Monday, 2 November 2009

SÉAMUS ABÚ! la Irish Independent:

A serving US soldier from Brooklyn, New York, who learned Donegal Irish from the internet, progressed to the finals at a weekend Sean-nos singing competition.

Seamus O Fianghusa (33), or Seamus na Gaeilge as he is affectionately known in the Donegal Gaeltacht, was attending his second Oireachtas na Samhna, the most prestigious event in the Irish language calendar.

But he wasn't the only international competitor to impress judges at the competition, which drew up to 15,000 Irish language enthusiasts to Letterkenny, County Donegal...

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