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YOUNG Irish singers Jack and Cormac attracted huge attention on social media over the weekend following their performance on ITV show Britain’s Got Talent.
The Co Meath teenagers – Jack Duff, 13, and Cormac Connell, 14, – sang Of Monsters and Men’s hit Little Talks on the talent show on Saturday night and got the thumbs up from all four judges.
Head judge Simon Cowell said: “It worked… it was really good,” while David Walliams compared the pair to One Direction and Simon and Garfunkel. Amanda Holden branded them “gorgeous and fabulous”.
On Twitter, actor Chris O’Dowd, model Pippa O’Connor Ormond and Kerry Footballer Paul Galvin, all voiced their support for the pair who have already had more than 180,000 hits on YouTube.
Galvin wrote: “Two absolute legends on BGT!!! On the Irish!!!”
Jack and Cormac, who met at at St Pat’s Classical School in Navan, will now progress to the next stage of the competition.