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    My Favourite Musical Gift Ideas for Christmas 2019

    I started selling bodhráns in 1979, 40 years ago this year. Since then the business has grown to include anglo concerti...

    The Best Traditional Irish Music Schools & Festivals for Summer 2

    High summer in Ireland and around the world brings with it an explosion of traditional Irish music workshops, concerts, ...

    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...

    Lá na Cruite, National Harp Day – 20th Oct 2018

    Saturday October 20th is National Harp Day in Ireland with events planned across the country to celebrate and honour thi...

    Begin Again – Relearning your Childhood Instrument

    There must be millions of frustrated musicians across the planet who learnt an instrument quite easily as a child, even ...

    Irish instruments – Trying To ​Choose What Irish Instrument To P

    Irish Instruments Do you want to start playing an Irish instrument, however you don’t know what instrument to choo...

    Prodijig, The Revolution!

    Prodijig, The Revolution! Prodijig, The Revolution is a new ground breaking Irish Dance show running from the 23rd of J...
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