Watch: Granddaughter of Martin McGuinness performs stunning rendition of 'The Town I Loved So Well' at Rev Latimer book launch
The granddaughter of the late deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness delivered a stunning rendition of the Phil Coulter song 'The Town I Loved So Well' at a book launch in Londonderry on Wednesday.
Cara McGuinness performed at the launch of Rev David Latimer's book 'A Leap of Faith' looking at the unlikely friendship between her grandfather and the Presbyterian Minister.
The pair first got to know each other in 2006 when Rev Latimer appealed for the Sinn Fein leader's help in stopping attacks on his church in Derry.
Until Mr McGuinness's death in March 2017, the two men worked closely together and Rev Latimer defied critics to forge a close bond.
Fourteen-year-old St Mary's College pupil Cara performed at the launch of the book at First Derry Presbyterian Church on Wednesday night.
She was widely praised on social media following her performance.
The song tells the story of Phil Coulter's growing up in Derry and the change from peace to the Troubles.
Watch Cara's performance of the song below:
Our Cara performing ‘The Town I Love So Well’ in first Derry Church at the launch of David Latimer book ‘A Leap Of Faith’ pic.twitter.com/ppLWBG8Y7E— Leona Mc guinness (@LeonaMcguinness) November 7, 2018
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