WATCH: A woman on a musical mission is latest Limerick Person of the Month – Limerick Leader

A local  woman who has been putting her own unique stamp on the Irish music scene has been named the Limerick Person of the Month.

Hip hop and spoken word artist Denise Chaila is among the new wave of Irish female artists who are enjoying growing success in 2020.

Denise is the highest-charting Irish female soloist so far in 2020.

“This is a huge surprise. I get a lot of people telling me I can’t be from Limerick because of my accent, or they just see a black woman and think ‘obviously not’ but I’m really proud of being from Limerick, incredibly so. This is the city that shaped me into adulthood. I’ve lived in a lot of places but it takes a lot for me to call somewhere home,” said Denise who was presented with the Limerick Person of the Month award at the Clayton Hotel.

Denise was raised

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