8 April 2016 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Clones fans of the RTÉ singing competition show ‘The Voice of Ireland’ are getting used to a familiar face appearing regularly as local lad and employee at ABP Food Group, Michael Lawson, has been singing up a storm on the show! Three judges turned their chairs for Michael in the initial blind auditions round but it was popular judge and team leader, Niall Breslin –better known as Bressie – whom Michael chose as his mentor.

As part of Bressie’s team, Newbliss native Michael went through to the battle sing off and sailed through to the quarter finals round, which will see him singing this weekend, Sunday 10th April, in a live performance at the Helix in Dublin. Staff at ABP Food Group in Clones have been keeping up with their colleague, tuning in to the live shows each week. Speaking in support of Michael, John McMurry, Site Manager at ABP Clones, said: “Everyone at ABP Food Group in Clones is glued to Michael on the show andwe are exceptionally proud of his success. We are excited to see him performing so well and we wish him every success in the competition!”

number of years and says it is one of his favourite things to do. He is a big fan of soul music and sees his strengths lying in this genre of music. Speaking about the show Michael said: “It is a wonderful experience for me and I am thrilled to have been picked by the judges, and to be working with Bressie…


Michael Lawson pictured during rehearsals at the Helix, Dublin, for
RTÉ’s The Voice live quarter final rounds which will take place this
Sunday, 10th April. Photo Chris Bellew / Copyright Fennell
Photography 2016

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