This week Ireland’s Got Talent goes live – hosted by Radio Nova’s Lucy Kennedy – presenter of ‘The Colm and Lucy Breakfast Show’, the show’s judges Jason Byrne, Denise Van Outen, Michele Visage and Louis Walsh, have scoured the length and breadth of the country looking for the best of Irish talent and after 8 weeks of auditions, it is now time for 24 semi-finalists to deliver the performance of their lives.
Dublin’s Helix Theatre will play host to two weekends of live shows with the first two semi-finals coming up this weekend Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st March.
The best talent from across the auditions will line out hoping to make it one step closer to their dreams and into the Grand Final.
Just two acts from each semi-final will go straight through to the Grand Final.
Semi-final one on Saturday night will feature parkour trio One Island Clan, their death-defying moves will have you on the edge of your seat, whilst Fly Youth will dazzle with you with their super tight dance moves. There will be stunning singing performances from Sharyn Ward who blew the judges away with her unique voice, social care worker Declan Colgan who opened the very first episode, the adorable Liv Gregorio and mother and son duo Sharon & Brandon Webb. MC Daycent, will be hoping to rap his way into the final and young magician Aidan McCann will be hoping to sprinkle some magic dust on viewers to earn his place in the Grand Final. Special guest act on the night will be pop sensation Mabel, who will be performing her latest single ‘Don’t Call Me Up’.
Semi-final two will see singing nurse Rodelle Borja, yodelling country singer Johnny Quinn, piano player Tara Jamieson, and Denise Van Outen’s Golden Buzzer Sea of Change choir all vie for the top spot. Dancing will come from BSD – Jason Byrne’s Golden Buzzer group, funky dance troupe Hip Hopical and the amazing acrobats Rebel Acro, whilst drag queen Robyn Diamonds will bring her fabulous brand of entertainment to the stage.
While Riverdance will make a special guest appearance on the night to celebrate their 25th Anniversary!
Ireland’s Got Talent continues on Virgin Media One with the first semi-final this Saturday 30th March and semi-final two on Sunday 31st March at 7.30pm.