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Lá an Dreoilín – The Day of the Wren

Did you know that the Irish word for Wren is Dreoilín [Droe-leen]? In fact, the Wren plays an ...

The Far-Reaching Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument

When I started out researching the benefits of music and the effects learning a musical instrum...

The Piper’s Grip for Irish Simple System Flute Players

I get quite a lot of emails and phone calls regarding the Irish flute and the difficulty classi...

Liam O’Connor Plays ‘The Bucks of Oranmore’

Liam O’Connor does justice to this legendary session tune! It’s so difficult to out...

[Brand New] Setanta Soprano Whistles Launched!!

Watch video to hear John play Rosie Finn’s Favourite jig and Touch Me if You Dare (reel) ...

My Favourite Musical Gift Ideas for Christmas

One of the most precious and far-reaching gifts one can ever give or receive is the gift of mus...

How English Concert Flutes became Irish Traditional Flutes

You’ll notice that flutes played by traditional Irish musicians tend to be of a certain type,...

Liam O’Connor plays ‘The Silver Spear’ on Fiddle

This is still an extremely popular session tune and when you hear it you’ll know why. It’s ...
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