Local women writes song ‘A Place Called Home’ for raising funds for homeless charity

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Pat Meehan is talking to DEIRDRE FLYNN from Rush about the song she has written to raise funds for homeless charity. Mother-of-five Deirdre Flynn, who lives in Rush, wrote the lyrics to ‘A Place Called Home’ last October. The song is based on Deirdre’s experiences working as a volunteer with Focus Ireland. She is hoping to raise awareness of the homelessness crisis ahead of the general election.  This song received a lot of airplay and was recorded to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

Duration: 13'28'' DATE: February 18, 2016
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Pat Meehan
Interviewee:Deirdre Flynn
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local News, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:Homeless charity, 'A Place Called Home', Make-A-Wish Foundation
LocationDublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20160218_NST_003
Rights:Creative Commons License
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