The Horse Keane and Sean McGuire...

Liz Carroll recently sent me an article written by Martin McGinley about the late great fiddler Sean McGuire (1927-2005). Liz asked me to make sure I read it all the way through. And lo and behold, there was a Sean…

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Trad Music Survey May 27-29, 2017 

Trad Music Survey May 27-29, 2017 

Surveyor/Pollster: Jimmy Keane 

100 Participants 

This was a non-scientific survey posted on social media and by direct outreach to some of my musician friends. 

Aside from cleaning up some text…

Margie Dennehy (1936-2017)


Saddened to learn of the passing of Margie Dennehy on Sunday evening. Margie, along with her late husband Dennis, were co-founders of Dennehy Irish Dance. Margie was its heart and soul and was one of the nicest and kindest people…

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oom... '-)

If womb is pronounced "woom" and tomb is pronounced "toom" -- shouldn't bomb be pronounced "boom"?? 

Oh wait... :-)

Myself, Liz Carroll, and Marty Fahey in the early 1970's

Myself, Liz Carroll, and Marty Fahey taken by Sis Fahey at their home in the early 1970's. We gave Mary (Sis) a grand farewell yesterday and the house took in a new family last week. A ton of music, memories…

Mary "Sis" Fahey (May 10, 1925 -- May 22, 2016)

A lovely woman whom I am glad to have known since I was a kid...

Mary T. Fahey (née Campbell) "Sis," devoted wife of the late Martin J. Fahey, loving stepmother to Sheila (the late James Wallenius) and Marty (Patti)…

Broken Pledge Ceili Band...

Proud to be part of the winning Broken Pledge Ceili Band at the 2016 Midwest Fleadh Cheoil!!!