Traditional Irish Musical Instruments

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...

“Martin Wynne’s No. 1” Played by a Young Irish Flute

We were very lucky to have 10 year old Lauren Carr and her mum, Maria pop into us...

Begin Again – Relearning your Childhood Instrument

There must be millions of frustrated musicians across the planet who learnt an in...

Drowsy Maggie (reel)

Not to be confused with another tune called ‘Sleepy Maggie’, don’t let the ...

The Surprising Origins of Traditional Irish Concertina Playing

Concertina playing in Ireland practically died out in the middle part of the last...

When Carrantuohill Met McNeela Instruments

We had another music-filled afternoon at the shop today when Polish 7-piece Celti...
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