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04/08/2021

WATCH: Scór Dhoire's deliver powerful performance of Danny Boy

43 artists perform a dedication to all frontline health workers, GAA volunteers and community workers

Scór Dhoire's impressive virtual performance of Danny Boy has been dedicated to all frontline health workers, GAA volunteers and community workers who have delivered during the lockdown period.

An email went to all clubs and on a social media inviting participants on May 6th the product was complete on June 5th.

"We are delighted with how it turned out and simply overwhelmed at the response to the video," commented Derry's Irish Language and Cultural Officer Una Ferguson.

"It is a way of showcasing our cultural talent and activities during these unprecedented times."

The project took many hours of practice and piecing together with 43 artists performing, in come cases dual roles

Jack Warnock, Niall Comer Una and Hannah Ferguson.  Dónal Close helped with the musical arrangement, under the direction of producer Gareth McGreevy.

"Our good Scór friend Gareth McGreevy pulled everything together and provided us with a stunning finished product," Una concluded.

"Coiste Scór Dhoire are incredibly indebted to Gareth, who has also produced many other collaborations."

The artists are listed below.

Ballinascreen: Patricia Herron, Cara Murray, Catherine Heaney
Ballinderry: Patrick Bell, Emily Cullen
Bellaghy: Nicola Scullion, Clodagh Ní Mháirtín, Clodagh Quinn, Bronagh Heavron, Mairéad O'Kane, Edel Quinn, Hannah McAuley
Glack: Ashlene Allen
Glen: Éinín Duggan, Anna Deehan, Enya Young, Hannah Ferguson, Annie Ní Lochlainn, Mary Ní Lochlainn
Glenullin: Dubhla Mullan, Clodagh McBride, Fergal Close, Donal Close, Roisin McIlvar, Ruairí Boylan, Cliodhna Boylan, Rhiannon Comer, Mairéad Comer, Sinéad Close, Lucy Millar, Ronan Close, Méabh Close, Niall Comer
Kevin Lynch's: Odhrán McCloskey
Lavey: Niamh McGlinchey
Magherafelt: Marie Molloy, Eimear McCollum, Jane Millar, Éadaoin Hegarty, Carol Shivers
Slaughtneil: Faoiltiarna Burke, Kathryn Mullan, Therese Mellon

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