Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thursday, November 6, 2014

New Ross Pipe Band at UK championships 2014.

New Ross & District Pipe Band Winning 6th Place in 3A at the First UK pipe band chapionships in Stormount

Friday, August 29, 2014


Playing the mouth organ at the "Larry Kinsella anniversary session" in Coolroe.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The "Buzzer" Ryan 10th. anniversary session.

Held in The Cloch Ban, Clonroche on Sunday afternoon & Sunday night. x x x x x x x Paddy Furlong's photos here --- http://members.upc.ie/p.furlong/buzzer2014/index.html

Monday, August 4, 2014

Tony O' Rourke, Melbourne, Australia

playing a few tunes on banjo with local musicians in Clonroche, Co. Wexford last week.

Monday, June 2, 2014

The Carty Sisters, New Ross.

The Carty sisters (Saoirse, Naoise & Ciara) from New Ross. A very talented trio that we will surely hear more about in the future.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Clonroche School Band

The students of Clonroche National School are encouraged to develop their interest in music and instrumental music plays a prominent roll in the school calander. The school band consists of students from 3rd to 6th class and they rehearse every Monday and Friday morning in the school assembly hall. Instruments played are banjo, fiddle, bodhrán and whistle. All students from 1st class upwards learn the whistle. Also, a small number of students take music classes outside of school, the majority of which attend Anna Murphy in the school assembly hall on Tuesdays, after school. The school band provides music for various occasions throughout the school year such as the school concert, church events, seachtain na gaeilge, visitations to the school etc. Recently Radio na life interviewed some of the senior students as gaeilge and recorded their music. The longstanding music tradition in the parish continues to be fostered in Clonroche National School, long may it continue. FEATURED TUNES BY THE SCHOOL BAND  Boolavogue  Boys of Wexford  ’98 March. Song:- Tóg Amach mé. Grúpa Ceoil:- Boys of Bluehill Phil the Fluter x x x x Programme presented by Seana Nic Reamoinn on Radio na Life Featuring pupils from Clonroche National School on 11th April ‘14 --

Monday night session in "The Liar's Bar", Clonroche.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Tempeludigan remembers 1798.

Put up at the request of Larry Joyce, Castleboro. Taken from a video made in 1998 -- picture not great but watchable. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Thursday, January 16, 2014

John Jude Doyle R.I.P. ----

---John Jude passed away at his pub "The Cloch Ban" in Clonroche last night.Although he was born in Co. Carlow John Jude came to live in Co. Wexford in the 1960s and spent 19 years as a horticultural researcher at the research centre in Clonroche. He eventually married into a local family who ran a pub in the centre of the village. In 1976 he and his wife Ann renovated the building which was renamed The Cloch Ban. Sport has played a huge part in John Jude’s life – he was involved with the local GAA club for many years, was a leading figure in equestrian matters and was a director of Horse Board Ireland. He has produced and written a multitude of publications, often focussing on famous local figures, and was the presenter of a DVD production which highlighted the places, people and songs of Co. Wexford.He was also a great lover of irish traditional music and has written numerous articles for the Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann publication "Treoir".He hosted a great Irish music session in his pub once a month which was attended by musicians from all over the South East. ------- -------Jude's reflections on Clonroche, the recession and life in general.--- from S.E.Radio archives.(Below)

Friday, January 10, 2014

Davey Roche

Nice set of reels by Davey on the three row accompanied by Catherine on piano accordion