Wednesday, July 25, 2012

"THE EMERALDS" A well known folk group from New Ross during the 60's & 70's

comprised of John Aspel, Paddy Ryan(R.I.P) & Michael Murray(R.I.P).They played all over Ireland,England & U.S and played in The White House while J.F. Kennedy was president.They made an LP which is now out of print and is a collectors item fetching big money on ebay.I got an old copy recently from John Aspel and will put it up here in the near future if John gives me permission. THE EMERALDS THE EMERALDS SINGING JAMES CONNOLLY

TOM FURLONG Singing in the G.A.A complex in Castleboro

ANNE DEMPSEY Singing in the G.A.A complex in Castleboro

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Session in Dawson's pub,at Leinster fleadh, in Enniscorthy last Sunday.

Session on gig-rig at leinster fleadh in Enniscorthy last Sunday.

Selection from Leinster fleadh concert in Riverside Hotel, Enniscorthy

Craanhill group ,Gorey

Hughie O' Neill (banjo) & Tom Murphy (bodhran) at the Leinster fleadh

SEAN-NOS Dancing on the gig-rig at the Leinster fleadh

Sid Cassidy & John Cullen lead a session at the Leinster fleadh

Stevie Larkin & Sid Cassidy along with friends at the Leinster fleadh in Enniscorthy

Larry Kinsella (concertina) & John Cullen (banjo) playing a few tunes at the Leinster fleadh

ANNE DUNNE singing at Leinster fleadh

MATT MURPHY singing at the Leinster fleadh in Enniscorthy