Leanne’s love of fitness and wellbeing has been a central part of her life. As a Personal Trainer and Fitness and Lifestyle Blogger Leanne shares that passion with others on a daily basis.
Musically – Leanne first came to the public’s attention in 2008 when she won the sixth and final series of RTE’s You’re a Star competition. Following that success Leanne went on to claim the lead role in the pre West End production of Sleeping Beauty. Numerous stage roles followed with Leanne cast in productions in some of Ireland’s best known venues including The National Concert Hall, The Tivoli Theatre, UCH Limerick, Cork Opera House, The Bord Gais Energy Theatre and The Gaiety Theatre.[/span4][span4]
In 2008 Leanne also had a number one single in the Irish charts with “On Wings” a feat her own mother achieved in 1993 with “Life Without you” making them the first mother and daughter in Ireland to do so. Leanne has also represented her country on three occasions at the Eurovision Song Contest as Jedward’s backing singer in Dusseldorf (2011) and Azerbaijan (2012) and as a backing vocalist for Ryan Dolan in Malmo (2013). She currently is a member of new Irish outfit Liir.[/span4][span4]
Leanne also works in the world of Journalism and Broadcasting where some of her working credits include The Irish News of the World, The Sunday Times, The Irish Sun, Xpose.ie ,Dublin’s Q102 and Xpose. Leanne is best known for being the Showbiz Correspondent for TV3’s Ireland AM and Xpose. In 2014 she was the proud recipient of the Most Stylish Newcomer award at the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards.[/span4] [/row_fluid][/widerow]