feadog’s twenty-three comments

  • Re: Fleadh Laighean 2007 - Áth Buí

    15 - 18 and senior competitions are usually on sundays expcept for some comps at the all Ireland - usually the bodhran, and 15-18 bands. Weather held up well. Music was very good in the competitions and a lot of the winners are excited about the prospect ... more…

  • Availability

    The View across the Valley can be purchased online at www.heartbeatcity.ie more…

  • John Brady’s compositions

    This recording has many of John Brady's compositions, reels, jigs, hornpipes, airs, a set dance, waltzes. more…

  • Re: custys

    the tune is called McIntyre's Fancy and was composed by John Brady in 1983. It's good that some people go to the bother of researching tunes properly!! more…

  • The last message should not have the small g at the start of the bar. It should read GABG A-. Sorry folks. more…

  • The Reel of Eiscir Riada is the correct spelling for this. Composed by John Brady, the title refers to the esker that runs through North Offaly. The first bar should start with g GABG A-. more…

  • Burke’s Jig

    I heard that this jig was just played by Joe Burke but was likely composed by Lad O'Beirne and that it was very popular in New York in the 60s. Does anyone know for sure? more…

  • Re: any craic @ the fleadh?

    You definately do not have to be a member of Comhaltas to play in the county fleadh. Entry fees are cheaper for members so as to emcourage musicians to join the organisation. Entry forms are coloured white for members and yellow for non members so that th... more…

  • Re: the meaning of tradition?

    thanks everyone! more…

  • the meaning of tradition?

    In Irish traditional music song and dance, what does tradition mean for different people in different parts of the world? Can you define tradition so as to include everyone or is it as some people would like to believe only for the elite??? more…