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“I seriously had my reservations because she’s never done any acting, just dancing and singing.
“Myself and Philip couldn’t get over her show in the Helix, she got such an amazing reaction from the crowd. She had them in the palm of her hands and she loved every minute of it.”
The video has been a huge success, first locally among family and friends, and has now been picked up by the media and is getting viewed all over the world.
Emmie’s mother continued: “We can’t thank everybody, but all their comments put a huge smile on Emmie’s face. She’s making her Communion on Sunday and this has made this week even more special.”
The Voice of Ireland judge Kian Egan got a shock back in 2016, when he turned his chair around and saw the contestant singing for him was one of his old friends.
The former Westlife star was impressed by the female singer’s rendition of ACDC’s rock classic Highway to Hell, and span his chair to see the performer was Kelesa Mulcahy – who he grew up with in Co Sligo.