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Irish sibling duo Sisterix release haunting version of ‘The Foggy Dew’

Síomha and Ornait Hennessy, aka Sisterix. (Picture: Facebook)
Síomha and Ornait Hennessy, aka Sisterix. (Picture: Facebook)

A PAIR of sisters from Dublin have released a beautiful cover of The Foggy Dew, one of Ireland’s best-known traditional songs.

Síomha and Ornait Hennessy, collectively known as Sisterix, uploaded the video at the weekend and it has already had almost 15,000 views.

The Foggy Dew was written by Canon Charles O’Neill, a Co. Down priest, in 1919 to commemorate the Easter Rising.

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It has famously been covered by countless Irish singers, from Sinéad O’Connor to Ronnie Drew.

Click play below to watch Sisterix’s haunting version


James Mulhall

James Mulhall is a reporter with The Irish Post. Follow him on Twitter @JamzMulhall

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