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'Hallelujah' Irish priest goes worldwide with 2.4million views in two days

Now THAT is a wedding video.

THE MEATH PRIEST who brought the house down at a wedding by singing a personal version of Hallelujah has gone global.

Father Ray Kelly’s epic performance in Oldcastle, Co Meath has won the attention of the international media and racked up almost 2.4million views on YouTube in the last two days alone.

He told yesterday that he had only visited YouTube “about twice” before being told his song had been uploaded.

Here’s how the video went worldwide:

It was in the New York Daily News:

The Mail Online:

The Ottawa Citizen:

The Independent:

The Independent Journal:

And here’s that video again. Fr Kelly revealed yesterday that he’s already made two charity albums, with a third one in the works.

Source: invitationlovejesus/YouTube

Plus the decorous Irish audience’s reaction:

‘It’s gone crazy’: Meet the singing Meath priest behind THAT viral wedding video>

More: Irish priest amazes wedding couple with epic personal version of Hallelujah>

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