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WATCH: Laois students record stunning rendition of ‘Wicked’ classic to celebrate finishing school

This is absolutely class.

Two Laois Leaving Cert students have recorded their own version of a hit song and made a brilliant video to celebrate their six years in secondary school.

Scoil Chriost Ri duo Julia Cahill, from Portlaoise, and Ellen O’Driscoll, from The Heath, have recorded the song ‘For Good’ from the musical Wicked.

The girls would have liked to have performed the song at their Sixth Year Graduation – but due to Coronavirus that isn’t possible now.

Julia said: “This is a cover to celebrate our years in school and to wish everyone the best of luck going forward.

“We would have loved to sing at a graduation ceremony, but due to the current COVID-19 pandemic that wasn’t possible.

“Instead, we created this video as a testimony to our unforgettable years at secondary school.

“We would really have liked to have performed it as the lyrics and the meaning of this song are so fitting for where we all are in life now.

“The pictures featured in the video are a mix of different trips and events over the years.

“TY trips, school fundays and even some first year trips. We put a post up on Edmodo asking that if anybody wanted to contribute any pictures to just send them to me or Ellen on email – that way we could get everyone involved.

“Thank you to the Scoil Chríost Rí class of 2020, and to everyone who made our secondary school journey so memorable along the way.”

Check out the video below:

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.