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Thread #92360   Message #1767577
Posted By: Briagha
23-Jun-06 - 11:19 AM
Thread Name: Irish Songs for Funeral
Subject: RE: Irish Songs for Funeral
Well, it went brilliantly, thanks to all your suggestions. When I got there, my friend said that all she cared about was Danny Boy, and I should just choose one other that I thought would be good. Thank goodness the eulogy came first... turns out that the deceased had been teetotal for the past 20 years. So as I listened, I mentally rejected both "The Parting Glass" and "Carrickfergus" for their references to drink, and instead at the last minute chose "Innisfree," which went over quite well.

Thanks for all the ideas... they're all gone into my mental "funeral file!"