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Celtic Soul Podcast The Fields of Athenry Christy Dignam Tribute with Aslan’s Billy McGuinness

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25 July 2023

Celtic are in Dublin this weekend to take on Wolves in a pre-season friendly at the Aviva Stadium. One of Dublin’s finest bands Aslan have just released their version of the “The Fields of Athenry” The last recording made by the band with their lead singer, Christy Dignam who sadly passed away recently.

Christy will be sadly missed he was one of the most honest and true performer’s ever to come out of Ireland and his name now sits beside other Dublin legends who have gone before him. People like Luke Kelly and Phil Lynott.

Christy’s friend and band member of 41 years, Billy McGuinness joins Andrew Milne to chat and to pay tribute to Christy.

The Fields of Athenry is sung by Celtic fans home and away and in pubs throughout the World and Christy and Aslan deliver a great version