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The Fiddle and the Tin Whistle

Irish folk music played in pub sessions is one of the happiest music in the world, and  The Merry Ploughboy is one of the famous music pubs in Dublin. 88 more words


D is for Determination

Triathlon Training: Day 57 – Sunday 8th March

Sunday morning dawned and I decided to get out on the bike.  The children were going in three different directions so I had an hour in which to go for a cycle before I needed to take one of them down to the Tin Whistle Festival (free, unless you factor in the cost to your mental health of listening to the tin whistle in the house for weeks afterwards). 483 more words


To be a wandering minstrel, O

Too Big To Fail?

If I were guaranteed not to fail, I’d be a wandering minstrel. I’d travel the world with my tin whistles, my kazoo, my collection of odd, slightly childish, percussion instruments and my ukulele, bringing music to the masses. 359 more words


Our Musical and Cultural corespondent, Titus Flannery recounts the best advice he has ever been given.  

From morning till night I played the jigs and reels. 146 more words


Horseshoe Curve (haiku)

Horseshoe Curve –
a laborer’s tin whistle
following the tracks

Linked to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #18, where John Stevenson’s “The Train” is our inspiration.  251 more words


1/26/15 The Lilting Banshee

It’s far too cold for Mom to send Jamie out to play his Irish music tin whistle outside (for our neighbor, who blasts rock music). So, he has been tootling in the house. 94 more words