Monday 21 October 2019

Orla McDermott is a star

Last Sunday, young Drogheda singer Orla Mc Dermott wowed the audience and the judges on TG4's Junior Eurovision with her stunning cover of the Cranberries classic Linger or Fuairú as Gaeilge..

Orla put her heart and soul into her performance of the song made famous by the late Dolores Ó Riordain and the Cranberries. scoring an impressive 10 from each of the judges..

High praise indeed from Chris Green, Gráinne Bleasdale and guest judge eurovision winner Charlie Mc Gettigan who commented that Orla had music in her heart and could do any song justice.

With a top score of 30/30 Orla sails right through to the semi final. Orla was in shock at the result but say a she is ready to give it her all in the semi final which will be aired on 29th September at 8.30 on. TG 4.

Drogheda Independent