The Voice stars for baby Ellen

stars of the hit TV show ‘The Voice’ will be making their way to Portlaoise next week for a special fundraiser in aid of Ellen Barron McGee, whose family are fundraising to get her life saving treatment in America.

stars of the hit TV show ‘The Voice’ will be making their way to Portlaoise next week for a special fundraiser in aid of Ellen Barron McGee, whose family are fundraising to get her life saving treatment in America.

Confirmed preformers so far are Pat Byrne from nearby Carlow, Conor Quinn, Sinead Fox, Gary Deegen, Gavin Kenny, Keira Byrne and Nikita Rowe. But it doesn’t end there, with some of the other contestants and judges not confirmed yet.

To get the Bank Holiday weekend off to a flying start, the contestants from the talent show, and possibly even the winner will perform in Club 23, Portlaoise on Friday, May 4.

Tickets priced €15 are available from Trax Portlaoise, Trax Carlow and O’Loughlin’s Hotel, Portlaoise.

The audience will also have the chance to win signed ‘The Voice’ goodie bags on the night.

Local bands are also coming together for a rock night to fundraise for the special little girl, who needs life saving treatment for a rare genetic disease.

Voodoo, James O’Connor, The Valves, The Jury, Sweet Caos and many more will be taking to the stage in the Sally Gardens, Portlaoise. Sally’s Rock Night takes place this Sunday, April 29 from 5pm. Admission is just €5.