Eoghan Quigg
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Eoghan Quigg
Eoghan Quigg is an Irish pop singer and occasional actor from Dungiven in Northern Ireland, who finished third in the fifth series of the British television music talent contest The X Factor in 2008. As a result of his X Factor success, Quigg was due to be signed by Simon Cowell, X Factor creator/producer and owner and CEO of Syco Records, but was instead signed to RCA after Cowell pulled out.
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MCCC Graduates Include Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne, Villanova Residents
Bryn Mawr- Gladwyne Patch - over 4 years
  Bryn Mawr resident Anthony Torres, Gladwyne resident Sarah Salmi and Villanova resident Garrett Reid were among the 1,392 graduates at Montgomery County Community College's commencement May 17. The college released its graduate list Wednesday afternoon, touting it as the longest list in history. Below are the rest of the graduates, listed by residence. Abington: Daniel Appel, Abigail Cook, Kevin Donnelly, Tarah Hollister, Emily Munn, Keith Prater, Jordan Wiener Ambler: Thomas Afflerbach, Brooke Blake, Joseph Byer, Michael Ciavarelli, Harrison Courtney, Antonio Davoli, Jonathan Deck, Samantha Depaul, Erin Dicesare, Jessica Dodson, Paul Dooley, Justin Echevarria, Ken Garland, Matthew Hoag, Joseph Krasucki, Jade Maldonado, Shawn McGlade, Heidi Oates, Matthew Olson, Jaime Sheridan, Lisa Ventresca, Savannah Weldon Ardmore: Anthony Brunke  Ardsley: Megan Herbert, Julie Rupp Audubon: Karalyn Fielding, Monica Mullin  Bala Cynwyd: Christopher Berglar, Joseph Cohen, Dan ...
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X Factor 2011: How to profit from Britain's most popular show - betting.betfair.com
Google News - over 5 years
Conversely, contestants who are assured and polished in the early shows - like Eoghan Quigg - often have little else to give. Always be willing to reassess your portfolio. Keep an eye out for contestants who are quirky and interesting
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X Factor songbird Janet Devlin gets a flock of celebs tweeting - Belfast Telegraph
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By coincidence, Dungiven schoolboy Eoghan Quigg also made the final twice, failing to win both times. He then went on to compete and come third in The X Factor. Drumragh principal Nigel Frith said: "Janet took part in the contest at our school and was
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Cher Lloyd, Jedward, Leona Lewis: Biggest X Factor Winners And Losers - Gigwise
Google News - over 5 years
From the phenomenal success stories of the likes of Leona Lewis, JLS, Alexandra Burke and – to everyone's surprise – Jedward, through to the near-obliviousness of artists such as Leon Jackson, Steve Brookstein and Eoghan Quigg, we've gathered them all
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X Factor 2011: Luke Lucas wows at London's O2 auditions (VIDEO) - Unreality TV (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... tryout piece and you can listen to his performance in the video below. You can also listen to an earlier performance of Bruno Mars' 'Grenade' by Luke underneath. Let us know if you think he could be the next Eoghan Quigg in the comments section below!
