Talented four-year-old Irish girl wows fans with charming version of 'I'll Tell Me Ma’
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Talented four-year-old Irish girl wows fans with charming version of 'I'll Tell Me Ma’

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD Irish girl is the talk of social media thanks to her adorable rendition of the Irish classic I’ll Tell Me Ma.

Emma Sophia has emerged as something of a celebrity thanks to her incredible singing voice and string of brilliant cover versions, including a few familiar Irish classics.

Last month, she went viral off the back of a rousing performance of Danny Boy, which was eventually released as a single with all proceeds going to LauraLynn - Ireland's Children's Hospice.

Now another of Emma Sophia’s videos has caught the eye online with the young singer delivering a cute rendition of I’ll Tell Me Ma.

A well-known folk song dating back to 19th century England, in Ireland the chorus is often tweaked to include Belfast as “the Belle of Belfast City” though other versions referencing Irish cities like Dublin also exist

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Covered by numerous artists down the years, one of the most memorable of these renditions came courtesy of Van Morrison and The Chieftains from their 1988 album Irish Heartbeat.

More recently, one hit wonders Sham Rock scored a no.13 hit with a dance-themed cover of the track in 1988.

Emma Sophia’s might be the best yet though.

Originally recorded back when she was just three years old, the video sees the youngster enjoying the idyllic local surroundings of her home in Kinsale.

It’s a heartwarming performance, stirring up memories of home and happier times to countless Irish watching on from abroad.

"Cutest thing I’ve seen in a long time," one fan wrote under a video post of the performance.

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"Emma reminds me of Shirley Temple in her early movies," another said. "The are both so magical."

A third said: "Sweetheart, you are adorable, and just lift my spirits when I hear you sing, may God bless you and keep you my lovely, and thankyou!!!!"

A proud Irish native, Emma Sophia has previously dedicated her performances to “everyone with Irish blood in their veins” according to the official video post on Facebook.

She's definitely one to watch for the future.