Cathy Maguire performs "Our Lady of Knock" at St. Patrick's Cathedral.YouTube

A stunning version of Lady of Knock Cathy Maguire's stirring performance of "Our Lady of Knock" was a highlight for Cardinal Timothy Dolan this St. Patrick's Day period.

Maguire, from Dundalk, a professional singer, sang out the lyrics to packed St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Facebook reaction was immediate.

Maguire told IrishCentral the reaction has been overwhelming and she looks forward to following up with the numerous appearance requests that have come her way since.

Listen for yourself to a beautiful rendition of one of Ireland's most beautiful hymns.

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