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Wicklow LiveIreland Member Gets Discovered!!


MyLiveIreland member, Rebecca Gresty and our music writer Bill Margeson recently made contact in our chat site. Rebecca had a demo of her voice up, and Bill heard it. He loved it! He and Rebecca made contact. Bill then asked for the four-cut demo in cd format, and this week played one of the cuts on his American Public Radio programme based out of Chicago! Bill loves her voice so much that he stated that he would play one cut a week! Here's the big payoff. Rebecca just won her first major singing Award in the Chicago Irish-American News annual, Top TIR Awards! She has been named the winner of the prestigious, Thunder on the Horizon Award !! The thousands and thousands of American readers of the paper will join the thousands of radio listeners in being introduced to a major new talent who debuted right here in MyLiveIreland!! Congrats to Rebecca!!

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Comment by HanSolo on March 9, 2008 at 22:32
Congrats, Rebecca! Good luck and hopefully when you tour the USA you can give us liveIreland members a discount on tickets! lol
Comment by Rebecca Gresty on February 26, 2008 at 3:10
Thanks everyone!!!! :)
Comment by Diana on February 25, 2008 at 19:30
Rebecca, am I surprised.......NO! Congratulations, and I can't wait to buy your first CD. Enjoy!!!!!
Comment by Klara McDonnell on February 22, 2008 at 14:16
well done, that's great news:)
Comment by David O'Nashville on February 21, 2008 at 18:50
Way to go Rebecca! You're off to a great start!!
Comment by Robert Brady on February 21, 2008 at 15:12
Maith thú Rebecca! Maybe when you tour the U.S. you can stop in Port Angeles WA. We have Gaelic Storm playing here this weekend.
Ádh mór ort!!
Comment by Dabhoch on February 21, 2008 at 14:59
You GOOOOOOO, Bec..!!
Comment by Andrew on February 21, 2008 at 0:58
Congrats Rebecca
Comment by Jennifer O'Brien-Tomka on February 20, 2008 at 19:00
Rebecca, that's fantastic! A talent like yours needs to be shared and appreciated by the world. Glad to see things are taking off for you. All the best and hopefully I'll see you touring Canada some day. Keep us posted!
Comment by Frank Daub on February 20, 2008 at 18:52
Rebecca,
Why are none of your LI friends not surprised at this! I knew it when I first heard the demos, and said so. Remember? Irish Idol!!!!

Congrats. By the way, that little baby with the cute eyes is my grandson, Thomas Murphy Daub.

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