- Colman’s Burren hermitage
- A snippet from the Great Ólochlainn Clan Gathering of 1995
- Fever Pitch, by Ben Bares
- Irish Harps, old & new
- Donal’s Book: ‘Egerton 88’
- Reunion August 2020: the Plan
- Skirting around the Burren
- Clan Travel Journals of 1849
- From Petra to Petra Fertilis
- Connecticut Family:
- Images Tell Their Stories!
- The Gate at 90!
- ‘Big John’ – Wisconsin
- USA to the Burren!
- Hurling and Camogie
Tag Archives: music
Happy 2020 to all readers. We start the year with a classic story about quintessentially Irish music making. Text by Edward OLoghlen. The Irish harp has been inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The designation recognises the … Continue reading
Galway Bay is a significant feature on Ireland’s west coast. It has featured not only on many interesting maps but also in song. Song It was made famous as a song when recorded by the late Bing Crosby during the … Continue reading
For it is Mary, Mary plain as any name can be But with propriety, society will say ‘Marie’ But it was Mary, Mary long before the fashions came And there is something there that sounds so square It’s a grand … Continue reading
A recent addition to the Song and Dance section recalls a stirring rendition by Cathal ÓLoghlen of a nationalistic song, The west’s awake. His hand-written note and signature are both included on the front cover of a book of ballads, given to the webmaster … Continue reading
A recent post on History Ireland offers an interesting podcast of discussion on ‘The impact of Irish music on American culture‘ (go to post and podcast>). The post continues: From Ulster Presbyterian emigration in the eighteenth century to the Appalachians and the … Continue reading