Posts Tagged ‘Irish’
www.niamhnicharra.com www.myspace.com www.irishcentrehammersmith.co.uk Recorded on the 3rd April 2008 at Hammersmith Irish Cultural Centre, London Niamh has been presented with “The Best Traditional Music Act 2008″ award by The Irish World. . The Irish World is the largest newspaper for the Irish community in Britain, and hosts the annual awards recognising the contributions of rising and established Irish stars both in Ireland and around the world.Niamh launched her debut album at the Gathering festival in Killarney on 25.02.07 . The invited guests who included many well known musicians were treated to a 30 minute performance by Niamh and Guitarist Mike Galvin, who features on the album. Some of my footage of this can be found on YouTube Niamh’s album “Ón Dá Thaobh / From Both Sides” has been listed in respected music reviewer Colin Irwin’s Top Ten Folk Album’s of 2007 for MOJO magazine. Niamh’s album “Ón Dá Thaobh / From Both Sides” is available through ITunes. “Ón Dá Thaobh / From Both Sides”. The album is an opportunity to showcase Niamh’s virtuosity on both fiddle and concertina, and she is joined on the album by well-known musicians Brendan Begley, Robbie Harris, Eoghan O Neil, Mike Galvin, Cathal Synnott and Conor Shiel.. The album certainly has variety – besides the expected mix of Irish tunes (jigs, reels, hornpipes, slow airs etc.), there are also tunes from the United States and Canada (Cape Breton), a set of Hungarian folk tunes and, icompositions of Niamh’s …
Originally posted 2012-02-19 05:38:13.
Irish history with Pat Flannery. This was filmed 9/1/08. Pat goes over how early Irish law and shaped the Irish relationship of land and people though the centuries.
Originally posted 2011-01-22 07:29:10.
Discussion about the Irish language on the Late Late Show, RTÉ. With Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh and Des Bishop.
An Údarás na Gaeltachta Video project