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Review by Danny McNulty

The momentous contents of this book should be read by all people who care about Celtic and their uniqueness. This book explores the links his great institution has to Ireland that is impossible to escape from. Raymond Daly’s research is meticulous with a fantastic collection of songs that can also be purchased on 2CD’s by Derek Warfield. The book covers significant periods in Ireland’s tumultuous history which embraces the enormous impact Irish immigration has had on Scotland and Celtic. The history and songs interweave to reveal how the fantastic lyrics and tunes inform and enlighten the readers on the interconnected struggles of Ireland. Most of all “Celtic and Ireland in Song and Story” is a fantastic collection of historical events that leaves you with a great felling of fulfilment and joyfulness.

Thanks for a great read!

Danny McNulty, Glasgow

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