Richie Murray’s fifteen comments

  • On the cassette that accompanied the Turoe Stone book when it was first published the following reels were played as a set by Vincent himself The Fox On The Prowl, The Flagstone of Memories and The Tinker's Daughter (which is commonly referred to and kno... more…

  • Fox on the prowl - The story of the tune

    The story of the tune was told on the original cassette that accompanied the release of The Turoe Stone book of Vincent's compositions. On the cassette itself you can hear Vincent giving the reason for giving the tunes the name they have. One such tune is... more…

  • Fair Play DavidT and Kenny

    I'm no authority on Irish Music but the story that DavidT told above regarding the name of the tune at play was told to me by an authority on the accordion who most definitely told me that he had heard Finbarr himself in the 90's play it live at a gig and... more…

  • The Meadow

    Kenny, perhaps Finbarr Dwyer also recorded it as " The Meadow " as that was the name that he gave it when he composed it!! Just saying. There are many Dwyer compositions that ended up in the compositions tune book of other people. Perhaps this is one. more…

  • Re: Your Favorite Harpists.

    Seana Davey and Michael Rooeny more…

  • Re: Help with quest for the holy grail (of whistles!)

    http://www.killarneywhistle.com/ more…

  • Proper name

    This tune is The Meadow as recorded by Finbarr Dwyer (note spelling of his name is correct here) in 1970 on his recording Pure Irish Traditional Accordion Music. This recording was re-issued in 1994. more…

  • Re: Eb Flute Recommendations please?

    Would consider an Eamonn Cotter flute? I have one of his and they are a fine flute, I bought one maybe 7/8 years ago for 800euro. Price might be a little more but the flute is of great quality still. Also Martin Doyle is making very good flutes also. more…

  • Ceolachan review

    The Blue Fiddle 21 years later is an iconic fiddle recording years before its time. more…

  • Re: Entering fleadh

    If you make touch with the local county secretary he/she will take your entry in the lead up to the county fleadh. All county fleadhs are usually advertised in the local papers advertising and looking for entries in all competitions. more…