Aberandy’s forty-two comments

  • Re: Accommodation Willie Clancy

    I hear camping is a nightmare. I was gonna go to my first SCWC this year but decided not to bother as I have no option but to camp. However - the best camping spot is meant to be in Spanish point, where on numerous occasions campers tents have been slas... more…

  • Warwickshire???

    I'm not sure why this is classed as Warwickshire, it's in the West Midlands. more…

  • Re: Dodgy ebay sellers

    Thanks for your interesting replies guys. All, except Spoon, who for some odd reason does not understand the significance of pipes in traditional music. What an ignormaous. more…

  • Re: charming short film

    Firstly, gabh mo leiscéal le níl me ag scríobh as gaeilge. Agus gabh mo leiscéal mo Gaeilge bhriste! I saw that film on a weekend course with Colaiste na nGael in Derbyshire, UK last November. It was on a DVD with other short films to help learners ... more…

  • Dodgy ebay sellers

    Leading on from the Irish music being labelled as British saga... I recently came across some eejit on ebay trying to sell those horrible plastic Uilleann pipes from Pakistan. The eejit didn't have a clue what he was selling and thus stated that these p... more…

  • Re: Feadh Ceoil na Britaine

    Off to California! more…

  • Re: Fleadh Nua (21 - 29 May)

    Well all, It's times like this I can't wait to get my bones back over the water. I'm a teacher in England these days, but it kind of gets in the way of living the trad life. There was a Na Piobari Uillainn tionol in Dublin the other week that I missed o... more…

  • Re: ‘Kenny’s Games’!

    I wouldn't mind playing the pipes on top of Croagh Patrick in the early hours as the sun is illuminating Clew Bay, but the chances of me getting up there that early is pretty small in itself. more…

  • Re: Playing the music at yer workplace

    I teach in a primary school here in England and having bought a practice set of uilleann pipes, I was asked to play them in Assembly. So I took them in and fair play to the kids, they gave me a round of applause for every squeek and squeel I got out of t... more…

  • Re: Is Harmi the winner?

    I dont hate any tunes, I just hate people who call tunes 'songs' .... arrrrgghhhhh. more…