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In Pictures: Lip Sync battle extravaganza in Newry raises thousands for charity

A lip sync fundraising event in Newry in aid of victim support charity AdvocacyVSV raised over £12,000 on Friday night.

Thanks to the incredible support and hard work of the acts, sponsors, and volunteers, the charity were able to raise £12,383.55 and €33.

A spokesperson for Advocacy VSV said: “The event was a true testament to the kindness and compassion of our supporters, who came together to show that our victims are not alone. From individual donations to business contributions, every act of support made a difference and got us closer to our fundraising goals.

“We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who played a part in making this event a success. Whether you attended the event, donated funds, volunteered your time, or helped spread the word, your support is truly appreciated.

“It is because of your generosity that we can continue our mission. We look forward to continuing our work together and making an even greater impact in the future.”

Check out the gallery from the event, held in the Canal Court, below.

Advocacy VSV advocate on behalf of and support Victims of Sexual Violence. The Charity was founded in 2018 and is the only charity in NI to offer a professional and specialist service to both males and females in the safety of their own home.

Advocacy VSV stand with Victims who are facing the Criminal Justice System and those who are perhaps too frightened to report the crime but need a safe and professional space to process trauma.

For more information about AdvocacyVSV and our upcoming events, please visit our Social Page on Instagram and Facebook @AdvocacyVSV

All Blacks – Kerry Trainor, Sean McCartan, Orla Smitha, Caolam Smith

Judges and Compere – Paul Quinn, Eimear Toner, Connor Phillips, Conor Rodgers, Ryan McDowell

Wendy Sloan, Niamh Quinn, Racheal Sloan

Judges with Emma Kearney

Niamh Quinn, Marina Simone and Connor Phollips

Kira Cunningham

Niamh Quinn – the founder and the advocate

Brian Reavy and Daryll Galloghy

Laura Morris, Katherine Donaldson and Marina Simone

Eimear Fitzpatrick

Elaine Trainor

Bevin O’Hare and Marcus Baird

Riagan and Brogan O’Hare

Laura Murtagh Choreographer for the event

Sophie Annett

Judges – Ryan McDowell, Conor Rodgers, Eimear Toner and Paul Quinn

Maria, Emma and Aislinn Kearney

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