boycejackie’s seven comments

  • singers club

    Best of luck Garry, we started The Leitrim Singer's Circle a couple of years ago in Drumkeeran, Co Leitrim. more…

  • The Butterfly

    When I first learned this tune (The Butterfly) back in 1968 in our weekly session in Comber, Co. Down I was told it was called 'Late Home At Night' but now I refer to it as The Butterfly as when you close your eyes and listen to it, it sounds like a butte... more…

  • Forde’s Pub

    'Leitrim Singers Circle' host an evening of song every other month (Jan/Mar/May/July/Sept/Nov) on the first Sunday of the month at 5.00pm more…

  • Re: Airtight Uilleann Pipes

    I was reading through 'The Session' older discussions and felt I had to comment on this one. I have been making pipe bags (hide) for all types of bagpipes mouth and bellows blowen(Highland, Lowland/border, smallpipes, Uilleann, Le Biniou, Czech dudy, Veuz... more…

  • Re: The TRUTH about Cluain Tarbh CCÉ and CLASAC

    Clontarf branch were beaten before they got started! CCE (top dogs) just want credit for all the hard work (and profit) Clontarf branch have achieved! They CAN'T do it themselves BUT want to STEAL the success of this dedicated, hard working branch, who by... more…

  • Re: Comhaltas

    Used to be too many people at the top (with big wage packets) and could neither sing or play! I'm afraid there still are a lot like that still at the top! I remember competing back in the early 1980,s in the All Ireland senior grades and was appalled to f... more…

  • Re: Good songs for a Session?

    why not learn a traditional ballad, you might be surprised! (and actually get to like them!) why sing crap!!! that's why tourists walk away from a good session bewilderd that someone sings rubbish ,that is also why musicians don't wish to stop playing and... more…