Keelin McGinn a young singer and song writer gets her chance to audition on American Idol tonight.

The daughther of Benny and Brenda McGinn ,moved to the States to pursue her career in music.

Her dad is originally from Hayestown,Navan and her mum is from Dungarvan, county Waterford.

Keelin completed her studies in Cork were she graduated in music at the Cork School of Music.

With an avid love of music,singing and song writing she headed to America and hopes to build a successfull career.

She will appear tonight local time singing her own song “Don’t Call Me”

So from all her family and friends in Ireland a big “Thigh Keelin”