THE gang at The Marina Inn in Dingle have been busy discovering new talent with their January Karaoke Competition and the second round, which was held last Friday night, showcased some up and coming stars from the area.
According to musician Thomas Kavanagh of The Marina Inn, after a "sleepless weekend" of deliberation, the judges have finally come to a decision as to the ten finalists who will compete in the grand final this coming Saturday at 9.30.
The finalists are: Belinda Hutchinson, Geraldine Flannery, Jeannie McGartland, Clionadh Dorgan, Gearoid Ryle, Johnny Smallwood, Riona O'Madigan, Jimmy Flannery, Caroline Manning and Katriona O'Dwyer and each finalist will perform two songs on the night with the winner being announced at the end of the evening's proceedings. According to Thomas, overall the competition has been a great success and all and sundry are invited along to The Marina Inn this Saturday night for a great night's entertainment and to see who will be crowned West Kerry's Karaoke King or Queen. The action gets underway at 9.30pm.