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Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Around Dublin, Audio & Video, Headlines, Music | 27 comments

My Ireland: Irish Music from Martin Byrne Giveaway

We’ve got a little something to ward off the winter blahs… some Irish music by songwriter Martin Byrne from The Blackhills overlooking the scenic fishing town of Skerries, North County Dublin.


We’ve got a signed copy of his CD My Ireland that could be delivered to your door. Enter to win by listening to some of his music — either the video above or via the links below — then leave a comment on this post. The winner will be announced on Friday, February 24, 2012.

Congratulations to Maureen! She was randomly chosen as the winner.

More About Martin

My Ireland - Martin Byrne


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  1. I loved my visit to Skerries, such a cute town and gorgeous area. Nice singing too :)

  2. My 3 yr old nephew is always asking me to put on Irish music when he gets in my car. This is perfect music to play with him and my parents.

  3. Beautiful music!! I’m always looking for new Irish music to give me a little joy each day!
    Ms. Micheal Hodge

  4. The beautiful words and music and the video glimpses of my adopted home make me long to be back there once again! Soon…. Just never soon enough!


  5. I just listend to Martin- his music is so peaceful & goes great with the beauty of your country. I would love to listen to the whole cd, i would be Thrilled to win a signed copy of it.
    Enjoy the sounds & the Awesome Beauty of your Ireland. I long to see it again..


  6. That would be a really appreciated present to My mother in law for Mother’s day. I’m not Irish and she is the best mum in law I could ask for… We sit down together every sunday afternoon and we listen to Irish music in front of the fire… I love Ireland.. He is very good as well!!

  7. ‘the songs are written to be sing’ — I like that. best of luck with the album Martin.

  8. Wonderful music and a great visual message to go with it in the video. Well done!


  9. I enjoyed both the music and photography. I look forward to my third trip to Ireland after I retire.

  10. Such wonderful Irish rhythm, fabulous voice and darling pronunciation make me feel like I am once more in Ireland, where my heart feels like home.

  11. Lovely. Irish Music is the language of the angels in a place that resides in my heart.


  12. Love his voice and music – I am “coming home” in late May. Is he performing anywhere near Dublin? Will be my 14th trip

    • Sounds like home! Lucky you, Ruth–I’ve been once and want *so much* to go again!

  13. Lovely voice! [sigh] Ireland is always calling to me.

  14. Thanks Martin and Irish Fireside. Would love to win the signed CD – Liam

  15. This great music would surely make my wife long for her childhood in Co. Westmeath. Beautiful music!

  16. His voice is so smoothing! Lovely music, so calm and beautiful.

  17. Love the song and the sentiment!

  18. Beautiful – I would enjoy this so much!

  19. What a voice! And great video as well- if I don’t win it I will be purchasing it!!

  20. I cannot wait to see Ireland in person!

  21. Terrific! Would love to have his album…

  22. Takes me “home.” Also made me yearn for “Song for Ireland”. Next stop You Tube.

  23. I loved listening to Martin and his wonderful song. It certainly made me want to go home to Ireland, my Ireland.

  24. Thanks Irish Fireside for turning me on to Martin Byrne.

  25. Lovely song, lovely video. Some day I’ll make it to my ancestral home.

  26. Congratulations to Maureen! She was randomly chosen as the winner.


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