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LOCAL PERFORMANCE: Killarney singer Grace Foley, who has teamed up with tenor Wayne Woodman, will be taking to the INEC stage later this month to sing songs from her album 'Unleashed'. Photo: Michelle Crean

 

By Michelle Crean

A Killarney singer, who has toured with tenor Wayne Woodman, including a performance in the National Concert Hall – will end her tour in the INEC.

Killarney based Contralto Grace Foley, who launched her album ‘Unleashed’ a few months ago, will take to the stage with the tenor on September 21.

The show will take listeners to the very edges of the Classical Crossover genre with an incredibly wide repertoire of wonderful songs.

This unique show includes a varied programme of music; from Bizet to Lana Del Ray, Ennio Morricone to Damien Rice. So far the duo have packed the National Concert Hall and sold out The Whale Theatre in Greystones, so this really does promise to be a night to remember. The tour also takes them to Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar and of course the INEC Killarney which is a venue very close to the Killarney singer's heart.

“The Acoustics Club is my favourite venue,” Grace told the Killarney Advertiser this week.

“The tour is going fantastic and there’s been very good feedback as people love our voices together.”

To get tickets simply go to www.inec.ie or www.gracefoley.ie or Grace Foley Singer on Facebook.

 

 

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Killorglin mother and son pen poetry book

By Michelle Crean What do roses, wrens, King Puck, fairies and Santa Claus have in common? Well, all now feature in a new children’s book co-written by a mother and son. The new illustrated poetry collection for children, ‘A Very Kerry Year’, by Killorglin mother and son, Jacinta and Conor Browne, has been published just […]

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By Michelle Crean

What do roses, wrens, King Puck, fairies and Santa Claus have in common? Well, all now feature in a new children’s book co-written by a mother and son.

The new illustrated poetry collection for children, ‘A Very Kerry Year’, by Killorglin mother and son, Jacinta and Conor Browne, has been published just in time for Christmas.

And all proceeds will be donated to Comfort for Chemo, an organisation whose mission it is to build and equip a chemotherapy unit for the people of Kerry.

The charity is close to the young author’s heart as Conor himself was undergoing cancer treatment while writing this book.

With original poetry by the mother and son, the book also has another separate family connection as the talented illustrators are local artists, father-daughter duo Con and Rochelle Lucey, with each page awash with colour and beautiful drawings.

“I know first-hand how important it is to have a comfortable environment while receiving chemotherapy,” Conor said.

‘A Very Kerry Year’ is currently available for €12 from The Crystal Cave and the Reeks District Tourist Office in Killorglin and will soon be available in many more outlets throughout the county.

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