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SING A SONG FOR IRELAND

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'Sing a Song for Ireland

Raise a glass or two

Irish sons and daughters

We remember you '

'Sing a Song for Ireland ' is a show sharing the story of the Irish in Australia

It is a story that stems all the way back to the famine. It explores the reasons behind early emigration to Australia and incorporates traditional and contemporary Irish songs

As a daughter of Irish parents - I believe that we are the keepers of the story now and that we have a duty to remember and to keep telling the story. The show has been performed throughout Australia to wonderful reviews.

If you, your festival, community, or parish would like to experience the show 'Sing a Song for Ireland' please call Maria on 0411158593 or email mariaforde1@gmail.com

Check out my 2 you tube clips. One features the song 'Celtic Tears' a song about the current emigration of men, women and children to Australia. In 2011, 40,000 Irish nationals emigrated. Sadly, Ireland's loss is Australia's gain.

The 2nd clip is an excerpt from 'Sing A Song for Ireland' performed at the National Celtic Festival Portarlington.

Clip no 2 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO6AcSYcZBg

Testimonials ....


'As an Irish person it was such an emotional experience - your voice is a gift - lilting, haunting, joyful. Helen Allen
'As an Irish person - it is important to to make sure we never forget our roots and the hard times. Thank you for telling our story'. Margaret Harkin
'A wonderful journey of our heritage with songs from the heart resonating lyrical perfection
Bron and Annie (Melbourne)
'What a joyous sometimes sad journey of love, hope and inspiration - was brought alive in 'Sing a Song for Ireland'
Chris and Kelvin (Melbourne)
'A beautifully woven Irish story and song expressed with emotion and sincerity' Trish Gaffney