World War 1

Written 9 months ago by Emma Comerford

Irish soldier’s letter to his mother is part of a new Music project called Evanmore.

Featuring the voice of Irish actor Cillian Murphy and the voice of Sinead O Connor, this new album chronicles the sacrifice of young World War One soldiers and also aims to raise awareness of today’s war on cancer.

Listen to Prof Chris Evans tell us why the 33,000 WW1 letters are likened to a letter from a cancer patient.