This one will never make it past Institute of Study Abroad blog quality control. This is more an ear-worm than a Desert Island disc.
John Spillane is an Irish folk singer and Irish language advocate.
After starting off in rock and jazz bands adopting a mid-Atlantic drawl, he returned to his true love, traditional Irish music . He has made several albums of traditional Irish songs but he also releases quirky, funny folk songs all in his distinctive Cork accent.However, this charming little song has been in my head recently.
Writing this in the time of the lockdown, there is so much anger, fear and uncertainty. Yet it’s a beautiful spring day and all week I’ve been reading about the extraordinary efforts of ordinary people. Kindness and empathy abound. I’m very proud of how our island have clubbed together so far under this challenge. I guess I’m saying, ‘well done everyone’.