Irish boxing hero Kellie Harrington proved her talent goes beyond the ring by being behind the mic on the St Patrick’s Day Late Late Show special.
he Dubliner stunned the show’s audience with an astonishing rendition of an Irish folk classic. graceful.
The song tells the love story of Grace Gifford, who was married to Joseph Mary Plunkett in Kilmainham Gaol a few hours before he was executed by British troops in 1916.
Harrington was one of the major marshals at this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin.
She was joined to the podium in the capital yesterday by another sports hero of recent times, Irish Paralympian swimming gold medalist Ellen Keane.
The late arrival of St Patrick’s Day special was a ‘best of the Irish’ event, attended by national team coach Stephen Kenny and comedian Oliver Callan.
American actor John C Reilly is the guest of honor at this year’s St Patrick’s Festival, and he also joined Ryan Tubridy last night.
Reilly is perhaps best known for her comedic roles in hit movies like Step brother but he also showed off his vocal prowess in the 2018 BAFTA nominated biopic Stan & Ollie.
The Chicago native captivated Tubridy, Harrington and others with a soulful performance by Raglan Road, and has been widely praised for it online ever since.
He also lifted the crowd with another Irish classic, Wild wanderer.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/kellie-harrington-and-actor-john-c-reilly-stun-late-late-audiences-with-vocal-abilities-41460589.html Kellie Harrington and actor John C Reilly stun Late Late audiences with their vocal abilities