The Story So Far
Cathal Gavin from Swinford, Co. Mayo, Ireland, sprung to fame after he released his 8-track album “VOICE OF AN ANGEL” in October of 2015 at the young age of 13
After 4 months of CD sales, Cathal with national and International support raised over €21,000 for Foxford and District Alzheimer's Charity in Co. Mayo
Cathal opened the Carraig Donn Fashion House, 50th year celebration in their flagship store
He also opened the Oireachtas Fashion Show in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, in aid of Motor Neurone disease
Cathal also performed on a number of occasions at the Operation Smile Ireland 'Carols by Candlelight' concert in Monkstown Co. Dublin -fundraising for children who need 'Cleft Palate' surgery in third world countries
Cathal opened the '10th Annual Grandparents Mass' in Knock Basilica with an attendance of over 7,000 people
Cathal has also competed in 'RTE/TG4 Junior Eurovision Song Contest' where Cathal wrote and composed his own song in Irish
Cathal has appeared on several TV and Radio shows and has performed extensively throughout Ireland at many 'Concerts and Corporate events' as well as 'Weddings and Funerals'
Cathal featured numerously on Canadian Radio & Television show “Salt & Light”
At age 16, Cathal performed at the 2019 World Youth Day - Papal Festival for Pope Francis, in Panama, Central America to an audience of 250,000 people. Over 3 million people attended these week long concerts. Cathal was the third Irish person to appear at WYD with first being Dana Rosemary Scallon (1993) and second being Fr. Liam Lawton (2002).
Cathal (17) had the privilege of singing alongside Phil Coulter, August 2019.
Cathal organised a very special event in Swinford Parish Church on the 6th December 2019 in memory of his aunt Adelle Gavin. After a sell-out night, the wonderful concert raised over €10,000 for the Mayo Roscommon Hospice.
The accomplished singer has many awards to his name, including The Mayo Dublin Association, ‘Mayo Young Person of the Year 2020’ which was awarded to Cathal in February 2020