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Nathaniel Cabanero & Wife Judie Win Tipp Int. Song of Peace Contest

Mr Nathaniel Cabanero and his wife Judie Alegarme were the winners of the ‘Tipperary International Song of Peace Contest‘, held at Tipperary Excel theatre in Tipperary Town, Co. Tipperary.

Best Irish Entry in the contest went to M/s Katie Gallagher from Ballymahon, Co. Longford for her entry titled ‘Borders’. Her prize was the Mick Tuohy Memorial Cup which was presented by Mr John Halligan, latter a grandson of the late Mr Mick Tuohy.

Currently residing in Co. Donegal, but originally from the Philippines; the overall winning couple received 38 marks out of a possible 40, from the panel of adjudicators. With lyrics composed by Nathaniel, based on his thoughts regarding human rights and titled ‘Only When’, the song was performed with beautiful vocals by his wife, Judie.

The deserving winners received a prize fund of €1,500, together with a crystal glass trophy; with same being presented by Mr Martin and Mr Joseph Quinn, both representing the Tipperary Peace Convention.

With 10 finalists, in all, taking part; the event also featured a guest appearance from the 2014 Song of Peace winner, Mr Kenny Grant.


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