One of Ireland’s true legends, Johnny McEvoy, has embarked on a countrywide tour. It is almost 50 years since Johnny McEvoy made his early impact on the folk and ballad scene with a song called Muirsheen Durkin.

Johnny McEvoy, the young Dublin lad who spent the first six years of his life in Banagher, Co Offaly, had well and truly arrived on the scene. The Boston Burglar and Nora soon followed.