#OTD in 1967 – Birth of singer/songwriter, Eleanor McEvoy, in Dublin.

Eleanor McEvoy composed the song ‘Only A Woman’s Heart/, title track of ‘A Woman’s Heart. The album went on to sell over three-quarters of a million copies in Ireland alone and was (and remains) the biggest selling Irish album of all time. In 2017 McEvoy was appointed Chairperson of the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO). ‘Only […]

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1967 – Eleanor McEvoy is born in Dublin. She is one of Ireland’s most accomplished contemporary singer/songwriters. McEvoy composed the song Only A Woman’s Heart, title track of A Woman’s Heart, the best-selling Irish album in Irish history.

‘Only A Woman’s Heart’ (Eleanor McEvoy) My heart is low, my heart is so low As only a woman’s heart can be As only a woman’s, as only a woman’s As only a woman’s heart can know The tears that drip From my bewildered eyes Taste of bitter sweet romance You’re still in my hopes […]

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1967 – Eleanor McEvoy was born in Dublin. She is a singer/songwriter who composed the song Only A Woman’s Heart, title track of A Woman’s Heart, one of the best-selling Irish albums in Irish history.

‘Only A Woman’s Heart’ (Eleanor McEvoy) My heart is low, my heart is so low As only a woman’s heart can be As only a woman’s, as only a woman’s As only a woman’s heart can know The tears that drip From my bewildered eyes Taste of bitter sweet romance You’re still in my hopes […]

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1967 – Eleanor McEvoy, musician, singer and songwriter, is born in Dublin.

Eleanor McEvoy (born 22 January 1967) is one of Ireland’s most accomplished contemporary singer/songwriters. McEvoy composed the song “Only A Woman’s Heart”, title track of A Woman’s Heart, the best-selling Irish album in Irish history. McEvoy’s life as a musician began at the age of four when she began playing piano. At the age of […]

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Today in Irish History – 22nd January:

1761 – Birth of Henry Welbore Agar (Ellis), 2nd Viscount Clifden, perhaps the only person to sit consecutively in four different Houses of Parliament – the two in Ireland and the two in England. 1856 – Alfred Godley, classical scholar and writer, is born in Ashfield, Co. Cavan. 1901 – Queen Victoria dies; Edward VII […]

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