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


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
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