Irish TV presenter Síle Seoige has rounded up a group of Irish celebrities in order to create an Irish version of Band Aid.
The Christmas single, which was written by Brian Flanagan, has been recorded in order to raise money for ISPCC Childline and the Make a Wish Foundation. The 35-year-old presenter took to Twitter to say thanks to those who gave of their time to come down and record Maybe This Christmas.
Famous faces who joined Síle for the recording included Kathryn Thomas, Brian Kennedy, Mary Black, Paddy McKenna and former rugby star Shane Byrne to name but a few.
“She was so passionate about it, there was no way I could say no!” said Kathryn Thomas.
The single, which was recorded in Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin, will be released on December 5th.
A number of well-known faces took part in the recording. (Pics: Síle Seoige/Twitter).
— Rachel Pilkington (@RCPilkington) November 19, 2014
— Camille O’Sullivan (@Camilleos) November 19, 2014
— Audrey McGrath (@AudreyMcGrath) November 19, 2014
THANKS A MILLION to all involved in tonight’s recording! Too many to thank but I’m truly amazed by the turnout & support. Grá mór millteach!
— Síle Seoige (@SileSeoige) November 19, 2014
Video via YouTube/MaybeThis Christmas