Bally Wight Paddy

  (Kindly sent by Mike Nelson) Recently, my Dad and I paid a visit to Ballybunion, County Kerry, where my mother hailed from. Quite a swift trip down memory lane; I spent so many summers there from my early teens which took in sessions in Tralee and Tipperary...

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Old Thoughts From Abroad

  Good evening, It seems like several years have passed since I last sent out this blog and certainly life has had some major changes. I have been over in Bristol and teaching this last week at Bath Folk Festival Summer School; if you have never been, do think...

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  Hi all, Thank you to everyone for all the messages I received two weeks ago; so very touching and I really am grateful for all your love. Thank you! (Cover and photo by Keith Hudson) I had a reflective birthday. The lovely and great piano accordionist Frank...

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  So, there is nothing like a swift sandwich. . . so here it is! I am in Sweden at the moment and have been staying in the house of Carina Normansson and Colbjörn Lindberg, having a beautiful time. We drank silver birch sap two nights ago, to accompany spinach,...

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Shannon Tinkle Shouting

  Now, apparently, there was a mighty session in Tarmonbarry, Co Roscommon last Friday. . . (Photo by Michael Lennon of Tom McElvogue, Noel Sweeney and Patsy Hanly) . . .and will be continuing every 3rd Friday of the month from 9.30pm, so if you are ever passing....

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Earth Book Tea Tunes Cartoons

  Hello! I have had quite a wonderful week and a stunning weekend! Busy and not stressed, there has been teaching, workshops and a couple of concerts in two very fine venues (Cheltenham Everyman Theatre Studio and The Trinity Centre Shrewsbury). Edging ever...

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