St Colman’s Fermoy release Christmas single

St Colman’s School, Fermoy music teacher, Sarah Barry along with transition year students, have decided to record a CD to raise funds for Crumlin Children's Hospital, the Ronald McDonald house and our student and his family. (Picture: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision)

Students at an Irish secondary school have set their musical sights on the Christmas No 1 in a bid to raise funds for Crumlin’s Children’s Hospital and to honour a classmate who is bravely battling cancer.

Earlier this week Transition Year students at St Colman’s College, Fermoy recorded their version of the Bill Withers classic, ‘Lean On Me.’

The classic 1972 song was chosen by the 74 Transition Year students to show their solidarity with their 15-year-old classmate’s ongoing battle for health.

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