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Donna Taggart for Galway show

Wednesday, 8th February, 2017 1:00am

Acclaimed Omagh singer Donna Taggart embarks on her first solo tour this year, which includes a Galway date this Friday, 10 February, in the Town Hall.

Donna first came to prominence in 2011 when her acclaimed debut album ‘Celtic Lady Vol. 1’ was picked up by respected BBC Radio Ulster presenter Gerry Anderson, who described Donna as a ‘very special singer’. ‘Bright Blue Rose’ was the hit single from that first album and provided the platform for Donna to establish herself as one of the most popular wedding, hotel and concert performers in Ireland.

A second album followed in 2013 (Celtic Lady Vol. 2). This led to TV appearances on Ireland West Music TV Christmas show alongside the cream of musical talent in Ireland including Nathan Carter.

Donna’s recording of the touching ‘Jealous Of The Angels’ later went viral on Facebook, achieving 55 million views and triggering a huge reaction on iTunes. The song became one of the Top 50 most downloaded songs for all genres in the US, alongside artists like Beyoncé, and Adele. Donna’s album Celtic Lady Vol. 2 went into the US Billboard World Music Catalogue Album Charts, climbing to No. 1.

It has been a meteoric rise for the singer who has been recording and performing for four years. Balancing her busy schedule with becoming a new mum, the Omagh native was inspired to record ‘Mom’ which was released to coincide with Mother’s Day in 2015. Donna had another hit single on her hands as it peaked at No.1 in the iTunes UK and Ireland Easy Listening Chart.

Tickets for Donna Taggart at the Town Hall this Friday, 10 February, at 8pm are on sale from www.tht.ie or by calling 091- 569777. Tickets are €25/€23.

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