Christie Hennessy Song Contest 2017

Christie Hennessy Song Contest 2017

Friday, 29 September 2017, 11.55pm

Entries are now open for the annual IMRO Christie Hennessy Song Competition 2017 which takes place in memory of one of Tralee’s most famous sons. Songwriters are invited to submit an audio link for their entry by email to membership[at]imro.ie before the deadline of Friday 29th September (NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL AUDIO FILE ATTACHMENTS).

Ten finalists will be selected to perform their song at the live final of the contest on Saturday 4th November in The Ashe Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry, with the winning songwriter being presented with a cheque for €1,000 courtesy of IMRO. A runner up prize of €300 will also be presented on the night.

A Tralee native, Christie Hennessy began his music career at a young age when he moved to London, playing in clubs by night and working on building sites during the day. He started writing songs at the age of 23 and went on release numerous platinum selling albums.

See further details at the link below. 

Published on 11 September 2017

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