Four-year-old turns beautiful rendition of Danny Boy into charity single

Four-year-old turns beautiful rendition of Danny Boy into charity single

A young Irish girl has decided to use her newfound internet fame to raise money for charity.

Emma Sophia is just four but she captured the hearts of thousands online with a wonderful rendition of the classic folk tune Danny Boy.

Emma Sophia belies her young age as she sings beautifully and has the air of a natural performer.

She created the video of herself singing the popular folk tune with images of her sat in some stunning beauty spots of Ireland.

The video was posted online the day before St Patrick’s Day and quickly became a big hit on social media.

It accumulated an incredible 2.5 million views on Facebook and received thousands of positive comments.

The young star decided to use her popularity to help others. She has made her rendition of the song available to download with all proceeds going to the LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice.

Emma Sophia comes from Kinsale and used much of the local scenery in the video.

It begins with the youngster sat near the Old Head of Kinsale overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

There are other great views in the video with the incredible scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way providing the ideal backdrop to Emma Sophia’s fantastic singing.

Emma Sophia posted the video and in the comment she said it was “dedicated to everyone with Irish blood in their veins”.

There are millions of people around the world who take great pride in their Irish heritage and this video certainly struck a chord with many.

Following the fantastic reaction to her video, Emma Sophia went back online to thank her supporters.

Her message said it was posted from a “very, very sunny Ireland”. It read: “I just wanted to thank you so, so much for liking my video of Danny Boy.

“I’ve been very busy with the media, I’ve been having so much fun, bye! Love you lots!”

Danny Boy has long since been associated with Ireland and has been performed and recorded by countless musicians.

Not many have sang it as beautifully as Emma Sophia though, you can take a look at her brilliant performance below.

If you would like to buy a copy of the song and support Emma Sophia’s charity work, then visit or