Pádraig’s five hundred and forty-seven comments

  • Two examples aren't enough? Oh, go piss and moan somewhere else, ya idjit. Changing the requirements midway thru' aren't kosher. more…

  • The Cross

    Rather surprised that this hasn't been put on here yet. A lovely bent Shetland reel from the Boys of the Lough "The Day Dawn". Aly Bain also played it on, I think, the latest Transatlantic Session series with Nollaig Casey in a set with Lois na Banríona.... more…

  • Re: How to break the beginner single bowing habit?

    Little!? more…

  • She's followed by the Mulcahy sisters, Ciaran O Maonaigh and Sharon Shannon and her Band. Mighty, the lot of it. more…

  • Muireann nic Amhlaoibh sings a bit of it at the start of the 2009 Gradam Ceoil on TG4.... more…

  • Re: The Catherine Wheel Effect

    Nope, sorry, can't say that I've had a Catherine Wheel effect ... although I was sussing out a tune the other day in the backyard and I overheard two ravens talking about what a sodding mess I was making of it. Quite rude, they were. more…

  • From the youtube archives

    played grandly by PJ and his son Martin with Dennis Cahill here, second in the set: more…

  • played grandly by PJ and Martin Hayes here: more…

  • Admittedly they, also jump a fifth higher and so also add two extra parts.... more…

  • RE: Track 10.

    The Highland that's played 'twixt Frainc a'Phoill and the Glen Road to Carrick is Willie's Fling (https://thesession.org/tunes/5105) more…