Tag Archives: Irish

Sonic Gems – Celtic Woman – Home For Christmas

The all female Irish music ensemble is from the same folks who brought us the half remembered classic show, Riverdance.   The original 2004 line up were the vocalists – Chloe Agnew, Orla Fallon, Lisa Kelly and Meave Ni Mhaokchatha as … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Sinead O’Connor – I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got

Sinead Marie Bernadette O’Connor was born on December 8, 1966.  She legally changed her name to Magda Davitt this year, 2017.  She rose to fame in the late 1980s as an Irish singer-songwriter with her debut The Lion and the Cobra.  … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Rory Gallagher – Irish Tour ’74

The Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and bandleader, William Rory Gallagher was born on March 2, 1948.  Coming up in County Donegal and brought up in Cork, Gallagher first formed the band Taste in the 1960s and then recorded … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: U2 – The Joshua Tree

Even prior to the Us Festival appearance of U2, I was certain there was a special musical essence to this band.  Some of my harder rocking friends believed that I had lost my way on this one.  All these many … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Daughter Is For Life

“A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.” –Irish Saying Times this times two princesses and you have my idea of paradise!      

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