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February 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Margeson on the music February 2010

Hope all is well in Dublin at headquarters! Here in Chicago, we have finally, completely had it with winter. Blizzards. Cold. Ice. Skidding cars. Skidding people. Bah. Humbug.

Well, we have received about 70 albums in the mail in the last couple months. So, here are the best of ‘em. There will be 9. This will be fast. Brace yourself, Bridgid:

1. Altan! They are JUST out, as of March 1, with their 25th anniversary album on Compass. This is cool. They went back into their own…


Added by Bill Margeson on February 21, 2010 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

Is there anybody out there???

He, everyone. My name is John Best from New Jersey in the USA and a recent member of the Live Ireland site. I am 3rd. generation Irish. My grandparents still spoke Irish but I never got to know them when I was a child. I have heard that the Best family name is not a well known one in Ireland but the family was located in Cork. If anyone has any knowledge of the Best family, I really would like to know. I have never been to Ireland and may never get the chance but would like to connect with the… Continue

Added by John Best on February 15, 2010 at 13:15 — 1 Comment

Lovers' Well Matt & Shannon Heaton

here's a review/ interview about Lovers' Well from Music Road

Added by Kathleen Kerry Dexter on February 8, 2010 at 15:53 — No Comments

Irish Tasmania

Irish Tasmania

With almost 10,000 Irish convicts arriving in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) between 1840 and 1853 combined with numerous other Irish convicts sent via England prior to that time, assisted Irish immigrants and some more wealthy Irish settlers, it is no surprise that many Tasmanians feel a strong bond with Ireland and…


Added by David Boon on February 6, 2010 at 12:00 — 4 Comments

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