I read a nice article this Sunday in The New York Times Travel Section about a young man’s growing interest in military history and how it influenced his…Continue
"Don't Give Up 'til it's Over" is a really uplifting song by Johnny Duhan.
I’m a fan of The Dubliners, and particularly the group’s past lead vocalist, the late Roddy Drew. You can view and hear (what a voice!) Ronnie Drew and the Dubliners here:
There’s also another version recorded in Japan, shortly after the earthquake-tsunami disaster of 11 March…Continue
It was one of those beautifully mild summer evenings in Ireland. The Dubliners were playing at the Merriman Tavern in Scariff and I was not working until the following evening. Perhaps my brother, Tony, would like to join me so I headed the 50 or so miles for North Clare from my…Continue
Added by P.J. Francis on June 19, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments
Can you imagine how hard life was in the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th century here in…Continue