Dream comes true for a Carlow woman when Joe Dolan gives a live performance in her living room.

In an RTÉ Radio 2fm 'Gerry Ryan Show' competition, Tesco employee, 34 year old Angela Nolan from Pollerton near Carlow Town is declared Joe Dolan’s number one fan.The prize is a private live performance by her idol in her own home.

On the day of Joe Dolan’s visit, dozens of women descend on the Nolan home in the Kingswood estate. In preparation for his arrival the garden is festooned with knickers and banners and there are plenty of ham sandwiches to go round.

Angela Nolan says that if she ever won the lottery, she would pay for Joe to sing to her.

My dream is come true and that’s all that matters and I bet you there’s a load of women in Ireland who’d love to be in my knickers today.

Angela’s husband Martin is delighted his wife won the prize and is not at all jealous of the affection she has for the Mullingar singer. 

When Joe Dolan arrives to the Nolan’s home he is stunned by the reception her receives.

I’ve never seen so many gorgeous girls in me life.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 3 November 1999. The reporter is Damien Tiernan.