January 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 19 mins
flute, singing, uilleann pipes
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.
November 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 58 mins
concertina, interview, irish, music, podcast, riverdance, tara howley, uilleann pipes, whistle
Kilfenora; the nervous you get playing in front of ten people, worse than playing in front of a thousand. Leaving your ego at the door. Being happy with what you're doing, being happy within yourself. First hearing the pipes and the trials of competition. Restless creativity, and finding your way to Riverdance. Managing social media and the inner self. (And a Burmese Mountain Dog called Saoirse)
April 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 20 mins
blind, ceol fm, community, darragh ó héiligh, drogheda, equal access, music at the gate, uilleann pipes
On the creation of Ceol FM, on equal access; on finding the pipes, on creating community and space for upcoming players, and on seeing a need and acting on it.
February 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
manchester, reeds, statia donnelly, the blackbird / colonel fraser, the may morning dew, tionól, uilleann pipes
Floating Tionóls, learning traditional Irish music, temperamental reeds, South American Shaman, growing up in Manchester, the importance of learning on a good instrument and carrying on a cultural tradition.
January 8th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
coppers and brass, handmade, jack brennan, lake school, leo rowsome, pipes, uilleann pipes
Jack Brennan talks to us about finding the pipes, The French Resistance, catching serial killers, Leo Rowsome, Coppers and Brass and loving your instrument.
Episode 7: Connor Hoy and Austral Interview (Uilleann pipes, fiddles, guitar, didgeridoo) - The Blarney Pilgrims Traditional Irish Music Podcast
July 23rd, 2019 | 45 mins 18 secs
angus barbary, austral, bouzouki, caity brennan, cajon, connor hoy, didgeridoo, fiddle, guitar, rhys crimmin., tambourine, uilleann pipes, whistle
Uilleann pipes and sub-drops. Connor Hoy and Austral share their infectious energy live at the National Celtic Festival.