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Songs of the Irish American and Canadian Diaspora

The National Famine Museum, Strokestown Park and Irish Heritage Trust have released a new film, Songs of the Irish American and Canadian Diaspora (with Brendan Graham). It is funded by the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme. Brendan Graham’s songs such as You Raise Me Up and Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears have become modern-day classics,Read more..

Ronan Tynan Sings
for George H.W. Bush

Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan sang Silent Night, as well as another song in Irish, at former President George H.W. Bush’s bedside, shortly before he passed away. “Believe it or not,” said James A. Baker III, Bush’s longtime friend and former secretary of state, “the president was mouthing the words.” Tynan also sang “Last Full MeasureRead more..

Videos of Interest

In March of this year, when all of New York was thinking green, The Irish Tenors held a concert to honor those who set their hearts on the red, white, and blue. The live “Ellis Island” concert was held in the Registry Hall of the main building where 15-year-old Irish citizen Annie Moore was theRead more..

Hitting the High Notes

Ireland’s own three tenors discuss love, God and Celine Dion with Sarah Buscher. ℘℘℘ Ask the Irish tenors why they’re such a hit and they’ll give you different answers, each oddly in keeping with their personalities. “Tenors are known to be the romantics,” offers Anthony Kearns, who, with his piercing blue eyes, is considered theRead more..