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'Forgotten county' just ignores the statistics and gets on with it
MAIREAD Ni Mhaonaigh has travelled the world as a singer and fiddle player with traditional group Altan , but she insists there's nowhere like home in Donegal.
Letters: New York folk
'The thick Aran sweaters which became their trademark' a the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem in New York in 1961.
Tue May 21, 2013
Dan Brown to set book in Ireland?
The author of The Da Vinci Code was in the capital on Monday as part of the Dublin Writers Festival.
5 Reasons to Go to the Aran Islands
Guinness, fiddles, and all-around Celtic madness: you've waited your whole life to pub hop in Ireland.
Queens of the Stone Age Wander Through Nightmares in Short Film
Following a series of teasers and videos, Queens of the Stone Age have released a 15-minute animated short film preceding the release of their upcoming album .
Sun May 19, 2013
Maire Rua Ni Ghallchoir presents Celtic memorabilia to students
No charge for repro. Mi 1 2ire Rua Ni 1 2 Ghallchi 1 2ir, dedicated Celtic fan, at Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair on Wednesday where she donated her sizeable collection of Celtic memorabilia to students.
Local Toyota dealer adding Fiats to inventory
A tiny car that actually goes pretty fast will soon bring a touch of la dolce vita to Route 17M.
Fri May 17, 2013
A-Infos Radio Project
Various and Sunday: May 12, 2013, Segment 1
Produced live in the studios of WRIR 97.3 FM Richmond Independent Radio in Richmond, Virginia every Sunday from 7 to 9 AM.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tweeting, photo-snapping, singing astronaut returns home as a space celebrity
Canadian Astronaut and ISS commander Chris Hadfield is framed by spacesuits as he performs David Bowie's Space Oddity on the International Space Station, in a video published on YouTube on Sunday May 12, 2013.
Sat May 11, 2013
Rod Stewart has vasectomy thanks to The Waltons
OZZY OSBOURNE and his reunited Black Sabbath are about to give their bloodiest and most gory performance ever - in TV's CSI.
Sen. Doug Finley has died after a battle with colorectal cancer
Doug Finley, the organizational "pitbull" behind Prime Minister Stephen Harper's rise to power, built a reputation in conservative circles for mercurial temper, implaccable calm, fierce loyalty and prodigious work ethic.
Kriss Kross Rapper Chris Kelly is laid to rest in Atlanta - Funeral Pics
He makes up half of the Rap Duo known for their infamous Anthem: "Jump" back in the 90's. Kelly's Funeral took place at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church where his industry colleagues, closest friends and family paid respects to the legend.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wayne Johnston: No foreign novelist is more relevant to Scotland
Newfoundland. No matter how hard I try, I can't pronounce it the way the locals do, the way Wayne Johnston does, with the accent on the "land" not the "new" or the "found". Oddly, for a faraway place of which I knew nothing before I started reading his books, it matters.
Thu May 09, 2013
Richard Wood trio presents first 2013 performance at Harmony House
World-renowned P.E.I. fiddler, Richard Wood, will perform at Harmony House Theatre on Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. Joining him on stage will be Gordon Belsher on guitar and Brad Fremlin on piano.
Wed May 08, 2013
Concert on the Lawn to rock
MOORESVILLE Get ready to rock - and raise a lot of money for school supplies for the children in the Mooresville Consolidated School District.
Providence reports ''landmark'' year despite loss
Exploration company Providence Resources has reported an operating loss for the year of just over 5.4m, an increase on the operating loss of 4.07m reported last year.
Charleston City Paper
Solas frontman Séamus Egan writes songs for his ancestor
In 1910, a man named Michael Conway set sail from the Irish seaport town of Cobh to seek better fortunes in the United States.
The Chappaqua Daily Voice
Mt. Kisco's Grand Prix Raises Funds For Yorktown's Support Connection
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. Grand Prix New York of Mount Kisco raised more than $1,200 for Support Connection - a Yorktown Heights-based not-for-profit organization that provides free confidential services to those battling breast and ovarian cancer - at its Support-apalooza fundraiser April 12.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Irish World Newspaper
Going down a Storm
Well known traditional band Dervish have returned with their first studio album in five years, The Thrush in the Storm.
This transcription is from Howie's playing of his tune. I also enjoy playing it a step lower in G Major X: 2 T: Jerry Holland's Jig C: Howie MacDonald M: 6/8 L: 1/8 R: jig K: Amaj http://www.jerryholland.com/ Thanks baylady, I was thinking about him when playing this and that was part of the reason to add it here, in memory.