lukegarry’s one hundred and fifteen comments

  • The Big Bull’s Head

    A new session. First Thursday of the month. A high standard of musicianship. Run by the welcoming Sean McElhinney. Exceptional pint of Guinness. more…

  • The New Inn

    The session is new, the first one being held on 3rd Sunday of October 2018. I attended yesterday, 18th November 2018. Sessions every THIRD Sunday from 3pm. more…

  • Re: Sweeneys On The Park

    I was there yesterday (19 May 2018) and the session is on Tuesdays more…

  • Re: Cafe Knoll

    Is the map correct? The venue is nowhere near Dumbarton Rd. more…

  • Re: FIDDLER needs HELP for studying ITM in Ireland!!!

    Why don't you look at the Dundalk Institute of Technology. They run an MA in ITM. more…

  • Re: Name that tune

    Many thanks to all of you. I have located the tune on ABC Tune Finder. more…

  • Name that tune

    Happy 2014 to one and all? more…

  • Re: Fabulous Clip

    To reply to TomB-R. I love the piano, but not when it accompanies jigs, reels and hornpipes. I recently bought Rince Go Maidin by my favourite ceili band, the Allow Ceili Band. I feel the piano's clump clump climp clump has had a negative impact on the... more…

  • Re: Fabulous Clip

    Great accordion. Lovely tune. Though I can't understand why pianos still feature as accompaniment to instrumentals. more…

  • I have been listening to this in mp3 format. Derrane is a wizard but the clunking piano accompaniment does an enormous amount of damage to the album. No subtlety whatsoever - as if the pianist is trying to drown out Derrane's playing. To be fair, I should... more…