The Bishop of Raphoe, Philip Boyce, is understood to be among a new legion of fans keeping a close eye on the popular TV show, The Voice of Ireland, and is keeping a sharp eye out for fellow Downings man, Shane McLaughlin and Roisin Carlin.
The singers also have other friends in high places and a touch of divine intervention, with Fr. John Joe Duffy mounting a highly effective text and social media campaign for both.
Fr Duffy told the Democrat: “It really is great to see two Donegal people still in The Voice - we will have to do this all over again on Easter Sunday night and hopefully we will see two Donegal people battle it out to the very end.”
Read more in today’s Donegal Democrat.