Home to Donegal

Greencastle Singer/songwriter Patsy Cavanagh is to be presented with a special IMRO award to “mark the longstanding contribution that his song ‘Home to Donegal’ has made in Irish music circles”

Recent recipients of awards from IMRO include:  The High Kings,  Christie Moore,  Picture This, The Coronas and Derek Ryan.

The presentation is scheduled to take place on Monday 30th July at 3pm at the Daniel O’Donnell Visitor Centre in Dungloe.

Daniel O’Donnell, Victor Finn (IMRO CEO) and Peter Bardon (Bardis Music) will be attending.

Donegal Anthem

Regarded as the unofficial Donegal anthem ‘Home to Donegal’  is sung at concerts, festivals, football matched and ” even at funerals” with over 60 different recordings including Daniel O Donnel, Nathan Carter, Mick Flavin and a host of other top Irish performers.

Patsy Cavanagh is well known for his “Songs and Stories on Inishowen” presentations in The Cairn Theatre in Greencastle every Friday evening during the summer.

Here’s a video of the song Home to Donegal on YouTube. It’s already had more than 33,000 plays.