nicstar’s forty-four comments

  • Re: Tin Whistle Lessons in Galway

    Is Sean Ryan still in Galway? more…

  • I'm assuming this isn't the same Grianan (Siobhan Peoples, Kevin Crawford, P.J. King, Paul McSherry et. al.) that released the utterly awesome album 'The Maid of Eirin'? more…

  • Re: Galway

    Is Mulligan's still open? They had a good selection of trad albums... And as for live music, Coilli's and The Crane are the best, but can get very touristy and crowded in Summer... If there's something happening at the Cottage it's good too. And if you ca... more…

  • Re: Slide

    I haven't heard a lot of Slide, but I have Aogan Lynch's (the concertina player) album with Michelle O'Brien which I really like except for the awful backing. more…

  • Re: Bouzouki/Mandola Makers

    Weeeeelllll, my bouzouki is made by the notorious Mr Peter Daffy from Camperdown in Vic. He mainly does guitars, but also makes lovely zouks and mandolins etc. I'm saving up to buy a tenor uke from him.... hee hee more…

  • Re: Tune names please - from this youtube video of Laoise Kelly, Mirella Murray and Steve Cooney

    The second tune is Phyllis's Birthday, by Josephine Marsh. Don't know about the first one... more…

  • Keegan’s

    This tune is also on Jimmy Noonan and Chris McGrath's album "The Maple Leaf", (listed as Keegan's) it comes after The Donegal Traveler... more…

  • Re: Suggestions wanted!

    Nice playing Sean, I know the second tune as The Mystery Reel. more…

  • Re: NUI Galway

    The trad. music club at the uni used to have a session every tues downstairs at the crane. My sister and I used to go down quite regularly when we lived in Galway, it was always awesome fun and great tunes and lovely people... Pretty much all students or ... more…

  • Re: Australian Fleadhs

    Sorry that link should be http://www.irishmusicianssydney.com/ more…