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There are three albums on review this month: Sean Tyrrell’s Moonlight on Galway Bay, The Songs our Fathers Sang, Morga’s For the Sake of Auld Decency and Loreena McKinnitt’s, The Journey So Far. Incomparably, the best of the three is Sean Tyrell’s. Interestingly, my wife and I were at the Sean Tyrell performance at Irish Fest in Milwaukee when the basis for this new album occurred. I remember it well, and have written about it before. Sean was in the middle of his set when an elderly woman walked up to him at the front of the stage, as bold as brass. It was obvious she was a total sweetheart. They had a nice chat. Sean returned to the microphone and announced that the lady had requested Galway Bay. Sean said he had never sung it in public before and didn’t remember all the lyrics, but would give it a try for her. I was moved by his kindness and sensitivity to her. He…Continue