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Local singer into Glor Tire finals

Thursday, 13th February, 2014 3:28pm
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Local singer into Glor Tire finals

Curragha singer Mary Dunphy will appear on TG4 on 19th February.

Local singer into Glor Tire finals

Curragha singer Mary Dunphy will appear on TG4 on 19th February.

Mary Dunphy, the daughter of much-loved and late lamented Baldoyle resident Sean Dunphy, was shortlisted by TG4 as one of nine contestants drawn from the 32 counties to compete in its annual Glor Tire programme which began on 8th January. This is a contest to select the best country singer and selection will be by public vote.

Mary, who lives in Curragha, is the only singer from Leinster to have been short-listed for the programme. She works in a Ballyboughal Nursing Home and does some part-time singing at parties, nursing homes and other events.

Her ultimate ambition is to develop her musical career and this contest could help to further her goal in this direction. Those privileged enough to have heard her sing are already referring to Mary as the next Queen of Irish Country music.

Mary is a strong contender in the national competition, and having her late father and her brother Brain, a member of The High Kings, involved in music shows clearly that singing is in her blood.

Mary is endowed with a beautiful voice and a personality to match. As the daughter of Sean she has many of his singing traits and many of us can remember his halcyon days with the Hoedowners and of course representing Ireland in the Eurovision song contest with “If I could choose”.

In the next Glor Tire episode, Mary will be joined by her mentor in the competition Mick Flavin and his band. It will air on Wednesday, 19th February at 10.30pm on TG4. Mary will need local support to make it through, so be sure to tune in.

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