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Saw Doctors tops for charity

After almost two decades, the irrepressible Saw Doctors are back on top.

Not since 1991 have the band from Tuam topped the Irish charts. But yesterday they were given the news that their rocked-up version of the Sugababes' hit, 'About You Now', had put them back at No 1.

The success of 'About You Now' has also brought a huge smile to the faces of Leaving Cert girls at Salerno College in Galway. They convinced the band, and local record outlet Zhivago, to donate all the proceeds of the single to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, in memory of their classmate Emily Feeney -- who died from the illness on December 30 last year.

To date, €10,000 has been raised from the CD sales for the Salerno Schoolgirls' Fund.

Manager Ollie Jennings said: "We are delighted to help the girls and such a good cause. Everybody is getting a great kick out of the success of the single. I know there were some people out there who might have thought we were dead. We're having a good laugh at that now."

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