Music fans in Dundalk's Spirit Store were treated to an unforgettable evening a couple of weekends ago when Hozier and Ellie Goulding turned up unannounced to perform in the intimate venue as part of Guinness Amplify. 

Beforehand, music editor John Balfe spent a couple of hours in studio with the Wicklow man where he recorded a beautiful rendition of his song 'Take Me To Church' and spoke of his newfound success and the struggles that he had to overcome to get to where he is today. Check it out above.