Singing Irish barman is an internet sensation
A video of an Irish music loving barman has gone viral as people have across the world have become enchanted by his easy going style and great singing voice.
John Horgan, of the Crossroads Bar in Knockavilla, Co Cork was flimed by customer Tony Sheehan as he was working behind the bar.
Mr Horgan was singing the classic song Bright Blue Eyes by Jimmy MacCarthy. He didn’t miss a note as he casually continued his work behind the bar pouring pints and serving customers.
The video has been featured in much of the mainstream media in Ireland including the Irish mirror and Irish examiner.
Mr Horgan is a great reminder of the characters that have made Irish pubs so fondly thought of all over the world. The video has won him many new fans from across the world.
StepmaniaRocky said: “Amazingly done, was a pleasure listening to your voice. Thanks from British Columbia, Canada!”
Kieran O Connell added: “nice one from a fellow Corkman in Boston.”
Frater Illuareus said: “I don’t even drink but I’m taking a shot with that guy if I ever see him”
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Update – John Horgan has now recorded the song for charity click here to listen to the single
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