Cailín’s sixteen comments

  • Re: Drying Up In Front Of An Audience

    I can commiserate too. I find starting to perform for people I know, then to a wider audience as a duet and finally solo helps. My achilles heel is performing from memory, I have no trouble memorising tunes but if I make a mistake when performing I'll 'l... more…

  • Re: Please name this reel

    Thanks for your help, much appreciated more…

  • Please name this reel

    Hi all, my friends and I came across a reel and were wondering if anyone here might recognise it and could tell us what it's called? Here's a link so you can listen to it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jJK-ZDmOz8. Thanks more…

  • Printing

    Help! I can't work out how to print this tune and I left my old copy in Ireland. I'm on a Mac, and whenever I print it just gives me half the song. Any help gratefully appreciated as I love this tune. more…

  • Re: Buying a whistle in Belfast

    I ended up a very happy Matchett's customer with a Tony Dixon S soprano. I reckon I'll go back and grab a C while I'm here too. more…

  • Re: Buying a whistle in Belfast

    Thanks for the tips, much appreciated. Since I'll be visiting I'll try Matchett's but I could try bigwhistle when I have a fixed address again. more…

  • Buying a whistle in Belfast

    Does anyone have any suggestions about where you can buy a D tin whistle in Belfast? I'm interested in trying something other than a Feadog/Walton/Generation that suits reels and jigs but can't stretch more than 15 pounds. If it helps, I've been playing f... more…

  • Re: How do you put a set together?

    It went well, II had fun and got a trophy for my efforts. Thanks for your help 🙂 more…

  • Re: How do you put a set together?

    Thanks everyone for the feedback, much appreciated. Sorry to resurrect an old discussion, I did search through before I posted but obviously not thoroughly enough. At the moment I've settled for Mist on the Mountain followed by Banish Misfortune. more…

  • How do you put a set together?

    Hi all, I'll be playing my tin whistle in the music competition at a local feis. So far I've settled on "The Mist on the Mountain" jig, but it's short so I'd like to pair it with one or two other songs. I'd greatly appreciate any pointers about how to put... more…