Martina McBride Concert

On Friday last I asked James McDonagh if he’d be interested in going to a concert in Castlebar on Saturday night.  Martina McBride was performing there and I didn’t know a lot about her other than I’d have liked some of her songs.  James said he’d go along so tickets…

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Forty Shades of Green

The story goes that Johnny Cash visited Ireland and, as the plane approached Shannon airport he noticed the fields below and their green colour – he noticed too that there were shades of green, forty he concluded! and on return to America wrote the lovely song that tells of some…

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From Galway to Graceland

This is a lovely song that tells of a woman’s fascination with or was it love for Elvis.  She walked out of her home in search of her dream.  A long journey, a troubled soul but there’s determination there too.  The “High Kings” version is lovely – so too Seán…

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