A dream come true for Borris man

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on the town for Borris to welcome home local hero, Pat Byrne this evening.

THOUSANDS of people are expected to descend on the town for Borris to welcome home local hero, Pat Byrne this evening.

The part-time music teacher who is well known from playing in local bar has shot to fame after being crowned with the coveted title The Voice of Ireland a €100,000 record contract with Universal Studios.

His delighted father, Pat senior told the Kilkenny People that his son would be met by his family and friends at 8pm this evening and travel through the town on a mobile train before arriving at the Town Hall where he is expected to perform for about an hour.

All are welcome to join in the celebrations and tea and refreshments will be available from the Town Hall.