Friday 19 October 2018

WATCH: This leaving cert student's version of Damien Dempsey's 'Sam Jenkins' as gaeilge will send shivers down your spine

Roisin Seoighe

Roisin Seoighe, a leaving cert student in Carraroe County Galway is from Ros A Mhíl, Galway

Musician Damien Dempsey took to Facebook to express his love for the cover of his song, posting:

I had tears in my eyes when this amazing young singer from Connemara in the West of Ireland sent me this video, my young friend Roisin Seoige. To hear the song as Gaeilge makes its all the more poignant and powerful and my God what a voice. Do yourself a favour a chairde and check out her original music, she is a great talent and only getting started, go hiontach!

 

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