Essential Advent Calendar: Cliona – ‘Irish Eyes Smiling At Christmas’

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It’s Christmas Eve Eve as we open door number 23 on our Essential Advent Calendar and find Cliona singing, ‘Irish Eyes Smiling At Christmas’.

cliona2 Cliona Hagan is a country singer from County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Managed by Irish country star Aidan Quinn (himself the son of the Queen of Irish Country, Philomena Begley), she hopes to take her talent to the US and make a name for herself in the home of Country music.

Cliona won Best Female Newcomer of the Year in the 2015 Irish Country Music Radio Awards, and looks set to making 2016 a huge year.

Find Cliona on Twitter and Facebook. ‘Irish Eyes Smiling At Christmas’ is available on iTunes.

Cliona Hagan - Irish Eyes Smiling at Christmas (Official Music Video)


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