EMMET is from Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. We were blessed that by God's providence, he was in Ireland for just a week over the summer for a short break from his American tour. That he was willing to give up an afternoon of his short time with family and friends to record the second verse of Calm the Soul in Ian's studio in Moneygall was hugely appreciated. He will be back in Ireland for a concert on the 24th of October in the Mullingar Arts Centre.
He has performed in over 80 cities throughout the US and Canada and has performed in New York’s Carnegie Hall. Among many other honours was named ‘Irish Tenor Of The Year ‘ by the Irish American Music Association.
Are we not perhaps all afraid in some way? If we let Christ enter fully into our lives, if we open ourselves totally to him, are we not afraid that he might take something away from us? Are we not perhaps afraid to give up something significant, something unique, something that makes life so beautiful? Do we not then risk ending up diminished and deprived of our freedom? No! If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful and great. No! Only in this friendship are the doors of life opened wide. Only in this friendship is the great potential of human existence truly revealed. Only in this friendship do we experience beauty and liberation. Do not be afraid of Christ! He takes nothing away, and he gives you everything.