Wednesday, May 13, 2015

THE EMERALDS (New Ross, Co. Wexford)

From New Ross, Co. Wexford, these fellows (Paddy Ryan R.I.P, Michael Murray R.I.P & John Asple) played all over Ireland, England and even at THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington,back in the 60's. This is an LP they made around that time. Long out of print now.The full 12 tracks can be listened to here.---
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Music,song & dance from Co. Wexford.

21 YEARS AGO THIS MONTH THE LATE JOHN JUDE DOYLE HAD TWO VIDEOS MADE SHOWING OFF THE COUNTY OF WEXFORD IN MUSIC, DANCE & SONG.THE VIDEOS CALLED "PURPLE & GOLD" HAVE LONG BEEN OUT OF PRINT.BOTH VIDEOS CAN NOW BE SEEN HERE ----

PAUL McGRATH, From Tomsallagh, Monageer, Co. Wexford, sings "The Contender"

Saturday, March 14, 2015

SARAH GREENE, from Clonroche, got through to the Leinster finals of Scor singing this beautiful Irish song.

The Lyrics are by Christy Moore & Líam Ó Múirthile, with music by Wally Page. It is about the death of two fishermen, Tomás and Seán Ó Conghaile ('Na Conghailigh') off Inis Oírr in the Oileáin Árann. Congratulations and good luck in the final.