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January 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Shona McMillan's 2010 Liveireland Blog

 

WELCOME :-D

 

 

Added by Shona McMillan on January 31, 2010 at 0:00 — No Comments

New Show for Bealtaine 2010

Fil Campbell's Old Songs and Memories

A Nostalgic Night of Irish Songs from the 30s, 40s and 50s



Old Songs and Memories
is the follow up to Songbirds in which Fil performed many of the songs from the TV show of the same name, songs that were first made popular by singers like Delia Murphy, Mary O'Hara and Bridie Gallagher and songs that were part of the soundscape of Ireland in the first half of the 20th century.

The songs from this show are included on… Continue

Added by Fil Campbell on January 30, 2010 at 22:53 — No Comments

Walking on thin ice - Priceless

[Paddys cross, betimes - A blog from the Bog] Winter 1962/63 v's 2009/2010

A schoolmate of mine reminded me of the wonderland that was Loughrea when the lake froze over in 1963, him having heard a cautionary interview about walking on thin ice on lakes on Galway Bay FM on Friday last.



Though just a kid I remember being part of a group walking across the lake from Long Point to Cooreen, via Island McHugo and the Bishop's. I was just… Continue

Added by Brian Nolan on January 11, 2010 at 18:14 — 2 Comments

My last Talk with Liam Clancy

You can read it at my facebook page.

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?v=app_2347471856&ref=profile&id=1177084272

Added by Karen Klausner Chute on January 10, 2010 at 20:57 — No Comments

My father taught me how to tell a story, a good one.

I am a story teller. It is an art I learned from my late father. A magician in the late 30’s and early 40’s, he was one of the “tall grass magicians”, so named because they worked in the United States Midwest. He had a circuit through Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois that took him most of two years to complete. Deep in his heart of hearts he was a shy man but when he walked onto a stage in his tails and top hat he became the master showman. He held his audience enthralled as they waited for his… Continue

Added by Schley Cox on January 8, 2010 at 6:00 — No Comments

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