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Bad Pennies prove to be a sound musical investment

ENNIS band The Bad Pennies have scooped top prize in Clare FMs Clare’s Got Talent. The three-piece group is made up of friends Shane Dwane (22), Anthony Hehir (19) and Paul Quinn (22). General manager of Clare FM, Susan Murphy said that there was never any doubt that Clare’s got talent, but that the quality of that talent left a packed audience in Glor in awe at the final of the countywide talent show on Sunday last. Eight talented acts battled it out for the overall prize with The Bad Pennies from Ennis emerging victorious at the end of the competition. The group paid tribute to the music project at Clare Youth Centre for giving them their first start. For the final they performed a medley of songs including Proud Mary and Brown Eyed Girl. The group hope to invest their prize money in new equipment. Ms Murphy said that that the entire competition had been an unprecedented success. “We …

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