100 Years of Danny Boy

A massive outdoor celebration of one of the world’s most popular songs, Danny Boy.

Danny Boy is one of the world’s most loved songs with hundreds of recorded versions by acts as diverse as Elvis Presley, The Pogues, and The Muppets, to name but a tiny few.

All citizens of the city, including children, adults and the choirs of Derry~Londonderry, are encouraged to get out and take part in a massive outdoor performance of the song in Guildhall Square from midday to toast its 100th anniversary during the UK City of Culture celebrations.

The mass performance will be led by Donal Doherty and his internationally acclaimed Codetta Choir who will be joined by the award-winning St Patricks Pennyburn Primary School choir, the Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year.

Groups or individuals wishing to take part are encouraged to register their interest with Deirdre Donnelly by email: deirdre.donnelly@cityofculture2013.com.

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100 Years of Danny Boy


21 June 2013


The Guildhall
The Guildhall is one of Derry~Londonderry’s most recognisable landmarks and, has been at the heart of city life since 1890.