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World Famous Tenor Anthony Kearns to play for the Hurlers!

World famous tenor Anthony Kearns from Kiltealy has performed for the Pope and five American Presidents during his illustrious career to-date. In addition, he has sung in some of the world’s most prestigious venues and outdoor settings, from Carnegie Hall to Giant’s Stadium and Croke Park on All-Ireland Final Day in 1996. On January 7th, he will sing for one of his passions, The Wexford Senior Hurling Team! Anthony will headline at a special show which will be hosted by Wexford hurling legend, Tom Dempsey, with all proceeds going to the Senior Hurling Development Fund.

“It’s always great to get back home to a concert in Wexford,” Anthony said. “The idea of this concert actually started during one of the hurlers’ trips to the States for the Super 11s tournament. I enjoyed spending time with the lads and we agreed that it was something we would do. On the night, we’ll be doing a little bit of everything really. Boolavogue will have to come out and we’ll be doing some pieces from the musicals, along with some contemporary stuff.”

Wexford GAA Chairperson, Micheál Martin, was effusive in his praise of the idea. “Anthony is a passionate Wexford man and he has proudly represented the county all over the world. This event will be a celebration of our county with a focus on our hurling team. Those present will get an insight into the hurling season ahead as Tom will host a panel discussion with our senior hurling manager, Darragh Egan, some current players and some well-known hurling personalities.”

Anthony will be accompanied by David Wray (Piano), Lynda O Connor (Violin), and Gerald Peregrine (Cello). The concert will be in Clayton Whites Hotel on January 7th and tickets can be purchased online at www.wexfordgaa.ie/tickets or from the Wexford GAA office in Chadwicks Wexford Park.