Search is on for Ireland's most unusual talent

A hidden talent search has been launched across Ireland with the aim of discovering one extraordinary person with the nation's most unusual talent.

To mark the launch of the Heineken sponsored search, Irish legends Conor McGregor (mixed martial arts champion), Jennifer Maguire (TV and radio broadcaster) and Shane Byrne (former Irish Rugby International) have revealed their own surprising skill sets.

In a video - created to mark the launch of Ireland's search for hidden talents - Conor McGregor reveals his delicate Origami creations, Jennifer Maguire puts in a piano performance with a (double-jointed) twist and Shane Byrne ditches the scrum for the drums.

From now until March 2 Heineken is inviting anyone to submit their legendary talents (with a difference) via Heineken.ie/IrishLegend. In exchange, Heineken will reward one lucky legend with a once in a lifetime trip to stay on their very own private paradise island in Belize.

A spokesperson for Heineken went on: "The stage has been set for one Irish legend to reveal their legendary talent. From bird calling to bar tricks and everything in between, if it’s out of the ordinary and legendary we want to know!"


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