Christmas in Killarney

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"Christmas in Killarney" is an Irish Christmas song written by John Redmond, James Cavanaugh and Frank Weldon, copyright 1950.[1] This song has been performed by many artists, most notably Bing Crosby on his album Merry Christmas. The singer Ruby Murray also recorded a version in 1962, as did Dennis Day, whose version reached the top 10 of Billboard's retail chart in 1950. Later versions on LP include Bobby Vinton (1964), Joan Morrissey (1974), Anne Murray (1981) and the Irish Rovers. It was featured prominently in the Rankin/Bass 1981 Christmas TV special, The Leprechaun's Christmas Gold. It has also been performed by the Barra MacNeils, Marc Gunn and The Four Ramblers.


  1. ^ "". Results for Christmas in Killarney. Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. Retrieved 2 Jan 2009.