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20 Irish Pub Songs
Various Artists
A compilation of classic favourites including Whiskey in the Jar, Rare Old Times, The Wild Rover and 17 others!
Click here for 20 Irish Pub Songs

Every song here is a gem worth its weight in gold. You really don't have to be Irish to party hearty on St. Patrick's Day & enjoy classic songs of the Emerald Isle such as these. Very enjoyable & highly recommended. Erin Go Bragh!
Click here for St Pat Celebration

A year or so ago, we saw them perform at the Milwaukee Irish Festival; we were drawn to the stage by "Black Velvet Band" - one of Bridget's favorites. We were delighted to discover that it's included on this re-mastered collection of their best songs, including their number-one hit, "The Unicorn." Although purists might protest that this isn't authentic traditional Irish music, for us, it's still great listening pleasure.
Click here for The Irish Rovers.


Great Irish Sing ALong
Various artists

This DVD takes you on a journey through some great Irish pubs and landscapes. Set to traditional favorites, options let you sing along with added, on-screen lyrics. A bit of Irish karaoke for your next St. Patrick's Day party?
Click here for Irish Sing Along.




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Fri, Nov 3, 2017

The Round Towers

The Round Towers of Ireland are remarkable among the world's ancient monuments; one author has called them 'Elegant, free-standing pencils of stone.' Today, 65 survive in part or whole. Hand-crafted in native stone and cemented with a sand, lime, horsehair and oxblood mortar - a technique imported from Roman Britain - it's said by many historians that they were built by monastic communities to thwart Viking invaders. And yet, there's reason to believe that the towers were built long before Christianity came to Ireland. Whatever their origins, monasteries did indeed flourish where the round towers existed. And why not. These imposing edifices provided a watch tower, a keep and a refuge.
Image: By kind permission of Stephen Cassidy, The Cassidy Clan.


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Can't Find it?!

Our Library is compiled from what we know and like. If you can't find what you're looking for read on.
• First: go to Amazon -
There's no escaping the fact that they are the largest catalog.
Note: There are multiple Amazons and they do not carry exactly the same items. Any one of the U.S., U.K. and Canada sites may not have the item but another Amazon will. Each site will ship anywhere in the world. Try them all before you give up.
Click here for Amazon.US.
Click here for Amazon.UK.
Click here for Amazon.Canada.
• Second: Amazon doesn't have it? Try BMG. They are one of the largest Music stores - period. Click here for BMG Music.
We recommend you search for artist or title words.
• Third: Still can't find It? Alright, try ALibris they are the place for 'books you never thought you'd find'. They now carry music (even vinyl). The prices vary, since they are offered from various sources.
Click here for ALibris.
• Fourth: Is it in print, at least?
Try Irish Music International, they'll go out of their way to obtain any item currently available.
Click for Irish Music International.
• Last: Nothing Worked?
E-Mail us, we'll give it a go. Click for Russ & Bridget.


 

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