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  • Re: Songs and Tunes

    5stringfool : Carolan's first tune (prob) "Sheebeg and Sheemore" is about a battle between 2 groups of fairies from 2 hills. Not for a patron, but I believe a patron suggested the idea. (That's when he first set off on horseback to make his living as a ...

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  • Re: Songs and Tunes

    A man must eat.

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  • Re: Songs and Tunes

    thanks 5string - I had a quick glance through the site yes I see what you mean - don't know about the original Irish but the English translations were not inspiring. I can see why everyone just sticks to the tunes.

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  • Re: Flute restoration

    Why not contact Hammy himself?

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  • Re: Aengus group

    Tony Small played with Wild Geese for years, as well as performing on his own and with friends. He passed away in Galway in 2013.

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