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Séamus Ennis

Destined for a life of folklore, Séamus Ennis was born in the merry month of May 1919 in Dublin’s Finglas suburb to a fiddle playing mother and award winning Uilleann piper father. 873 more words


Gala night of music and song in Dundalk Golf Club this Wednesday

The Dundalk and District Lourdes Invalid Fund will host a gala night of music and song in Dundalk Golf Club on Wednesdaynight at 8.30pm.

This special night features Ireland’s premier violinist, local woman Patricia Treacy and local sopranos Ann Carroll and Deirdre Morgan. 69 more words

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6 Popular Trad Irish Musical Instruments

The traditional music of Ireland has been around for centuries. Here we will have a look at the most popular traditional Irish musical instruments that are played in Ireland. 368 more words

Musical Instruments

April Calendar at Iona, 180 Grand Street, Brooklyn NY 11211 - from 9pm

Next three Mondays at Iona – April 6th – Piper Andrew Forbes and multi-instrumentalist Max Carmichael, April 13th -champion fiddler Calum Pasqua, bringing tunes from his holidays in the Scottish Highlands , April 20th – Wolftones piper Andrew Coileáin Sharp – sharpen your axe and get down there

Andrew Forbes

St Patricks Day Ceilidh

On Saturday 14th March the Hayriders were once again back at the refurbished Country Park Hotel for the annual St Patricks celebrations.

After the wonderful Irish dancers had entertained the guests it was time for the ceilidh. 99 more words

Ceilidh Band

Nightwish: Endless Forms Most Beautiful - Élan

I heard this a few days ago. I am so happy that there is now a piper in the band, and Floor is beautiful! I think her voice is great and I like her better than Anette. 93 more words


Black 47's Andrew Coileáin Sharp leads tonight at Iona - 180 Grand St, Brooklyn - from 9pm

Reasons to be cheerful today, Monday 23rd Feb – it’s not snowing, and fresh off the Black 47 tour, uilleann and Scots piper (and fiddler) Andrew Coileáin Sharp is leading tonight at Iona, tunes from 9pm – see you there

Andrew Forbes