This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 8 °C Monday 14 October, 2019
Advertisement

This Longford 11-year-old's stunning cover of Grace is going viral on Facebook

For the weekend that’s in it.

THE RISING COMMEMORATIONS continue today with a host of concerts and events in the city centre, as well as a star-studded concert on RTÉ One later tonight.

caoimhemooney Source: Facebook/Evolution Stage School

For the weekend that’s in it, 11-year-old Caoimhe Mooney from Longford has covered the popular Irish folk tune Grace.

The song tells the story of Grace Gifford and her wedding to James Plunkett on the morning he was executed for his role in the 1916 Rising.

Caoimhe, a student of Evolution Stage School, does an absolutely beautiful job of it:

Posted by on Monday, 14 October 2019

Can’t see the video? Click here.

The video has been viewed almost 100,000 times since it was posted last week, and Caoimhe’s sweet rendition of the classic song has moved a lot of people.

Now if you’ll excuse us, we need to find out who’s been chopping onions.

DailyEdge is on Snapchat! Tap the button below to add!

53956b07-d1fd-4bfa-bedc-8f843dc008c6

More: A Cork artist is drawing the leaders of the 1916 Rising, comic book-style>

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (6)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel