Invite a seanchaí into your home . . . you will be glad that you did. With Jim Hawkins new CD, My Own Native Land: Stories and Songs of Ireland, that has never been easier. Hawkins’ debut album will carry you across the miles, over the waters and back in time.
When a colleague suggested that I review “My Own…Continue
Added by Bit Devine on March 21, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Ireland’s history, like that of most countries, is a mixture of history, legend, myth, ballad, and story. Although part of my family came from County Tyrone in the years before the Famine, any stories from the family might have brought over seem to have slipped away over the…Continue
Added by Robert A Mosher on November 5, 2014 at 11:00am — 3 Comments
My wife and I are becoming regulars at our local, The Four Provinces in Falls Church, Virginia, where they host a Monday night session, or seisiún, of Irish traditional music. We love hearing live music of all kinds and have…Continue
Added by Robert A Mosher on October 2, 2014 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments
I didn't name my website last night so now I'll tell you a little about it.
It is called from-ireland and I created it about 2001. A net friend taught me a little about web page creation and I don't mean the kind of web pages that we find free on the internet now, I mean he taught me code and what the 'source code' of a web page looks like. I had to work from the back forward meaning I created pages in code and then looked at what the end result would look like. After a while, I…Continue
Added by Dr. Jane Lyons on May 20, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments
(First published 2/2/12) Dubliner Brendan MacQuaile’s book and one-man show, both titled …Continue
Added by The Wild Geese on June 11, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
A song I learned from my father, who learned it from his father.
Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on March 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments
An old pub closing song that also works well at funerals.The Parting Glass
Added by Fr. John R. Sheehan, SJ on March 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments
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