Morning Ireland – Mountjoy Prison Blues: A Celebration of Johnny Cash  

Media: Radio Source: RTE Radio 1 Published On: Fri, May 27, 2022

The Irish Prison Service in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Dublin and SOLAS are celebrating the iconic American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash’s 90th birthday. The SOLAS Workplace Wellbeing Choir and Mountjoy Prison’s In-house Voices choir will record and perform two of Cash’s hit songs live and in-front of an audience in Mountjoy Prison. These songs will be available to download on Spotify. Donncha Walsh, Governor of the Progression Unit in Mountjoy Prison talks with Sinead Crowley from RTE on what this event is about and what it means to people involved.

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