We are very pleased that Joe McGonigle will once again play his haunting ballads from Donegal for us at the evening concert to celebrate The Flax Mill Open Day 2021.
His highlight for the evening will be “Keep The Fight In Your Hearts”, a song getting a lot of attention on the internet with Paul Mc Devitt giving it a great review on Highland Radio’s Saturday Shuffle.
The song has inspired Hermann Glaser-Baur, co-owner of The Flax Mill, to write a powerful commentary, “Take off your Crowns!”, found on our blog.
Here’s Joe explaining its importance in his own words:
I wrote this song “Keep The Fight In Your Hearts” to help highlight the despair and support the people affected by the Mica Crisis in Donegal and beyond. I always say “if I can’t feel it, I can’t write it”. And in this case I felt it! We all feel the suffering that this crisis is causing to so many families, young and old. All the profits from the sale of my CD will go to the ‘Mica Redress 100% No Less’ campaign. A little help for the those affected to get the justice they deserve.
“KEEP THE FIGHT IN YOUR HEARTS”.. MAY IT BE AN ANTHEM OF CHANGE IN THE WAY THIS COUNTRY IS GOVERNED…. ITS TIME THE ORDINARY PEOPLE ARE TREATED WITH THE RESPECT THEY DESERVE.
“Keep The Fight In Your Hearts”
The CDs are in local shops and, for anyone further afield, who would be willing to sell them, please get in contact with Joe on:
Joe has promised us a surprise for his performance at the Flax Mill in September and has generously allowed us to share his headline song . Listen, enjoy and support his cause.