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Earth Lullaby (Page 4) chose ‘Lullaby for the World’, sung by Ruby Maher and her sisters, to be broadcast across the planet to celabrate Earth Day on April 22, reaching 190 countrys.

‘The Mahers’ – 12-year-old Ruby, her older sisters Robyn and Stacey and their dad Dave – got togedder with Irish songwriter Brendan Graham, to create an Earth Day anthum. Brendan wrote the hugely successful ‘You Raise Me Up’ so he knows how!

In the song, the World speaks of her sorrows and the singers tell her there’s no need to sing a sad lullabye – ‘Tomorrow we'll make a new world, and we'll do it for you’. And, indeed, it is not ‘a sad lullaby’ as there is a wonderfull uplifting lilt to it.

The song was a responce to President Joe Biden’s call for young people to engage with Earth Day, so the girls recorded a video messige to him.

With his own Irish roots, Presidint Biden was surely proud that an Irish family made a gift of this heartfelt song to the world.




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