Green and Red of Mayo (4:07)

Cover of Sing a Powerful Song

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We went out to a weekend festival on Clare Island in August 1990
and on the boat back on a perfect autumn evening the green and red of mayo was conceived with well known Galway free-spirited minstrel jarir al-majar. It became a song about a year later

Oh the Green and Red of Mayo

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  • clanscot

    Fab song. Love it. Makes me dream of a better place

    28 Feb 2013 Reply
  • NorthernExile

    These guys make me nostalgic for Ireland and I'm not even Irish ! Imagine I was I'd be weeping buckets ! Fantastic.

    13 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Tom_Pullings

    Set sail again! Love this tune, ah some day I will get to Mayo.

    26 Jan 2011 Reply
  • mybestmusic

    Great Song !

    13 Oct 2009 Reply
  • KeithJones

    Wonderful song! ....stay forever more...

    23 Aug 2009 Reply
  • MrsTraceyCooper

    Where the ocean kisses Ireland, the waves caress it's shore! The most amazing lyrics are found in this tune!

    15 Aug 2009 Reply

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