This 25 year old version of Irish folk song ‘Grace’ is sure to be one of the best you’ll hear.
Ceállach Reid, from yrone, posted this clip on his Facebook page last month, where it really started to take off. So far, it has nearly a quarter of a million views since November 3.
The video, which has been shared over 3,000 times, is one of many the young singer has recorded, but there is a special place in her heart for this song.
“Grace is one of my favorite songs to sing because the lyrics are beautiful, but I also have a lot of others including: Raglan Road, Streets of New York and Caledonia,” she told Independent. .ie.
“I’m a huge fan of Christy Moore, Cara Dillon, and Arthur and The Fureys, so they also inspire my love of music and writing.”
Ceállach has already built up a significant number of online subscribers with around 13,000 fans on Facebook, which she hopes will help achieve one of her biggest ambitions.
“One of my biggest dreams is to sing our national anthem in Croke Park during a football game because GAA is a big part of my family and my community,” she said.
“I am a full-time elementary school teacher, but I hope to use my musical talents to do more in schools and communities. “
The song, about one of the 1916 Rising frontman Joeseph Plunkett, was written by Sean And Frank O’Meara in 1985.
Before being executed by the British for treason in May 1916 for his role in the Uprising, he married his girlfriend Grace Gifford in Kilmainham Chapel Prison.
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