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New Release

Rita Gallagher – If my Health is Spared



Donegal ambassador of song Rita Gallagher has released a new selection of 14 previously unrecorded songs under the title IF MY HEALTH IS SPARED. The 2023 recordings are freely available on Rita's YouTube channel with notes on where she learned the song, and song words.

The selection of songs from the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Singer of the Year reflects many influences in her singing life including Paddy Tunney and Packie Manus Byrne, and as always are delivered with Rita's immaculate control and attention to detail.

A really generous contribution to the world of song from one of Ireland's finest singers.

  1. Anach Cuain
  2. A Maid in her Father's Garden
  3. The Banks of the Moy
  4. Derry so Fair
  5. The Shores of Lough Erne
  6. Rocking the Cradle
  7. My Bonnie Blue Eyed Lassie
  8. Burns and Highland Mary
  9. Siúil a Rún
  10. Slieve Gallion Braes
  11. The Quiet Land of Erin
  12. Meet Me Tonight on the Shore
  13. The Blantyre Explosion
  14. The Green Fields of Canada