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Learn the tin whistle on the way to learning the uilleann pipes! #irishmusic #uilleann

Patrick Cannady is extending an offer to young people that may be interested in playing the uilleann pipes to start off on the tin whistle with him. 22 more words

Chicago Pipers

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