All Blog Posts Tagged 'Songs' (5)

Ath-Bhlian Faoi Mhaise Daoibh! (Happy New Year to You!)



Count your blessings instead of your crosses.

Count your gains instead of your losses.

Count your joys instead of your woes.

Count your friends instead of your foes.

Count your smiles instead of your tears.

Count your courage instead of your fears.…

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Added by Brian Nolan on December 31, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Getting to be My Favorite Christmastime Song

The Boys of Barr na Sraide

Oh the town, it climbs the mountain and looks upon the sea

At sleeping time or waking, 'tis there I'd long to be

To walk again that kindly street, the place where life began

And the Boys of Barr na Sráide went hunting for the wren

With cudgels stout they roamed about to hunt the dreólín

We searched…

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Added by Jim Curley on December 19, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

'Danny Boy: The Ballad that Bewitched the World'

Elvis believed it written by angels. It was heard at the wake of a Princess and the funeral of an American president.

“Danny Boy: The Ballad that Bewitched the World” is a documentary that takes you on a journey from a lone fiddler in Ireland playing an ancient Irish melody,…

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Added by The Last Torch on November 29, 2014 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

Early Bird Gets the Worm: How I Found a Rare Book From a Fenian Poet

Most weekends, I get up at ungodly hours and go to the local flea market to look for interesting books. I usually arrive at 7:00 a.m. or so when they are still unpacking. The dealers there bid on storage units and end up with all sorts of miscellaneous stock, among which are the books I…

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Added by james lawrence dore on September 19, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Sean-Nós Singing: Irish Singing and Irish Singers Online

by Karen Campbell

Two years ago, I was captivated by an…

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Added by The Irish Gift on March 4, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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