succeed in their respective sports & John Murray spoke to Sean Molloy, to get an update on Achill Rovers FC and how their season is proceeding.
A group of scientists from Warwick University have come up with proof that the Danes are the happiest people in the world. We tracked down two Danish people living in Ireland to see if they indeed are happier Inge Buckley and Susannah Keller Finn who...
The Misuse of Science Terms - Niamh Shaw
Many words, phrases and ideas have left the world of science and made their way into everyday language and unfortunately, according to scientist and actress Niamh Shaw, they are almost always used incorrectly.
Monty Python Final Show
Paddy McKenna, Lisa Garvey & Eoghan McLaughlin join Shay to discuss the grand masters of the British comedy. Don't worry if you can't make the final show the show will be beamed into cinemas nationwide this Sunday 20th of July at 7PM.
Iconic Irish statue Molly Malone was wheeled away from her home on Grafton Street a few weeks back to make way for the cross-city Luas project, the iconic bronze statue received some vital repairs and bronze cleaning but now resides in Suffolk Street,...
B & The HoneyBoy
B & The HoneyBoy preformed live for Shay this morning.
Maria Fitzgerald - archaeologist
Yesterday a team of archaelogists were called to a site outside the front gates of Trinity College Dublin after medieval remains were discovered. On the line to John is principle archaeologist with the RPA, Maria Fitzgerald.
44th Annual Liberties Festival
The 44th annual event kicks off this week & culminates on Saturday with various activities throughout the legendary Dublin 8 area. The final event is Nighthawks at the Guinness Storehouse Saturday night & John's next guest, Colm Keegan will be on...
Parkbench Series 7
Our series where our own John B Reilly takes to St Stephen’s Green where he asks a number of passersby a single pertinent question - "Are you hiding anything from anyone?”
English actor Stephen Berkoff
English actor, author, playwright & theatre director, Stephen Berkoff joins John from London this morning. As an actor, Stephen is is best known for his performances in villainous role. Steven Berkhoff will be in Dublin between 1 - 6 September 2014...
Have you ever thought about changing your job or giving up a safe regular & possibly pensionable income to follow your passion. This morning John is joined by two women who did just that, Marija Aslimoska in studio & on the line Sinead Deegan.
Singer Songwriter chance meeting in New York
Young Donegal man, Diarmuid McGee was walking down a street in New York, when out of the blue he was approached by a complete stranger. Diarmuid joins John from New York to tell us how this chance meeting landed him playing at Madison Square Garden.
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