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December 2008 Blog Posts (13)


I found this BEAUTIFUL poem and wanted to share it with all of my wonderful friends!

The New Year

Dear Lord, as this new year is born

I give it to Thy hand,

Content to walk by faith what paths

I cannot understand.

Whatever coming days may bring

Of bitter loss, or gain,

Or every crown of happiness;

Should sorrow come, or pain,

Or, Lord, if all unknown to me

Thine angel hovers near

To bear me to that farther… Continue

Added by Lisa on December 31, 2008 at 19:02 — No Comments

happy new year

happy new year to everyone from the blackdonnellys band

Added by steve browne on December 31, 2008 at 15:18 — No Comments

Happy new year!

Happy new year, to everybody, all around the celtic world!!!!!
Greetings from brazil!!!

Added by udmar alves garcia on December 31, 2008 at 9:36 — No Comments

Maggie's Music

For the past couple of weeks I've been pretty busy developing a series of 16 Squidoo lenses for Maggie's Music, an independent label started over 20 years ago by hammered dulcimer player Maggie Sansone. The label specializes in what has been termed "chamber folk." While there are many solo recordings on the label, the artists often get together on each others' recordings as well. The music draws on Celtic traditions of Ireland, Scotland and other areas, with a good dash of American influence… Continue

Added by MobyD on December 29, 2008 at 15:41 — 2 Comments

The Livies 2009

Claddagh Records

The Livies 2009

This has been the greatest year ever in writing about the music. There are three reasons. First is Beal Tuinne. It is the most beautiful and important album we have reviewed in our 25 years of writing about Irish music. The second reason is Maranna McCloskey. This Derry singer is out with her first album, At Last. At last, indeed. Third… Continue

Added by Bill Margeson on December 26, 2008 at 16:00 — 4 Comments

Our Home Before We Moved In...

Well she looks a bit better now then when we first purchased her earlier this year. I need to get out there and get a few shots to show progress as it occurs. We never realized how much the space was needed for our family until we were blessed to have the room to spread out. The last home was a fourth the size of the one we have now. Unfortunately, the utility bills don't come… Continue

Added by Mary on December 21, 2008 at 20:13 — 1 Comment

One of the most thrilling Irish Folk Bands "FLOOK" call it day!!

Hello all...

Alot of you all know that i am a huge FLook Fan and today i received an Email saying that this wonderful Band is giving up and stop touring.

Ahh well..I really understand the reasons and i truly will miss them. Keep on Requesting their Music on in the Chatroom or just visit the Website at

Here is the message


We wanted to wish you a very Happy Christmas and also… Continue

Added by Ferris on December 20, 2008 at 12:40 — 6 Comments

Dublin / Ireland Explained in a Humorous way

There is an online website for all that is Dublin and Ireland called Hidden Dublin It's cleverely written and updated by a Dubliner.

Added by Alan Fanning on December 20, 2008 at 10:55 — 1 Comment

Dont Come to Kansas

Me in a foul mood, i usually like it here, but not today

Don’t come to Kansas

There aint nothing here

Just me, a pack of smokes and a half case of beer

Theres no oceans or trees

I tell you nothing to see

don’t come to Kansas

There aint nothing here.

Don’t come in the springtime

Its violent and bold

don’t come for the winters

you’ve never felt such cold

don’t come in the summer

Its scorching and bare

don’t come to… Continue

Added by Heather M. Mellott on December 18, 2008 at 23:00 — 6 Comments

My Celtic Music Pages

Since April I've been building lenses (web pages, but Squidoo calls them lenses because they focus on a topic) about Celtic music on Squidoo. The pages have some info about the performers, links to their pages and other online resources, plus links, mostly to and, to available recordings.

Here's a list of Celtic Music Lens Links:

Celtic Music: Christmas Compilations…


Added by MobyD on December 15, 2008 at 0:05 — No Comments


The following link is an URGENT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!! All guys are urged to view this important public service video! Especially at this time of year, it bears an important warning.

You ladies are welcome to view it as well and forward the link to all the guys you care about. This is an important message and could, perhaps, prevent a tragic waste to some guy that you love.

Added by WyrdWanderer on December 13, 2008 at 17:56 — 1 Comment


I want to say thank you to all of my LiveIreland family. As I turn 40...yikes, I choose to remember all of the good things that life has brought my way like friends such as you. I choose to only remember things from the past that taught me how to be wiser. I choose to move forward with confidence in knowing that I have people who love and care for me. I choose to show kindness and thoughtfullness to others and to appreciate the simple things in life. I choose to let God direct my every step.… Continue

Added by Lisa on December 10, 2008 at 14:34 — No Comments

Heres an excellent way to use music that sounds irish.

Turn up your speakers and if anyone recognizes the music, please let me know.

Added by Charlie on December 4, 2008 at 19:00 — No Comments

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