Popular singer Louise Morrissey celebrated 30 years in show business last week!
Surrounded by friends, Louise held her celebration at Hotel Minella, Clonmel.
To mark this special year Louise has released a three CD box set album with www.irishmusic.co.uk featuring all her popular singles and many other favourites.
The album also includes some new recordings including Another Day which was written especially for her by her longtime friend singer/songwriter Nick McCarthy.
Also included are new versions of From A Distance; What's Another Year, Heartbreak Hill and A lovely duet Gulf Coast Highway with her brother Norman.
2018 will indeed be a busy year for Louise with several tours including the UK in March with Derek Ryan, The USA in April with Gary Gamble, An 18 night Concert Tour of the UK in September and October as part of Stars Of Irish Country Tour, Jimmy Buckley's Country Music Holiday in Spain and a five night special concert tour of Newfoundland Canada in October.
Louise will also be busy working at home here in Ireland in between tours.
As part of the celebrations this year Louise took part in some special shows with many of her friends from the business, with more to be announced later in the year.
Saturday 31st March - The Gleneagle Hotel with guests: Paddy O'Brien, TR Dallas, Gary Gamble (as Daniel O'Double) Dermot Moriarty; Sinead Moriarty, The Ryan Turner Band.
Sunday 1st April - Midleton Park Hotel with guests: Paddy O'Brien, Crystal Swing, John Hogan, Gary Gamble, Keelan and The Ryan Turner Band Monday
April 2nd - Minella Hotel Clonmel with guests: Foster and Allen, Philomena Begley, Gerry Guthrie, Gary Gamble, Marty Daniels, The Ryan Turner Band.
Louise would like to thank everyone for their support during the last 30 years, her family, fans, friends and everyone from press, radio and TV and is looking forward to a great year ahead.