Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s first date sounds adorably awkward
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s first date sounds adorably awkward

Lauren Heskin

7 brilliantly uplifting films worth watching this weekend
7 brilliantly uplifting films worth watching this weekend

Jennifer McShane

Sea swimming essentials every first-timer should have on their list
Sea swimming essentials every first-timer should have on their list

Sarah Finnan

Calling all biscuit lovers! We’re giving away a hamper of Maltesers biscuits
Calling all biscuit lovers! We’re giving away a hamper of Maltesers biscuits

Lauren Heskin

Would you tell a friend if they’d gone overboard with Botox or fillers?
Would you tell a friend if they’d gone overboard with Botox or fillers?

Amanda Cassidy

What to make this weekend: A grown-up ice-cream sundae
What to make this weekend: A grown-up ice-cream sundae

Meg Walker

How to stop procrastinating what you know you have to face
How to stop procrastinating what you know you have to face

Niamh Ennis

Step off the hamster wheel of dieting: an in-depth guide to intuitive eating
Step off the hamster wheel of dieting: an in-depth guide to intuitive eating

Melanie Morris

Ouai x Byredo is back with more scented haircare
Ouai x Byredo is back with more scented haircare

Holly O'Neill

This recently renovated Ranelagh home is on the market for €1.25 million
This recently renovated Ranelagh home is on the market for €1.25 million

Megan Burns

Image / Breaking Stories

Irish Women in Harmony are searching for young female voices to feature on Christmas single


by Edaein OConnell
21st Sep 2020
blank

Irish Women in Harmony are on the search for young female singers aged 12 and under to feature on their upcoming Christmas single


One of the best things to come out of lockdown in Ireland was ‘Dreams’ – the debut single by Irish Women In Harmony.

The cover of the Cranberries classic was a heartfelt rendering and brought us all joy in a time of despair.

Featuring artists such as Imelda May, Una Healy, Lisa Hannigan, Saint Sister, and Erica Cody, the song raised money and awareness for the Safe Ireland charity, an organisation that provides support for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Since its release in June, ‘Dreams’ has grown into a bona fide airplay and streaming hit. The campaign was then rounded off with a sublime, socially-distanced performance on the first show of the returning Late Late Show earlier this month.

On the back of the success, Irish Women In Harmony are now making plans to record and release a Christmas single. To make it extra special, the collective is looking for twelve talented girls, aged twelve years and under, to join them as a tween choir for the recording.

IWIH Harmonizer-In-Chief RuthAnne Cunningham said of the opportunity: “Irish Women In Harmony is all about inspiring young Irish girls to get into music and dream big. When I was younger I always wanted to sing at any opportunity I got, so we’d like to give 12 x 12s-and-under the chance to sing with us on our Christmas project. And we are so excited to hear your submissions.”

If you think you have what it takes to be one of the 12 x 12-and-under tween choir and join Irish Women In Harmony, submit a 30-second video clip of you singing ‘Dreams’ to  [email protected] or post/dm your video on Instagram tagging @irishwomeninharmony and the hashtag #IWIHSearch

Please make sure you have the permission of a parent or guardian before you submit your entry.

The deadline for entries is midnight on Wednesday 30th September.

The twelve winners will be selected by RuthAnne and members of the Irish Women In Harmony project. In line with current government guidelines, all COVID social-distancing measures will be observed for the recording.

Image: IWIHVEVO on YouTube


Read more: 8 of the best TV shows to look forward to this Autumn

Read more: Limerick rapper Denise Chaila is an artist you need to know

Read more: 5 movies I was really looking forward to this year (and when we’ll eventually get to see them)

Also Read

travelling with kids
TRAVEL
Travelling with kids: what you need to know before going away this summer

Planning a family holiday abroad this year? Here’s what you need to know before travelling with kids. The rules regarding...

By Sarah Finnan

Megan Fox
CULTURE
“It was very dark” – Megan Fox on *that* infamous Jimmy Kimmel interview that went viral

Megan Fox reflects on her career and what she describes as a “ruthlessly misogynistic” industry. Actress Megan Fox has spoken...

By Sarah Finnan

celebrity book clubs
CULTURE
Looking for a book club? These celebrities have all started their own on Instagram

If you’re searching for your next read, they have some great suggestions.

By Megan Burns

blank
INTERIORS
25 gorgeous things under €25 to freshen up your home this weekend

Because who doesn’t like having pretty things in their home?

By Megan Burns

blank
BREAKING STORIES
Keira Knightley gave an interview about sexual harassment… while being followed by a man she didn’t know

She may be a big Hollywood star, but Keira Knightley’s experiences of harassment aren’t as far removed from reality as...

By Sarah Finnan

blank
BREAKING STORIES
Britney Spears’ lawyer files request for new conservator of her finances

Britney Spears’ new attorney has filed a petition to replace her father, Jamie Spears as conservator of her finances.  ...

By Jennifer McShane

BBQ boxes
FOOD & DRINK
Nine tasty BBQ boxes to help you savour the sunshine this weekend

Make the most of the beautiful weather and join us in putting together an outdoor feast for the ages courtesy...

By Sarah Finnan