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Clare woman joins Tom Jones on The Voice UK

Sharon Murphy was chosen by Tom Jones to join his team on The Voice UK. Image BBC

Sharon Murphy was chosen by Tom Jones to join his team on The Voice UK. Image BBC

An original and impressive rendition of Bob Dylan’s ‘Forever Young’ saw Clare woman Sharon Murphy safely through to the next round of The Voice UK at the weekend.

The 52-year-old will be a member of Sir Tom Jones’ team in the next stage of the competition.

Prior to her performance Sharon told the Irish Independent she had had a difficult upbringing in a orphanage in Clifden and sees singing as a “solace”.

“I grew up in an orphanage in Ireland. It was quite a painful place. Not knowing who my family is made me feel isolated ad lonely. As a black Irish I did experience at times being treated differently. It was scary but it was family and it was home. It’s what I knew.

“As a singer songwriter I use my personal experience through music and it has been a real solace for me. It has been a healer.”

Wtach Sharon Murphy’s performance below.

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About Mark Dunphy

Founder and Editor of The Clare Herald, Mark Dunphy is a native of Connolly in County Clare. Mark also operates Dunphy PR.

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