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02/08/2021

Derry's Gemma Doherty of 'Saint Sister' wins Best Emerging Folk Artist at Irish Folk Awards

The former pupil of Lumen Christi picked up the prize alongside her Belfast band mate Morgan McIntyre

Saint Sister

Gemma Doherty and Morgan McIntyre

A super talented Derry woman has picked up the Best Emerging Artist prize at the Irish Folk Awards.

Gemma Doherty is one half of Saint Sister alongside Belfast's Morgan McIntyre.

She went to St. Patrick’s PS, Pennyburn and Lumen Christi and went on to study Music at Trinity College, Dublin.

And she studied with Brenda O’Somochain at the Foyle Harp School for 13 years.

Saint Sister is going from strength to strength and recently supported Hozier on tour.

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