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Performers Llyod Hogan, Deana Purcell, and Jordan Lowther with the RuffKulture CD.
CD launch by RuffKulture. RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based  at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
They launched their album on Saturday May 23 at 2pm to 6pm in Camden Palace.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
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EE news 23/05/2015.
Performers Llyod Hogan, Deana Purcell, and Jordan Lowther with the RuffKulture CD.
CD launch by RuffKulture. RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based  at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
They launched their album on Saturday May 23 at 2pm to 6pm in Camden Palace.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
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EE news 23/05/2015.
Performers Llyod Hogan, Deana Purcell, and Jordan Lowther with the RuffKulture CD.
CD launch by RuffKulture. RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based  at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
They launched their album on Saturday May 23 at 2pm to 6pm in Camden Palace.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
www.eveningecho.ie
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Antoinette O’Brien (second from left) with her team mates Donna Schwarz, Ruth Doherty and Cliona O’Carroll preparing to get some practise in before the big race this weekend.
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VIDEO; Youths in Gurranabraher launch first album

EE news 23/05/2015.
Performers Llyod Hogan, Deana Purcell, and Jordan Lowther with the RuffKulture CD.
CD launch by RuffKulture. RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based  at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
They launched their album on Saturday May 23 at 2pm to 6pm in Camden Palace.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
www.eveningecho.ie
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