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ORDER “The Humours of Ennistymon”

The Humours of Ennistymon is the debut album from tin whistle player Davoc Rynne. He gathered some family and friends in the Courthouse Studio in Ennistymon recently. Great tunes with … Continue Reading →


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The Humours of Ennistymon

It is 1952 I am cycling to my piano music classes with “Madam” Dunne in the townland of Firmount about three miles from the village of Prosperous in County Kildare.  … Continue Reading →


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Cappoquin – Ceapach Choinn (Conn’s Plot)

Cappoquin – Ceapach Choinn is in County Waterford and directly translated means Conn’s Plot.  Even Joyce’s “Names and Places” does not know who Conn was.  So the plot thickens!  Ah … Continue Reading →


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Barrowlands

Barrowlands God bless Shannon Airport, Ryanair, Prestwick and the Scottish commuter ‘Dart’ for the transportation of this old fan to Glasgow.  And of course Anne, my lifetime minder who carried … Continue Reading →


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The Trad Session, Davoc Rynne

In the 1960s if you were young and could play an Irish traditional dance tune – you were King! You did not have to have a huge repertoire – heavens … Continue Reading →