Search our Archive

24/07/2021

Longford girls hit No 1 for Cian’s Kennels

Longford girls hit No 1 for Cian’s Kennels

The Neary family in Killashee received a Christmas gift they will never forget as two students of Mercy Secondary School in Ballymahon shot to number one in the iTunes charts for their outstanding performance of ‘Sanctuary’.

Aishling Farrell and Leia Victory performed the song at the Funeral Mass of the late Cian Neary in September 2019. A pre-Christmas campaign was launched in aid of Cian’s Kennels, which saw the download and purchase of the song on iTunes subsequently helping it to reach number one on iTunes Ireland.

“This song means so much to us as does Cian’s Kennels. It is a huge tribute to Cian as we face our second Christmas day without him,” said Cian’s mother, Evelyn in a Facebook post.

“To the amazing young ladies Leia and Aishling, I hope you know how much your performance at Cian’s funeral and in this song means to us.”

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.