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Oncologist to host special gig for John McGirr Fund

 Belfast oncologist Joe O’Sullivan will have a special charity performance in Sallys this Friday night.


Belfast oncologist Joe O’Sullivan will have a special charity performance in Sallys this Friday night.

BELFAST oncologist Joe O’Sullivan and his band will be in Sallys this Friday night for a one-off-gig in aid of the John McGirr Fund and Cancer Centre in Belfast.

Joe, who is the clinical director of oncology at the Cancer Centre at Belfast City hospital, was also the oncologist for the late John McGirr.

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He’s delighted to be playing a few songs from his debut album ‘Take a Deep Breath’ in Sallys.

Joe said, “I have dedicated the album to the courage of my patients and this will be a great chance for me to thank the John McGirr Fund and the McGirr family for supporting my prostate cancer research at Queens University and The Cancer Centre in Belfast for many years.”

He will also perform some new compositions and a few Bob Dylan covers. Joe will be performing live with his band from 10pm.

Meanwhile, the live music will continue on Sunday night with the ‘Hootin’ Annies’ for a night of good tunes and good craic from 10pm

The four piece band from Omagh are known for their energetic sets and blend of anything from traditional to pop.

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