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'My Heart Will Go On' has been voted the most annoying funeral song

A new poll has revealed that Celine Dion’s power ballad ’My Heart Will Go On’ has been vot...

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13.30 19 Jul 2021


'My Heart Will Go On' has been voted the most annoying funeral song


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13.30 19 Jul 2021


A new poll has revealed that Celine Dion’s power ballad ’My Heart Will Go On’ has been voted the most annoying funeral song.

It got us thinking here about the rise in pop songs at funerals and whether traditional hymns are no longer played as much?

Do you think it’s appropriate to play pop songs at funerals – we want to hear from you?

Fr Chris O’Donnell in Limerick is on the line – what songs do people generally play at funerals?

Also on the line is undertaker, singer and harpist, Brid McGowan – are people veering more towards popular songs rather than hymns?


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