David O’Connor wins Best Folk Award at Irish World awards in London.

24Oct12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David O’Connor wins Best Folk Award at Irish World awards in London.

Mary Byrne and Sinead O’Connor honoured too

 

David O’Connor, the Irish tenor from Wexford, was awarded the prestigious Best Folk Singer by The Irish World newspaper in London on Saturday night. At the glittering gala awards night, host Daithi O’Se presented the award to David who beat off stiff competition to earn the gong. Also receiving awards on the night were Mary Byrne for most original voice, Lisa McHugh for Best Female Country Singer and Sinead O’Connor for a lifetime achievement to music.

 

David performed two songs which were well received by the capacity crowd of 800 people in the Novolel Hotel in Hammersmith, London.

 

David’s debut album, ‘Shores of Somewhere’  is being launched on Thursday 22 November in The Courtyard in Ferns where he will perform and sign copies of his CD. One of the songs, If wishes were horses, is to features in a new US romantic comedy film ‘Love a la Carte’ to be released this Winter in the US.

 

For more information, please visit www.davidoconnor.ie

 

 

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