Cafe Ceol : The Sessions : Opening

Antonio Breschi has recorded 13 albums, including “My Irish Portrait” for which he even changed his name to Antoni O’Breskey, out of love for his adopted country, Ireland. On this album, Antonio combines elements of traditional Irish music with superb piano improvisations, producing a beautiful intertwining of classical, modern, jazz and world music, with the help of his Irish guests, …

Cafe Ceol : The Sessions : Colour Photography

Granted the James Joyce Pub Award for authenticity, An Droichead Beag remains an outstanding example of the tradition Joyce immortalised in his works.? Here is an account? of one visitor’s visit to the pub: “One night, I went to to? a pub called An Droichead Beag (The Small Bridge). Who happens to be performing, but Eoin Duignan. Late that night …

Vintage Photograph of a Boat Crew : Vintage Album : Pictures From My Camera

Got given a vintage photo album by a man called Larry last Sunday. He bought it some years ago in Cumberland street market for a fiver. The photographer seems to follow a boat crew, methinks, and the second person from the left and the one on the right are reoccurring in some of the photographs. The the hardcover bound book …

Irish Horses : Clara : Ireland

Horses Are Woven Into the Fabric of Ireland When you think of Ireland, pictures of sheep probably come into your mind, dotting the hillsides like popcorn on a plush, green carpet. However, horses are also very much a part of the history and culture of the Emerald Isle. Genetically speaking, if you have some Irish in you, it will be …

The Card Players : Paddy Ryans : Horseleap : Ireland

End of a great day spent in WestMeath and Offaly … Horseleap (Irish: Baile ?tha an Urchair) is a town situated upon the Offaly, Westmeath county border in Ireland, along the R446, formerly the main Dublin to Galway road. The village itself possesses a church, primary school, a garden centre, a pub, and a petrol station. Horseleap dates back to …

The 300 year tree …

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