The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Music' (17)

The Charms of Filming 'Jimmy's Hall' in Ireland: Rebecca O'Brien

The following perspectives from Sixteen Films partner and producer Rebecca O'Brien (above) are drawn largely from the studio's Production Notes for the studio's latest film, the biopic "Jimmy's Hall," directed by her…

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 8, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Keeping Score for 'Jimmy's Hall,' Master Composer George Fenton

The following Q&A with award-winning composer George Fenton is part of Sixteen Films' Production Notes for its biopic "Jimmy's Hall," largely filmed in the story's actual settings in County Leitrim. Fenton has composed music for more than 70 films, including "Jimmy's Hall" and "The…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 25, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Exploring 'Jimmy's Hall' With Actor Barry Ward (Jimmy Gralton)

The following Q&A with Dublin-born actor Barry Ward (Jimmy Gralton in Sixteen Films' biopic "Jimmy's Hall") is part of the studio's Production Notes for the film, shot in the story's actual locales in County Leitrim. The notes, assembled for the produceers by Benji Wilson, were presented to the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Director Ken Loach: Irish Landscape Stars in 'Jimmy's Hall'

The following Q&A with Sixteen Films Director Ken Loach, in two parts, is part of Sixteen Films' Production Notes for its biopic "Jimmy's Hall." The notes, assembled for the produceers by Benji Wilson, were presented to the entertainment industry trade and news media. We are delighted to share these…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 14, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Director Loach: IrIsh Landscape Stars in 'Jimmy's Hall,' Part 2 of 2

This is Part 2 of 2 of a Q&A with Sixteen Films Director Ken Loach, part of Sixteen Films' Production Notes for its biopic "Jimmy's Hall." The notes, assembled for the produceers by Benji Wilson, were presented to the entertainment industry trade and news media. We are delighted to share these perspectives…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 14, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Irish Christmas Songs and Stories in the Virtual Síbín

[Below is a link to a recording of an interactive broadcast of Irish Christmas songs and stories, part of TheWildGeese.Irish Sibin series of discussions and…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 8, 2014 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

Fíbín Set to Bring Exciting Irish Language Show to NYC

We bring you exciting news as our friends and Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partners Fíbín Teo, will be bringing their exciting show "Réiltín" to New York City.  Fíbín…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 22, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

'A Yen for An Irish Lass'

(First published February 14, 2006)

Ah, the one day of the year when mankind celebrates love, in all of its variations and permutations. Happy St. Valentine's Day from all of us here at…

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Added by The Wild Geese on February 12, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

The Wild Geese Virtual Síbín with Storyteller Jim Hawkins

 

We hope you enjoy the above video which was broadcast LIVE here at …

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 25, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Remembering JFK: A Community Chat

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE Community Chat chat hosted here at TheWildGeese.com on Friday, November 22, 2013 -- the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination.  Some editing has been applied for clarity.

The Wild Geese:  Céad míle fáilte, a chairde! So glad to see…

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Added by The Wild Geese on November 22, 2013 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Derek Warfield's Music -- Right for Aer Lingus?

This article was first produced on TheWildGeese.com in April 2003.

POINT / COUNTERPOINT

Roy Beggs Jr. responds to our Derek Warfield interview.

Editor's Note: Before publishing our…

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Added by The Wild Geese on September 5, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Derek Warfield on His Aer Lingus Disappearing Act

Derekwarfield.com.

Derek's latest musical focus has been the music of the Irish in the American Civil War. Here (standing left), he dresses the part.…
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Added by The Wild Geese on September 5, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

'The Irish Volunteer' Finds His Bard: David Kincaid's new CD resurrects passion, war, and politics of the Union's Irish soldier with sparkle and dance:

OTHER WGT REVIEWS: 

IRISH REBEL: John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom, By Terry Golway — Review by Joseph E. Gannon, August '99

'The Irish Volunteer' Finds His Bard

David Kincaid's new CD resurrects passion, war, and politics of the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:49am — No Comments

How The Irish Rock The World

By Matt Eisenberg

Special to The Wild Geese Today 

I remember driving home from the mall. It was a cold January afternoon and the radio DJ reported that Phil Lynott, founder/ singer/ bassist/ songwriter of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

The Stories Behind the Songs: 'Camp Song of the Chicago Irish Brigade'

The Stories Behind the Songs:

'Camp Song of the Chicago Irish Brigade'

By David Kincaid

Special to The Wild Geese Today

Other "stories behind the…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 12:38am — No Comments

The Stories Behind the Songs: 'Kelly's Irish Brigade'

The Stories Behind the Songs:

'Kelly's Irish Brigade'

By David Kincaid

Special to The Wild Geese Today…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

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