Tag Archives: Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

By the luck of the Irish, it’s time once again to wish each and everyone of you a very…. Do not drink and drive .. especially while reading or posting blog posts….

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Richard Steele – The Spectator Club

Living from approximately March 12, 1672 through September 1, 1729, Sir Richard Steele  was an Irish writer, playwright and politician remembered primarily for co-founding along with his friend, Joseph Addison, several magazines including The Tatler and The Spectator. You may read The Spectator Club … Continue reading

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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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