'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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 and 3rd clips are excerpts from 'Sing A Song for Ireland' performed at the National Celtic Festival
'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