Rory McCarthy sings “Valley of Jarama” at ceremony to mark centenary of Michael O’Riordan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IqnMPFXhKPY&t=6s Cork singer Rory McCarthy sings "Valley of Jarama", a song from honouring the International Brigades . A short ceremony was held across the road from 37, Pope's Quay, Cork where Michael O'Riordan was born was born in 1917. The young O'Riordan left from here in 1938 and travelled to Spain to fight on the … Continue reading Rory McCarthy sings “Valley of Jarama” at ceremony to mark centenary of Michael O’Riordan

A new Cork Song about Mother Jones

On Tuesday evening 31st July at the "gathering" for the Mother Jones Festival at the Maldron Hotel, the Cork Singers Club were singing songs to honour Mary Harris/Mother Jones.   Among the contributors was Teresa Ní Chárthaigh who sang her own composition which she had worked on for some time after reading about the life … Continue reading A new Cork Song about Mother Jones