Hallelujah! Leonard Cohen touches down at Ireland West Airport Knock!
29. Jul, 2010
Ireland West Airport Knock were delighted to welcome world famous songwriter, Leonard Cohen, to the airport on Thursday, 29th July.
Pictured presenting the book ‘On A Wing and a Prayer’ to musician Leonard Cohen
on his arrival at Ireland West Airport Knock was Liam Scollan, Chairman, Ireland West Airport Knock.
The Canadian singer-songriter was on his way Lissadell House in Sligo for two concerts on Saturday, 31st July and Sunday, 1st August.
Leonard Cohen was greeted by Liam Scollan, a lifelong Leonard Cohen fan and Chairman of Ireland West Airport Knock who presented Mr Cohen with the book ‘On a Wing and a Prayer’ by Terry Reilly which tells the story of how Ireland West Airport Knock developed from humble beginnings to become a major international airport now serving over 25 international destinations.
Leonard Cohen has been one of the most important and influential songwriters since the mid-sixties, releasing over 10 best selling albums, and in 2010 was awarded a Grammy for lifetime achievement award.
He is probably best known for the worldwide hit “Hallelujah” which he wrote and has since become one of Cohen’s best-known, best-loved songs and has been covered by over 150 artists, including Jeff Buckley, Willie Nelson and Bono and sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
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wonderful, great to hear he's arrived and he looks very happy
Good to see he's flying with BA; that will do wonders for the share price