Barry Kerr Interview (Uilleann pipes, flute, singing)

Episode 85 · January 17th, 2021 · 1 hr 19 mins

About this Episode

The Liam O'Flynn Award. Digging into the Irish Traditional Music Archive. Ulster hunting songs and mummers. Hare coursing. Life in Lurgan County Armagh. The Ceili House and legend of Seamus Tansey. Prehistoric cairns and building on the tradition. The magic of the session and finding inspiration in the music.

In this episode Barry Plays:

The Holy Trinity Reels: Clancy from Clare / The Rambles of Ennis / Master Rowesome’s
Of Sportsmen Bold
The Chicken Gone to Scotland / Unnamed tune from Fintan Vallely
Johnny Henry's

To buy Barry's music go here:

To find out more about Barry and his art fo here:

To follow Barry on socials go here:

To listen, stream or download simply click a link below:

Our website:
Google Podcasts:

Or alternatively, simply search your favourite podcast app for the Blarney Pilgrims.

Barry, thank you so much, this was a blast.


Become a Patron Saint of the Blarney Pilgrims Podcast.

We want the podcast to be free to listen to for as many people as possible. But without the support from at least some of you we couldn’t keep putting out an episode a week. That’s why we’re asking you to become a Patron (Saint) of the podcast.

So, for the price of a pint, or a half pint for that matter, you can help keep this show on the road and be safe in the knowledge you have a halo above your head.

For your good deed you will secure your place in traditional Irish music podcast heaven. But most importantly, you’ll have helped pay for the other 99% of listeners that don’t or can’t chip in.

And that, my friend, is a hell-of-a-nice thing to do.

Darren & Dom