Laois’ favourite singer Trudi Lalor is launching her first DVD at a special gala concert in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel this Thursday May 15.
Special guests at the concert will include Declan Nerney, Shawn Cuddy, Paddy O’Brien, John Hogan Dave Lawlor and Patrick O’Sullivan.
Lovely Laois is among the 14 popular tracks on the DVD, entitled ‘Thank You’, recorded at locations such as Ballyfin House, Castletown, the Ridge of Capard and in Trudi’s hometown of Mountrath.
It features Trudi’s recent releases Thank You, Old Friends are Best, and the ever popular duet with her mother Philomena, Beautiful Isle of Somewhere.
The tracks were recorded on location throughout Ireland, with The Rose of Mooncoin features some of the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Team with Trudi in Nolan Park.
She includes her version of How Great Thou Art, and duets with Patrick O’Sullivan on Far away a light is burning, and Dave Lawlor on The Sunshine of your Smile.
A big crowd is expected at the concert, with dancing from 8.30 to 12. Tickets €15 at the door or from The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, 057 87 30111, or Trax Records Portlaoise. DVD in shops from May 15.