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Monday 1 September 2014

Ex-Jedward minder set to star in new TV talent show

JEDWARD'S ex 'manny' Liam McKenna is appearing in a new RTE show which sees the winner working with Louis Walsh.

The Herald has learned that the ex-Six singer, who worked with the twins from the very start, is stepping into the spotlight himself with a talent programme.

And he'll naturally be enlisting the services of the X Factor judge for the show, Music Inc, as well as Tulisa Contostavlos.

It sees eight teenagers hoping to work in any area of the music industry battling it out to win a job on a new project with music mogul Louis.

They will also getting the opportunity to design a unique stage outfit for the N-Dubz star, with London beauty Tulisa personally picking her favourite ensemble.

Liam (31) told the Herald: "They'll be set a new challenge by a different celebrity each week and then one person will be eliminated every week. I'm really excited about working on it. It will be a great opportunity for young people to see what its really like to work in the music business.

"They'll quickly understand that it's not all glitz and glamour."

Open to all transition year students and being made by Tyrone Productions, entrants must be 16 years or older on March 2013 to enter the show, which starts filming in April and will run over the summer months.

To apply, email music@tyroneproductions.ie.

mfinn@herald.ie

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