‘Tóraíocht Shonais’ is a collection of stories and songs that illustrate the history of Irish emigration to the United States & Canada.
The album includes 8 songs alongside incredible stories of Irish emigration through the ages; emigration during the Great Famine, travelling on the Titanic, the Irish in the Wild West, John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland and so much more.
released December 18, 2017
Produced by Helena Byrne.
Introduction by Patrick Murphy.
Advertisements performed by Michael Heavey, Margaret Toomey & Mark Hewitt.
Master of Ceremonies performed by Michael Heavey.
Heckling performed by John Byrne, Michael Heavey, Margaret Toomey & Mark Hewitt.
Piano by Josh Johnston.
'No Irish Need Apply' music & lyrics by Kathleen O'Neill - Vocals by Helena Byrne.
All other dialogue written & performed by Helena Byrne.
Recorded by Michael Manning. Mastering by David Montuy.