Lour­des Youth Choir stars twin­kle at awards

Mid Louth Independent - - NEWS - By ALI­SON COMYN

THE Lour­des youth Choir shone as al­ways at the an­nual end of year awards night on Tues­day June 26th.

The choir per­formed “How long will I love you”, ex­pos­ing the sim­ple ele­gance and beauty of the choirs’ voices, and were ac­com­pa­nied by Maria Durnin on pi­ano.

Aish­ling King sang “Bat­tles” ac­com­pa­ny­ing her­self on gui­tar and Orla McDer­mott per­formed an Ir­ish dance al­low­ing her fel­low mem­bers have a vo­cal rest!

Fr. Ma­ciej pre­sented the at­ten­dance awards and this year’s win­ners were: Se­nior Best Mass At­ten­dance win­ners Josephine Og­banga and Ava Hoey; Ju­nior Best Mass At­ten­dance win­ner – Sharon Og­banga; Se­nior Best Prac­tice At­ten­dance - Ava Hoey; Ju­nior Best Prac­tice At­ten­dance win­ners were Mai Byrne, Emily Dug­gan and So­phie Everitt. The ju­nior sec­tion of the choir sang “Some­thing just like this” fol­lowed by the se­nior mem­bers singing – “Be thou my vi­sion”. The ser­vice awards were than pre­sented by Fr Ma­ciej and they were: 5 year ser­vice award Ava Hoey; 15 Year ser­vice award Aine Rock; 25 year ser­vice award Liz Cun­ning­ham. The win­ner of this years’ Fr. Martin award was Aish­ling King

The choir fin­ished off the night with “Stand by me” and Im­per­vi­ous” with soloist Ser­ena Matthews.

Emily Dug­gan with Fr Ma­ciej. Right: Se­nior Best Mass At­ten­dance win­ner Josephine Og­banga with Fr Ma­ciej

Ais­ling King with the Fr Martin Kenny award.

Ju­nior Best Mass At­ten­dance win­ner – Sharon Og­banga

Ava Hoey

Mai Byrne

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