WATCH Which classic folk song deserves to be called Irelands favourite

first_img By Conor McCrave WATCH: Which classic folk song deserves to be called Ireland’s favourite? Artists including singer Niamh Farrell and Villagers who perform tracks chosen by the public. https://jrnl.ie/4608180 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Apr 27th 2019, 12:02 PM 113 Comments Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeThe Town I Loved So Well – The Henry Girls Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeThe Green Fields of France – Niamh Farrell and Niall Hanna Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeThe Foggy Dew – Daoirí Farrell Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeDanny Boy – Declan O’Rourke Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeA Rainy Rainy Night in SoHo – Steo Wall Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeOn Raglan Road – Villagers Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeThe Parting Glass – Freddie White Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeThe public can vote for their favourite performances here. center_img THE SEARCH IS on to find Ireland’s favourite folk song after people voted for the tune they think is the country’s best.A new series set to air on RTÉ this weekend, and hosted by songstress Mary Black – Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song – will showcase the songs that the nation voted for.Throughout the five-part series, well-known faces from across the country will take to the stage with their own rendition of the top 10 folk songs as chosen by the public, while also deep-diving into the history behind them.Some of the artists on the line-up for the show include Niamh Farrell, teen singing sensation Sibéal, and Conor O’Brien from indie folk band The Villagers.Other artists performing include Saint Sister, The Henry Girls and Steo Wall.Here are all the stars and their songs, which are set to feature across the five episodes.Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song airs on RTÉ One on Sunday at 7.30pm.Only a Woman’s Heart – Saint Sisters Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeÓró Sé Do Bheatha Bhaile – Lumiere, Síbeal and Nicola Joyce Source: RTÉ – IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTubeRocky Road to Dublin – Lankum Short URL Saturday 27 Apr 2019, 12:01 PM Share Tweet Email13 72,318 Views last_img read more