Dick Glasgow's Blog (17)

In memory of Tom O'Neill!

In a year of sad passings, with a heavy heart we must add another well known & loved figure to the list. Tom O'Neill, owner of one of the best known session pubs in Ireland, will now be pulling pints for the likes of Tommy Peoples, Liam O'Flynn & Alec Finn at that great session above.
 
On Friday the 23rd of November…
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Added by Dick Glasgow on November 25, 2018 at 14:15 — No Comments

BBC's 'Country Tracks' at our Session!

The BBC show ‎'Country Tracks' was on BBC 1 this morning & in this edition, they traveled around the Antrim Coast & ended up at our weekly session in the Springhill Bar, Portrush ... from about 46 mins.…



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Added by Dick Glasgow on April 8, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments

Fun with iMovie ~ 21 movies!

Ballycastle Harbour and Fair Head, with the Mull of Kintyre & Argyll in the distance.

This photo gives a glimpse of just one of the stunning views that…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on January 31, 2012 at 9:00 — 4 Comments

Death Toll rises to 91 in Norway Attacks!

RE: the dreadful tragedy in Norway.

 

Death Toll rises to 91 in Norway Attacks!

 

My sympathy goes out to all our Norwegian members here, I hope you & all your families are safe & well.

 

Perhaps it is time to examine Gun Control in Norway, as we did in Scotland after the…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on July 23, 2011 at 10:27 — 7 Comments

Mary Ellen Curtin RIP!

Sad news - we've just lost another of the old school players.

Here's a link to a thread on Concertina.net, with comments from fellow Concertina players, on the loss of Mary Ellen Curtin:  …

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Added by Dick Glasgow on July 20, 2011 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Damien O'Kane in Portrush next week!

Well, only one week to go now, before Damien O'Kane plays the Springhill Bar in Portrush, Co Antrim.

 

Damien O'Kane Trio

 

I wonder, is anyone else…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on July 11, 2011 at 9:56 — No Comments

House of McDonnell, Session Pub, Ballycastle on Blas Ceoil ~ tonight 19th June!

If you live in Northern Ireland & would like to see one of the great Session Pubs, check out Blas Ceoil on BBC 2 tonight: Sunday 19th June at 22.00.…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on June 19, 2011 at 18:00 — No Comments

Concertina Tunes from North Antrim!

Concertina players in here, might like to know that I've just launched a new Concertina Blog, where I'm planning on posting MP3 versions of tunes from this area, played on a variety of Concertinas. So if you are looking for some less familiar tunes for your repertoire, you might like to check them out.

 

Although I launched this site with a few studio recordings, with me playing a C/G Concertina, I really love playing the more…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on June 13, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

North Antrim Music!





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Added by Dick Glasgow on June 11, 2011 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

New Trad Session for Co. Derry!

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 15, 2011 at 9:30 — 28 Comments

My Tenor Guitar Videos ~ 3!

 

It is true to say that the Tenor Guitar is not the first instrument that comes to mind, when anyone starts thinking of Irish Music. However, anyone who has ever heard great musicians like John Carty or Angelina Carberry playing Reels & Jigs on a Tenor Guitar, will quickly realise just how well Irish Music can sound on…

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 7, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

My Concertina Videos ~ 17!

Here are the Concertina videos I've posted on YouTube so far.…



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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 7, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments

My Hammered Dulcimer Videos ~ 13!

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 6, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments

My Tenor Banjo Videos ~ 7!

This is my small collection of Tenor Banjo videos.

As I have a Blog for posting links to my Mandolin Videos, I thought I might as well have one too, for my Banjo videos. Perhaps it'll encourage me to post more videos on YouTube. ;-)

 

#1 Five Star Head

#2 …

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 6, 2011 at 1:00 — No Comments

My Mandolin Videos ~ 49!

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 5, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Causeway Coast Sessions!

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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 5, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

The Hammered Dulcimer in Ireland!





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Added by Dick Glasgow on May 4, 2011 at 13:00 — 2 Comments

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