Paddy Keenan at De Barra’s

Monday, March 2nd, 2009 Posted in corkgigs, Ireland, Irish trad music, Live Music, Music, Photography | No Comments »

Uber-piper Paddy Keenan played in de Barra's in Clonakilty Thursday week ago accompanied on stage by guitarist Tommy O'Sullivan.  The pair have an album, The Long Grazing Acre, from which they took quite of a bit of material for the ...

Stamp Covers and Buses

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Funny ha ha, Ireland, Irish trad music | 4 Comments »

Friday week ago An Post released a set of stamps comprising of four of the most prolific and well-known Irish traditional music bands: Planxty, De Dannan, The Bothy Band, and the Tulla Céilí Band.  Oh, and there's me skulking on ...

Tobar an Cheoil at the Triskel

Saturday, May 17th, 2008 Posted in corkgigs, Ireland, Irish trad music, Live Music, Music, Photography | 4 Comments »

On Thursday night last Tobar an Cheoil came to the Triskel in Cork in the guise of three fantastic traditional musicians: Brian McNamara on uilleann pipes, Gráinne Hambly on harp and concertina and Éamon Ó Donnchadha on flute and vocals. ...