Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 - 6 minutes
A singer/songwriter from Bray, Aoife Doyle grew up in a very musical family and like many of the Local Hero inductees, sang from a very young age. Having achieved a B.A. in jazz performance from Newpark Music Centre in Dublin, her talent is clear to see and hear.
Her recent song 'Strength to be Strong', showcases her ability to fuse the genres of jazz, folk and soul in her songwriting. Her breathtaking new single 'Clare Sky' points towards even more success on the horizon for this Wicklow songstress.
Quote from East Coast FM Programme Director, Dave Harrington:
Each of our five finalists are all so different and impressive in their own right. The judges had a seriously tough call to make and after much consideration, Aoife was chosen as our winner. Her voice is striking and has a unique musical tone. It feels unaffected and authentic - rare to hear these days! Her songwriting skills were aptly described by one judge as being on 'another level'. Her musicality, coupled with the strength of just how genuine her music feels, really won us over. East Coast FM couldn't be prouder of our Local Hero!