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Song tackles singer’s personal health battle

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LAUNCH Gráinne Fahy, who is launching her new single in Westport this Friday.

Local singer/songwriter Gráinne Fahy is back after an almost two-year hiatus during which she released no music – and her upcoming single ‘1 in 10’ tackles the obstacles she faced between her last release ‘Oranges’ and now.
In October of 2018, Gráinne was diagnosed with Stage II Endometriosis and had surgery to remove lesions around her uterus that same month. Endometriosis is an incurable chronic-pain disease usually stemming from around the uterus, but it can grow anywhere around the body. It typically causes extreme abdominal pain and is believed to affect up to one in ten women, hence the song title.
“At the end of these crazy few years, even after the hardest times, I have learned that no matter what; music will always be there for me,” the brave singer reveals.
Gráinne wrote and recorded the song in the month following her surgery. After having it mastered by John Greenham, a high-profile mastering engineer known for his work with Billie Eilish, she is now ready to release her song out into the world on all digital platforms. The song was released last Friday, March 22, but Gráinne will be celebrating the launch with a performance in Blouser’s Pub, Westport, this Friday March 29. Fellow local singer Rosa Kinsella will provide support.