cathycookโ€™s four hundred and ten comments

  • Stolen Button Accordion

    STOLEN BUTTON ACCORDION! At some point during the Kenmare Festival this weekend, my Castagnari Tommy disappeared from my van, spoiling what was otherwise a lovely festival. Anyone who knows me knows the fiddle is my main instrument, but I occasionally get... more…

  • Re: Donkey skins for drums

    I have three donkey's, and one of them tried to bite me today! He has been notified of the content of this discussion and warned of his potential fate if he tries this again. ๐Ÿ™‚ more…

  • Re: The WTF Ceili Band

    WTF indeed. I bet some of them would be embarrassed to see this now! I like Joe Burke as a leprechaun ๐Ÿ™‚ more…

  • Composed by Michael Dwyer, whistle player, one of the Dwyer family from the Beara peninsula, Co. Cork more…

  • The sixth annual Ballydehob Trad Festival will be held in the village of Ballydehob, Co. Cork from March 30th to April 1st. A feast of traditional Irish music and dance is promised, featuring famous musicians from far and wide as well as local musicians, ... more…

  • Re: fiddle tutor west cork

    Hello Chris, did my email reach you? I teach fiddle in Ballydehob. My phone no. to contact is in the email but I don't want to put it up here. more…

  • Re: The Session Shoppe

    Brilliant! more…

  • Re: Oh no, Not Cavan again!

    I went to Cavan both years and enjoyed myself, apart from the difficulty of finding anywhere close to the centre to park my van for the weekend, but really 3 years in the same place is too many. For me, living in the SW corner of Ireland, both Tullamore a... more…

  • Re: I would like to learn it !

    https://thesession.org/tunes/350 more…

  • Re: Ceoltoiri Chualann scores/transcriptions - do they exist?

    Why not try contacting Sean O'Riada's son, Peadar O'Riada? more…