Traditional Irish Musical Instruments

    Elizabeth Crotty – The Saviour of the Irish Concertina

    In our most recent concertina blog we mentioned the name of Elizabeth Crotty, a t...

    Pratten – The Man Behind the Traditional Irish Flute Style

    You’ll often hear the name Pratten or term ‘Pratten-style’ when...

    Why the Catastrophic Decline of Irish Concertina Playing 1930 –

    As we learnt in the previous blog post, The Golden Age of Concertina Playing in I...

    How to Put a McNeela Bodhrán Holding Strap on Your Bodhrán

    I’ve been meaning to do a post on this for a long time as it’s a question I f...

    McNeela Irish Flutes: Which One is for You?

    Whether you’re a first time buyer or an accomplished flute player, choosing the...

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

    Saturday October 20th is National Harp Day in Ireland with events planned across ...

    The Golden Age of Irish Concertina Playing 1870 – 1930

    The Anglo-German Concertina, often shortened to Anglo Concertina, has had a fasci...
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