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Man charged with criminal damage to Eoghan Quigg flag - Belfast Telegraph
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A 32-year-old man from Co Down has been charged with causing criminal damage to a flag bearing the image of former X Factor star Eoghan Quigg. Andrew Watson, from Church Grove, Clough near Downpatrick, is alleged to have committed the
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Man accused of damaging X-Factor's Eoghan Quigg flag - BBC News
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A 32-year-old man from Downpatrick has been charged with causing criminal damage to a flag containing an image of X Factor star Eoghan Quigg. Andrew Watson from Church Grove is alleged to have committed the offence at the Crescent Link Retail Park in
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Cancer's no match for date with a pop star - Irish Independent
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All her family and friends came along, as did special guests former Eurovision singer Mickey Joe Harte and 'X Factor' contestant Eoghan Quigg. But Niamh got a very special phone call on the night from Westlife star Shane. "Her whole face just lit up
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Olly Murs enjoys a little X Factor flirting with Caroline Flack - stv.tv
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Rebecca Ferguson and Zayn Malik publicly declared their love for one another in recent months and Diana Vickers even had a spell with Eoghan Quigg when they were spotted sharing a snog after the 2008 final. Olly Murs was once part of the rumour mill
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No X Factor auditions in Ireland after Dublin date axed - BBC News
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In series one of the show back in 2004, Sligo singer Tabby Callaghan finished in third place overall, whilst in 2008 Dungiven-born Eoghan Quigg also placed third. In 2005 another Sligo act, The Conway Sisters, progressed just as far as Jedward would
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Sean Kingston Nearly Dead After God Based Jet Skiing Accident - hecklerspray
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The priest then made an Eoghan Quigg 'vote for me' face. “Sean Kingston was in an accident today. No further details are available at the moment. He and his family thank everyone for the well-wishes.” Now, we eagerly await to see how forgiving God is
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Eoghan Quigg
    TWENTIES
  • 2014
    Age 20
    In February 2014, Quigg was announced by RTÉ as one of the five acts that would compete to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, with the song "The Movie Song".
    More Details Hide Details He finished second in the contest.
    Quigg competed in the Irish national selection for the chance to represent Ireland at the Eurovision but finished second in 2014.
    More Details Hide Details Eoghan Karl Christopher Quigg grew up in Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Singing along to Disney cartoons since the age of two, Quigg found his voice when he was in class and told to stand up and sing as a punishment. To the teacher's surprise he sang well, which led to his becoming a choir boy. From then on he sang lead roles in school musicals, such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2009
    Age 15
    Quigg played a minor role in the BBC sitcom Dani's House, playing himself. He appeared as a guest on the 22 December 2009 edition of Alan Carr: Chatty Man and featured as a guest on Harry Hill's TV Burp on 19 February 2011.
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    Quigg released his only album, titled Eoghan Quigg, on 6 April 2009. "28,000 Friends", the sole single from Quigg, peaked at no. 96 in the UK Singles Chart.
    More Details Hide Details The album charted at number 14 and spent 3 weeks in the top 100. It debuted at Number 1 on the Irish Albums Chart, and left the charts eight weeks later. The album met with negative reviews; Peter Robinson of The Guardian claimed it to be "the worst album in the history of recorded sound". The album was criticised for its lack of original material, low production values and poor singing performance from Quigg. Following disappointing album sales, Quigg was dropped by RCA Records.
    On 15 January 2009 it was announced that Quigg had landed a record deal with Syco's parent company Sony BMG.
    More Details Hide Details The Sun later reported that Cowell had revoked his offer to Quigg and that he has been signed to RCA Records.
    Quigg released an eponymous studio album in 2009, to negative reviews.
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  • 2008
    Age 14
    Quigg appeared at the Cheerios Childline Concert at the Dublin O2 in Dublin on 16 December 2008, among big stars including Enrique Iglesias, Anastasia, Boyzone and many more.
    More Details Hide Details In December he also appeared on The Late Late Show where it was announced that Irish boyband Boyzone had invited him on their UK and Ireland Better Tour. After Alexandra Burke won the X Factor, Simon Cowell's Syco Music announced that it intended to sign Quigg, along with Burke, second place JLS, and fourth place Diana Vickers.
    Quigg auditioned for the talent show The X Factor in front of judges Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Quigg got past the "judges' houses" stage of the competition, and made it to the live shows in Cowell's 14–24 boys group, along with Scott Bruton and Austin Drage, both of whom were eliminated early in the live shows. On the first live show, Quigg sang "Imagine" and was highly praised by the judges. On the second live show (Michael Jackson week) he sang "Ben" which was also praised. On Big Band week Quigg sang "L-O-V-E" and received a standing ovation from the judges and the crowd. He made it to the semi-finals and after performances of "Year 3000" and "Does Your Mother Know" was voted through to the final. Quigg eventually finished third, with Alexandra Burke the winner, and JLS runners-up.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1992
    Age -2
    Born on July 12, 1992.
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