Author Archives: Martin Wynne
Traditional Music / By Daniel Neely A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned ITMA’s announcement of a set of newly-discovered private recordings of the great Sligo fiddler Michael Coleman. ITMA’s director Liam O’Connor premiered these recordings on RTÉ’s “The Rolling … Continue reading
Ancient Irish myths and legends will get you in the Halloween and Samhain spirit. Michelle K. Smith @IrishCentral Sep 23, 2020 Samhain is the ancient Irish festival that became Halloween as we know it and its because of these Irish … Continue reading
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The witching season is upon us! Our modern day Halloween traditions have foundations in the Celtic festival of Samhain (SOW-in), one of the four Gaelic seasonal festivals. Below are some fascinating facts about the origin of Halloween! Have a happy Samhain! Following … Continue reading