Irish Music Month crown new Local Hero

The band ‘Chameleon’ have been crowned overall winner of Irish Music Month’s A New Local Hero.

OceanFM’s entry, ‘Whatever Suits’, didn’t make the cut for the final that took place at The Academy in Dublin last night.

The shortlist of five were, Carrie Baxter (WLR), Chameleon (98FM), Fintan McKahey (96FM), Leah Moran (Spin 1038) and Mia Yermeche (FM104).

‘Chameleon’ takes home a prize of €5,000, recording equipment and work begins on the release of a single