Eynhallow is an uninhabited Orkney island close to the island of Rousay. The soond’s the stretch of sea between the two islands and it has a tide race which is powerful. E’hallow has a ruined church/monastic building. Once a year in summer you can visit E’hallow by Orkney Ferry in the evening when it stays very light till late. It’s uninhabited but there is a house where folk from RSPB stay to do some monitoring of bird life. A beautiful place! And I think Jenny Wrigley captures the whirl of the sea in her tune.
Re: Eynhallow Soond
The Wrigley Sisters have published a very good book of their tunes, most by Jenny but some by Hazel. You can buy it at the Reel, Broad Street, Kirkwall. (they have a music shop behind the café where they have sessions on Saturdays). Or you could go to their website. (Their phone no. is 01856-871000).
By the way, Karen Tweed started a slow session on a week-day fairly recently.
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