Irish singer Orla Gartland appeals for info after gear stolen in London

Irish singer Orla Gartland appeals for info after gear stolen in London

IRISH singer Orla Gartland has appealed for information after gear was stolen from her tour van after a gig in London.

Gartland made the appeal on social media following her gig at London’s Electric Ballroom on October 15.

The More Like You singer said her van was broken into on October 16 while it was parked in the car park of Travelodge Wembley.

Instruments, clothing and other items were taken, although Gartland says it could have been worse.


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"Some of it may end up discarded but we're certain some will end up on sale — please keep an eye out in shops and online," wrote Gartland.

She added: "It seems that whoever broke into the van was disturbed and didn't get a chance to help themselves to everything there — this could have been much worse.

"No one is hurt and everyone in our beautiful tour crew has been supporting one another so much since all of this kicked off."

The show went on for Gartland however, with the crew able to source enough equipment for the final date on their tour at Brighton last Sunday.

Gartland praised the Brighton audience for lifting her spirits and said the response from those offering help had restored her faith in people.

"I lost so much faith in humanity when I found out we'd been robbed," she wrote on Facebook, "everyone reaching out to offer support has massively helped to restore that faith."

Gartland's debut album, Woman On The Internet, reached the Top 10 in Britain and Ireland after its release in August.

The singer has asked anyone with information on the stolen gear to contact her manager by email at [email protected]

Full details of the stolen items can be found on a Highlight on the singer’s Instagram page by clicking here.