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WATCH: Irish school students join Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding choir in surprise rendition of 'Stand by Me'

This choir from Mount Sion CBS Secondary School, Co Waterford, wowed with an impromtu performance of Ben E. King's classic 'Stand by Me' with a little help from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding choir.

The Waterford students were in London to record a charity single for The Solas Centre, Can Teen and Can Care 4 Living, with Irish singer songwriter Don Mescall.

They had just finished their recording when one of the pupils spotted Karen Gibson from The Kingdom Choir, who performed 'Stand by Me' at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

Ms Gibson listened to the students fundraising story and, a few moments later, surprised them with an invite to perform with the wedding choir.

Speaking to Independent.ie Colette Kearney, the Mount Sion choir teacher, noted that the students surprise was 'magic'.


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