One of the most inspirational stories on the Irish country music scene in the week that the coronavirus shut down the entire industry, is being to life in Westmeath. The Sheerin Family are synonymous with the best in country music and the shutdown has hit them hard as seven members of the family are literally out of business. But they are living proof of the old adage that every cloud has a silver lining.

The family is availing of this time to give thanks to their beloved parents, Dan and Mary, and are in the process of recording an entire album of songs composed by Dan over the years.