A group from Co Louth were the overall winners of the Irish Youth Music Awards

A group from Co Louth were the overall winners of the Irish Youth Music Awards in Croke Park yesterday.

Youth Work Ireland Louth won the competition for a second year in a row performing “Even for a Day”.

Local band Hedcase from Co Monaghan also performed, while the winners will receive a professional recording contract.

The competition aims to give young people the opportunity to showcase their musical talents and song writing abilities.