Fiddler101’s eight comments

  • This is a tune from East Mayo. it was collected by Joe Byrne of Aghamore, a village beside Cuigiu, and he included in a collection by Ceolaras Coleman in Gurteen called the Mountain Road. To the best of my knowledge it was composed by a woman called Mary... more…

  • Re: Birthday paradox

    Here was me thinking I could maths alone after my exams last year!!! more…

  • Re: A Good Bodhran….

    "considering people on this site hate singers more than bodhrans" more…

  • Re: Dancing (warning, culturally ignorant question)

    To begin with there are 5 types of Irish dancing: more…

  • Riverdance Set

    If you could transcribe the rest of the set it would be brillant. I love listening to and watching riverdance. To be able to play it would be fantastic. Can't transcibe music myself but would love to learn it. Other than that if some one could tell me whe... more…

  • Re: Tin whistle in C and F, what to do?

    Was at a session lately were a lot of the older waltzes and song type tunes were being played, many being sung to. Was in need of my C whistle, which, regrettably, I didn't have with me. As Al Brown said C is great for accompaning singers and most intrume... more…

  • Humours of Ballyconnell

    Your right Tize, this tune is very similar to the Humours of Ballyconnell but they are two different tunes. Amn't familiar with Micheal O Raghallaigh recording of the Humours of Ballyconnell more…

  • Brigid Reavy

    Brigid of Knock is named after Ed Reavy's wife. Originally Brigid Morley from a village called Aughtaboy in the parish of Knock, Co. Mayo Ireland. Reavy wrote many tunes with names from the locality included in the titles including the Aughtaboy Jig, Shan... more…