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1797 One of the greatest songwriters ever to come out of Ireland, Samuel Lover was born on this day in 1797. He was a talented novelist, painter and singer but is probably remembered best for his songs.
Click here to read more about Samuel Lover – artist, songwriter, novelist, folklorist

Samuel_lover-Come-live-in-my-heart-Image copyright Ireland Calling

Fil Campbell with Tommy Sands perform What Will You Do Love.

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Isobella Hamilton

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1993 Enya, was awarded with the Grammy for Best New Age Album on this day in 1993 for her album Shepherd Moons. The first of four Grammy awards the Donegal singer has won.

Click here to read more about Enya
Shepherd Moons by Enya


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1999 Folk legends the Chieftains won the Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy on this day in 1999 with Long Journey Home.
Click here to read more about the Chieftains

Interested in discovering more about your Irish roots? This free online genealogy course with Strathclyde University shows you how to trace your family tree and also covers the use of DNA testing in genealogical research.

Here’s The corrs and The Chieftains


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1999  Irish band Clannad won the Best New Age Album Grammy on this day in 1999 for Landmarks, released 25 years after the band first got together.
Click here to read more about Clannad

Here’s Clannadd with the Theme From Harry’s Game.


February

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More on Irish history

Did you know?

  People with Irish roots have a great opportunity to start searching their family history for free thanks to ancestry.ie who have made more than ten million records available online. The family tree website has published Catholic Parish Registers dating from 1655 all the way up to 1915. Find out more.

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