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Aoibhe is dreaming of a white Christmas

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By Michelle Crean

 

A 19-year-old who is currently living and working in Killarney is dreaming of a white Christmas and has recorded a version of the popular song. Aoibhe O’Connor, who a third year student studying primary teaching in Mary Immaculate College works in The Killarney Park Hotel at the weekends recorded 'White Christmas' in Little Dylan Studios, Faha with producer Brendan O’Connor.

 

She explained to the Killarney Advertiser this week that she wanted to record an upbeat, fun version of this well-known Christmas classic which she feels they captured in the studio in order to lift peoples' spirits in the current climate.

"Shooting the video in Killarney was the most obvious place to do this with its beautiful lights and festive atmosphere," Aoibhe said.

"I really enjoyed working with Lucas Machowski, who is not only professional but fun and easy to work with. Deck the Halls features in the opening of the video which has now become part of Killarney’s Christmas tradition and I’d like to thank Liam O’Rourke and Tom Lucey for their co-operation."

From a very young age Aoibhe has been interested in music and performance.

"I attended Fiona Crowley’s Stage School from the age of five and had vocal training with Nicola and Gavan Ring for two years in Cahersiveen. Since then I have performed in various musicals both in school and with the Killarney Musical Society. I have had the opportunity to sing backing vocals for local musicians such as Tom Lucey, Michael Cunningham as well as Tracey and Ashley Kerins. I am currently available for wedding ceremonies and I am extremely lucky to have lots of bookings for 2021."

Aoibhe has also released a version of 'The West’s Awake' which is available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify.

"My video for 'White Christmas' is available to view on my social media platforms on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram."

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Puck Goat removed from platform in searing heat

Organisers of Puck Fair have taken King Puck down from his platform to protect the wild mountain goat from the heat. Today mark’s day two of the three-day fair in […]

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Organisers of Puck Fair have taken King Puck down from his platform to protect the wild mountain goat from the heat.

Today mark’s day two of the three-day fair in Killorglin town. As part of the fair’s tradition a wild mountain goat presides over the town from his tall platform over the course of the three days.

Organisers employ a dedicated vet to look after the goat and a team of experienced goat handlers are also on duty for the duration of the festival.

There is also a temperature monitoring device on the platform.

As temperatures hit 29 degrees today (Thursday), the vet and handlers decided it was safer for the goat to be removed from the platform for the rest of the day.

“He is currently resting in the shade,” spokesperson Marcella O’Connor told the Killarney Advertiser. “The handlers were monitoring him in case it got too hot, the decision was made to take him down, and the vet says he is happy.”

A decision will be made tomorrow (Friday) on the goat’s return to the platform for the final day of the fair.

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