Music Network Tour

I am having such a great time with these two wonderful musicians on the Music Network Tour ; Cormac de Barra from Dublin on the harp and Mark Redmond  from Co Wexford,on the uilleann pipes, flute and whistle. It has been a blast touring Ireland and one concert in the ICC Hammersmith, London. The music…

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Hello

I hope that you are enjoying the new tunes. This has been a busy Summer with all the concerts and  festivals happening again. I’m delighted that the band are busy , but it means that I’m not abale to do our Zoom chats for a while. I’ll resume these in the coming months when I…

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Fiddle Chat this Thursday @10pm Irish time

Hi all,   I’ve sent a Zoom link to all subscribers to join me this Thurday @10pm Irish Time for a wee chat and tune. We are going to concentrate on Jimmy Lyon’s Highland…the latest lesson on your prerecorded lessons.   Hope to see you all there.   M🎻

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ZOOM Fiddle May lesson

This next Zoom chat will be me teaching you ‘Bean A’ Tí ar Lár’ (The Deceased Woman of the House). I have sent all the up to date subscribers the link there and hope to see you all on the lesson. Remember if you sign up today you can also be part of this new…

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Playing in Co Galway April 29th/30th

Tá mé ag tnúth go mór leis an ceolchoirm seo Really looking forward to this concert in Stuideo Cuan, a beautiful venue in An Spideál, Co Galway You can watch online by purchasing tickets https://www.facebook.com/StudioCuan Tell your friends and send feedback please❤️🎻

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Happy Easter / Beannachtaí na Cásca

I want to extend my wishes to you this Easter and hope that you will have a loving peaceful one. I was taken aback this morning when I heard of the passing of one of our fiddlers ; Karen Farais,  may she rest in peace. I had just met her in London recently when she…

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Artist in Residence/ Éalaíontóir Cónaithe i GTeic Ghaoth Dobhair

Tá  áthas orm go bhfuil  mé i mo Éalaíontóir Cónaithe in GTeic Ghaoth Dobhair.   I’m delighted to share my latest news,  that I am artist in residence in the new IT Hub in Gaoth Dobhair….GTeic. The GTeic is set up to facilitate those who can work remotely and has the state of the art …

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The Rising Feminine

On February 1 we celebrate Brigid’s Day, or the Feast of St. Brigid as it became known when christianity took the pagan feast to celebrate. It celebrates, light, rebirth, creativity, fertility and hope. Next year the Irish Government will  recognise Brigid’s Day with a new  national holiday…which is wonderful news. The first holiday in the…

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Hello fiddlers

Hi , Just want to check in and see how you are getting on? We should have our next fiddle Zoom chat in early February. I was thinking of Feb. 6th @ 10 pm? I’ll send details to all subscribers soon . In the meantime keep practicing.   Mairéad 🎻❤️

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