Paul O'Connor’s four comments

  • Re: Jennie Rocking The Cradle

    Here’s the video mentioned by Petey -“The Story of Jack Lattin.” Edwina Glackian tells the story and re-traces a likely route of Jack’s eight mile journey. It’s really worth watching. Great story telling, dancing, music and videography. more…

  • Re: The supernatural power of Irish beer

    That was hilarious. They video really caught me off guard. I know there was something special about that beer! more…

  • Re: Tunes that came from the fairies

    Those interested in this topic should have a look at the excellent book, The Otherworld, edited by Rionach ui Ogain & Tom Sherlock (Comhairle Bhealoideas Eireann 2012). It contains accounts and oral histories of some 41 tunes and songs selected from … more…

  • Re: Anyone playing a Scott Cao violin?

    I play a Scott Cao violin that I purchased in 2006 and I couldn’t be happier with it. It is a model STV750 Gasparo da Salo. It has great tone and projection, and I often get unsolicited comments on how good it sounds. With Obligato strings, this thing… more…