Irish, Scottish, folk, and country music from many different neighbourhoods, and sometimes, from behind the scenes
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Ireland, north and south
News of violence in the North of Ireland comes in these recent days. Things are in a better situation, politically, now than in the past, but killing and loss and grief are no ways to build a lasting peace. Tommy Sands, who is from Rostrevor in Down, wrote There Were Roses, which Cara Dillon, who is from Dungiven in Derry, sings in this video. They both got it right.