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, while his Rock ‘n’ Roll … [Read more...] about Songs of the Irish American and Canadian Diaspora
To mark Ireland’s National Famine Commemoration Day (Sunday, May 16) Songs of the Great Hunger shares the music of Brendan Graham performed at famine commemoration events in Ireland, Australia, and Canada.
The program explores the historical experiences of Irish emigrant communities during the Great Hunger that inspired classic songs such as Ochón an Gorta Mór, Crucán na … [Read more...] about SONGS OF THE