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31st Aug 2015

VIDEO: The ‘Banks of my own lovely Lee’ blasted over the Irish Sea

Where the Royal Princess sported and played

Colm Boohig

Where the Royal Princess sported and played.

In the early hours of last Thursday, the open ocean was treated to a brief but glorious rendition of Cork’s proud anthem. The Rebel County’s primary radio station, Red FM, was on hand to capture the moment thanks to DJs KC and Jay.

The class rendition occurred shortly before 7 am as the ferry approached Roches Point in Cork. Receiving a tip-off, the pair took to the water in their own little vessel and they were not left disappointed as the anthem blared right on schedule.

There were four and a half thousands passengers on board to enjoy the magic moment (for the locals, anyway) and if you happened to be in the general Cobh area last Thursday then you may have caught a glimpse of the majestic Royal Princess.

It would have been hard to miss.

Hat-tip to Red Fm and Dave O’Regan. Image via Princess Cruises

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