Charity ICA Bootcamp

16 Personalities

Paul Gogarty

Paul Gogarty

(former Green Party TD)
Charity: Pieta House

Dublin native Paul Gogarty joined the Green Party in 1989 and was first elected to Dáil Eireann in May 2002 and returned in May 2007, for the constituency of Dublin Mid West. Since losing his Dáil seat, Paul has become a full-time, stay-at-home Dad although he has ambitions to return to his career in journalism is due course.

 

Peter Clohessy

Peter Clohessy

Finalist
(former Munster and Ireland prop forward)
Charity: Aware

Peter "The Claw" Clohessy is a former gnarly Ireland and Munster prop forward, winning 54 caps for his country. Peter retired from rugby in 2002 as one of the more popular characters to have played the game at the highest level. He now runs a number of businesses in his native Limerick.

 

Dr. Eva Orsmond

Dr. Eva Orsmond

(Operation Transformation)
Charity: ISPCA

Finnish born Dr. Eva Orsmond is a Medical Doctor with a special interest in weight management. Dr Eva is a regular contributor to professional publications but would be best known for her appearances on RTÉ'S Operation Transformation

 

Emma Quinlan

Emma Quinlan

(snake charmer)
Charity: Barretstown House

Model, burlesque performer and dancer, Emma's ambition to become an entertainer was cemented when she travelled to Paris as a teenager. She danced in clubs and burlesque shows and even performed with the world-famous Moulin Rouge revue.

 

Dickie Rock

Dickie Rock

(legendary entertainer)
Charity: Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland

Legendary entertainer Dickie Rock is one of Ireland's most enduring and successful singers with 25 Irish hits between 1963 and 1983. After a career spanning more than 40 years Dickie continues to tour and continues to fill venues. Dickie received a lifetime achievement award in October 2009.

 

Kamal Ibrahim

Kamal Ibrahim

Finalist
(Mr World)
Charity: Variety Club

Kamal was born in Limerick to an Italian mother and a Nigerian father. He won Mr. Ireland in 2009 and was the first winner of Mr. World in 2010. He has been so successful as Mr. World that the organisation has decided to keep him on in his role for a further year.

 

Siobhan O Connor

Siobhan O'Connor

(Broadcaster)
Charity: Temple Street Children's Hospital

Siobhan presents the Showbiz Show on 98fm every Saturday morning, interviewing celebs from the world of music, movies and TV.Siobhan thinks that her Granny might have been a member of the ICA. Her Granny was a big influence on her life and she'd often ring her for advice on everything from cooking to clothes.

 

Jessica Kurten

Jessica Kurten

Finalist
(Showjumper)
Charity: MS Ireland

Jessica Keurten was born in Northern Ireland.. She competed in her first pony competition when she was four. She has twice represented Ireland at the Olympic games and has excelled at the very highest levels of the sport internationally.

 

Keavy Lynch

Keavy Lynch

(Pop Star - Barbarella)
Charity: Make A Wish Foundation

Kamal was born in Limerick to an Italian mother and a Nigerian father. He won Mr. Ireland in 2009 and was the first winner of Mr. World in 2010. He has been so successful as Mr. World that the organisation has decided to keep him on in his role for a further year.

 

Frankie Gavin

Frankie Gavin

(De Danann - trad musician)
Charity: Turning The Tide Of Suicide

Born in Corrandulla, Co. Galway, Frankie Gavin is one of the genuine legends of Irish music. From his first TV appearance playing the tin-whistle when he was seven, through sixteen albums with the seminal Dé Dannan,'the prince of Irish fiddlers' is one of the outstanding traditional performers of the past 30 years.

 

Derek Burke

Derek Burke

(Crystal Swing)
Charity: Irish Cancer Society

Derek is the lead singer and guitarist with Crystal Swing. The band found almost instant fame in 2010 when a video of their single "He Drinks Tequila" became a viral sensation.

 

Mary McEvoy

Mary McEvoy

(Actress - Biddy from Glenroe)
Charity: Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Actress Mary McAvoy is best known for playing Biddy Byrne in Glenroe. She lives in Delvin with her musician partner and runs a mixed farm there.

 

 

Stephen Carter

Dave Young

Finalist
(Entertainer & Comedian)
Charity: Homeless Street Soccer League

Comedian Dave has since built up a career performing his stand up routine around the country to packed rooms. He has made many appearances on RTE and has produced several DVDs and albums Some of the routines he is most renowned for include Riverdance in a paddling pool and a recession song "Down the Loo-Ya" (to the tune of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah.

 

Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter

( The Carter Twins)
Charity: Irish Autism Action

During the mid to late 90s, Stephen and his identical twin brother Anthony - known as The Carter Twins - were being feted as the next big thing. Signed by Louis Walsh, The Carter Twins gained a large female following throughout Ireland. The teen heartthrobs won the Smash Hits Newcomers Award in 1996, went on tour with Boyzone, and mixed with everyone from All Saints to the Spice Girls. Currently, the brothers work together running a printing business and perform in a three piece swing band known as 'The Brat Pack'.

 

Leanne Moore

Leanne Moore

( singer)
Charity: Mid Western Cancer

Leanne Moore is a singer/songwriter, FM104 radio presenter and RTÉ Your a Star Winner 2008. In May 2011 Leanne made it to the Eurovision, appearing as one of Jedward's backing singers representing Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf.

 

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