Mercy Centre Benefit Concert with Donie Carroll and Friends

Last week at the New York Irish Center local Cork transplant Donie Carroll brought together  a host of Irish and area talent to raise money in his annual concert for the Mercy Centre Orphanage in Bangkok Thailand.  Always a treat!

Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock Is Jersey Trad

Chief O’Neill’s Mixed Flock plays proto-trad-proto-Braoque music.

Remembering the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh

The Mid-Atlantic Fleadh, which feeds into the All-Ireland, was a celebration of music.

Music: Congratulations to the Fleadh 2012 Winners!

Haley Richardson, 10 years old, silver medal winner How It’s New York: Lots of players from the Mid-Atlantic Fleadh went to compete. We congratulate them all for getting to that place, whether they won or not! How It’s Irish: The Fleadh (in Cavan this year) is THE mark of achievement in Irish music. Winners are […]

Music: Tony Horswill on “Brummie Irish” and a new music week in Birmingham

Session at The Spotted Dog. Do you see Tony? How It’s New York: Tony Horswill is a beloved figure in music in the tristate; he leads the Cat and Fiddle Session at St. James’ Gate in Maplewood, NJ, with Tom Dunne, and also plays in the Washington Square Harp and Shamrock Orchestra. How It’s Irish: […]