This version of The Galway Shawl is by The Dubliners, featuring some scenic views of Galway.
Danny Quinn performs live to a guitar accompaniment.
This version from Johnny McEvoy.
For a totally different take on the song, this is Cerys Matthews who was formerly lead singer with Welsh band, Catatonia. She combines Galway Shawl with the Catatonia hit, Strange Glue. This performance was recorded live for Irish television.
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