Traditional Irish Music
Hi all, Moving house and came across a low D whistle. Its a chieftain I think, can't see any mark on it, but bought it in Waltons at some stage.If anybody wants it, it's yours for 70 euro!SeanContinue
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Really looking forward to a couple of gigs this weekend, which will take us (some might say appropriately enough) from the Court House in Clones to the Old Gaol in Dundalk. The two performances, featuring Dónal McCague and myself, will focus on the recently released CD - 'Our Dear Dark Mountain with the Sky Over it'.
The first performance, at 3pm on…Continue
Finally done! After 8 months of work on the CD and nearly 7 years research on the project, the finished product goes to the printers tomorrow. I'm delighted with every aspect of the album and have thoroughly enjoyed every moment of the process.
It has been great to work so closely with TG4 Young Musician of the Year 2013 - Dónal McCague in the preparation and recording…Continue
A big couple of weeks ahead as the recording stage of 'Our Dear Dark Mountain' draws to a close. After a great day of work on Tuesday, tomorrow will see Michael McCague record some additional guitar material for the project, under the ever watchful eye and ear of engineer supreme Paul Gurney! Fresh from the recording and launch of his own superb album of original…Continue
More work done on the 'Dear Dark Mountain' album yesterday. Great to work with a number of great Monaghan musicians including traditional singers Caitriona Sherlock and Monica Beagon-Treanor.
Delighted also to finally get a chance to work with Monaghan uilleann piper Eamonn Curran. A former member of the group 'Reel Union', Eamonn has been hugely influential in…