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Thursday, 19th November 2020

Red Hurley to top the bill at Flogas Men’s Sheds Christmas gig

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Red Alert - Eurovision singer Red Hurley to perform for Men’s Sheds members in the run up to Christmas

He’s been singing since the sixties and represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1976 but the legend that is Red Hurley is back and will be topping the bill at the Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA) Christmas Gig which will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 2nd December sponsored by Flogas. 

The free members-only event is set to lift the pre-Christmas spirits of Shedders nationwide with music, chat and spot prizes.

There’ll also be news of a major competition, sponsored by Flogas that will provide a welcome focus of creative energies well into 2021. 

Former Eurovision winner Red Hurley will be entertaining the Shedders with some of his most famous songs while Flogas brand ambassador David Gillick, former Olympic athlete and now author and wellness speaker, will be chatting with Frank Dillon of the IMSA about how to keep well, healthy and smiling all the way through the winter season. 

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To boost the festive fun, spot prizes up for grabs include signed copies of David Gillick’s bestselling book, ‘Back on Track’ and signed copies of Red Hurley’s ‘Complete Collection’ triple CD set. 

Furthermore, John Rooney, managing director, Flogas Ireland will be announcing details of a major competition with a substantial prize, to showcase the creative skills, expertise and energies of Men’s Shed branches across Ireland.  

John said “As the energy partner of the Irish Men’s Shed Association, we’re delighted to host the Flogas Christmas Gig, to help support the valuable work they do in keeping the Sheds a warm, safe and hospitable place for all its members." 

Founded in 2011, the Irish Men’s Sheds Association has overseen the rapid growth to over 450 sheds on the island of Ireland. Men’s Sheds are community spaces that allow men to share skills, engage with their communities and improve their wellbeing. 

Be Not Afraid shedders, the Flogas Virtual Christmas Gig is free and open to Men’s Shed members and begins at 3 pm on Wed 2nd December. 

Contact your local Shed volunteer for more info. www.menssheds.ie

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