Christie Hennessy Song Competition – Live Final

Christie Hennessy Song Competition
Live Final
Saturday 15th October – 9pm
The Brandon Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry

On Saturday 15th October, the final of the Christie Hennessy Song Competition will take place in the Brandon Hotel. Ten finalists selected from almost 200 entries across Ireland will perform their original songs in front of a live audience and a panel of expert judges. The winning songwriter will be presented with a cheque for €1,000 on the night, courtesy of Holiday Tralee plus a recording session at the renowned Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin with writer/producer Rob Burke, courtesy of Tony Perrey and the Windmill Lane team.
The live final of the Christie Hennessy Song Competition takes place as part of A Celebration of Christie Hennessy, a series of musical events hosted by IMRO taking place in Tralee from 12th – 15th October as a tribute to one of Tralee’s most famous sons.
The ten finalists taking to stage on the night for a chance to win this prestigious prize are:
Fiona O’Neill – Song: “In the Country”
Evangeline O’Neill – Song: “Forever Never Ends”
Ross Breen – Song: “Free Spirit”
Kieron Cox – Song: “Mad Feeling”
Paul McDonnell – Song: “Superman”
Dave Molloy – Song: “I Would Never Leave your Side”
Paul Mulligan & Jim Rooney – Song: “The One That Got Away”
David Murphy – Song: “Watching Over”
Ian O’Doherty – Song: “Profit”
Donnacha Toomey – Song: “Head in the Clouds”
Entry to the live final is free of charge, but due to limited capacity, booking is advised. To reserve a place in the audience, email IMRO at ei.ormi@pihsrebmem or phone 01 661 4844.
For further information on the various events taking place in Tralee this October 12th – 15th as part of A Celebration of Christie Hennessy, contact IMRO at 01 661 4844 / ei.ormi@pihsrebmem.
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