#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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#OTD in Irish History – 22 May:

1805 – Michael Doheny, poet and Young Irelander, is born near Fethard, Co. Tipperary. 1849 – Novelist, Maria Edgeworth, dies in Mostrim, Co. Longford. She is laid to rest in a vault at Edgeworthstown Church. The Great Famine which decimates the people she loves mars her last years. Even though in her late seventies, she […]

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