Good luck to Megan and Carrie as Presentation Kilkenny Secondary School Choir make semi-finals of BGT

Twins Megan and Carrie Randle with their mother Suzanne
Twins Megan and Carrie Randle with their mother Suzanne

Good luck to former Glenealy girls Megan and Carrie Randle, the twins who are members of the Presentation Kilkenny Secondary School Choir set off on another crusade today.

Speaking to Wicklownews their mother Suzanne said “It is exciting times and we really need the country to get behind them, what is happening is amazing and they are going from strength to strength. I am so proud of them”.

Presentation Kilkenny Secondary School Choir, supported by Allianz today left for the UK to appear on the semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent, today, Thursday, May 26th.

The semi-final is set to be watched by over 12 million people in the UK and Ireland and sees the Choir compete for a place in the finals against some very strong competition. However, the choir under the direction of Choir Director, Veronica McCarron have seen the odds narrow to 50:1 to win by bookmakers Paddy Power.

For Irish voters can visit to find out more about how to support the Choir.

Due to the rules set by Britain’s Got Talent, the choir cannot disclose what song they will perform on the night but promise it will be breathtaking.

You can find out more by visiting the Choir’s website –, as well as watch performances ranging from ‘Adiemus’, ‘Ave Maria’, ‘Pie Jesu’ to more contemporary songs such as U2’s ‘With or Without You’.

On Social Media – you can follow the choir on


“We are thrilled to be performing in the semi-finals of this very popular competition.  The choir has been rehearsing intensively and are looking forward to entertaining the viewers of Ireland and the UK on Saturday night,” said Shane Hallahan, Principal, Presentation School Kilkenny. “We ask that viewers in Ireland will tune in and support us on the night”.

Sean McGrath, CEO of Allianz Ireland, said he is delighted with the Choir’s progress. “To have achieved this much is a testament to the considerable talent and sheer effort of this young group. We have been honoured to support them in their efforts and we to hope to see them make all the way it to the finals on Saturday night. They are an exceptional group of young people daring to take on a huge challenge. We know their performance will be exceptional but to get through to the finals they will need the support of Irish voters and we are asking everyone in Ireland to get behind them and to vote

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