Summer Songs

Ireland, a nation of moody musicians inspired by the damp weather, changes its tune for the summer sun.

Take a look at these seven quintessential Irish summer song lyrics, and tell us we don’t have a vulnerable side.

Treasure the sentiment; like the summer sun, it may soon be gone.

Click the images below to hear their songs.

Bagatelle - Summer in Dublin

Bono and Andrea Corr - Summer Wine

Van Morrison - Endless Summer

Declan O'Rourke - Galileo

The Pogues - Summer in Siam

Mary Black - Song for Ireland

John Spillane - Dance of the Cherry Trees


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