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Finbarr Dwyer’s The Holly Bush (reel)

Top Irish fiddle player, Liam O’Connor, treats us to Finbarr Dwyer’s The Holly Bush. Please note: Liam is pl...

Traditional Irish Music on St Patrick’s Day 2019 – Global

Wherever you are on this beautiful planet of ours, come March 17th you’re bound to be within shouting distance of ...

Modern Day Traditional Irish Music Legends – Series

Welcome to our series featuring some of the best traditional Irish musicians alive today. We call them living legends! T...

The Star of the County Down

Gerry Brady certainly put a smile on our faces with this brilliant rendition of the classic Irish folk song, The Star of...

St Valentine’s Day: The Dublin Connection

While there are not a whole lot of definitive accounts of St Valentine’s life in the 3rd century AD, it is believed th...

Imbolg – a very Celtic Festival

Imbolg or Imbolc, strongly intertwined with La Fhéile Bhríde (the festival of St Brigid), is an ancient Celtic festiva...

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 important part in Irish f...

The Far-Reaching Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument

When I started out researching the benefits of music and the effects learning a musical instrument has on the brain I ex...

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 classical flute players and ind...
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