Any plans to return to Newcastle, Christy? Promised my dad I’d take him again next time you’re playing up there.
Absolutely brilliant show in Buncrana last Saturday night! Will you be back in Donegal/Derry for any shows next year?
we hope to be back in 2015..3 great visits this year…L.Kenny, Bundoran and Buncrana..could not ask for better,,,( we’ll be in Derry next June)
Hi,,,, Hope all is well,,,,, The Documentary Blood Fruit on the Dunnes Stores Strike is on anocht @ 930 on TG4 ,,,,Lots of films/ documentaries coming up,,, particularly in Cork with Barrowlands ” in the Opera House and the previous documentary ” Christy ” by Philip King on in the Triskel both on Sun 9th Nov as part of Cork Film festival. Also thereis a Q n A with Philip and Christyin the Opera House,,,, Always something new in the never ending tour,, Beir bua agus beannacht H
Blood Fruit was superb…a fitting tribute to such a brave and steadfast group of women…so many of us were shamed in this film…the men (and women )”of cloth” failed us once again, the Labour Party disgraced themselves, the Garda showed themselves to be Bully Boys once again…all of this whilst the vast majority of us stood idly by and allowed the Forces of Church, State and Big Business trample upon these brave Women as they stood up for the rights of their Brothers and Sisters in South Africa………………
……..I’m happy about the invite to the Cork Film Festival….the bar for Q&A was set very high at our gathering
Any chance of returning to hell in the near future Christy
But the past behind us
morra mudge…who knows what way the winds goin to blow… every time I arrive into Tulsk I think of Tom McHale…a great whistle player who passed way too young…had a few great sessions with him ……
We had another great time in county Donegal. What a fantastic night in Bundoran ! it was so special to hear you sing ‘A pair of brown eyes’ for us; Down on memory lane, to that night 20 years ago, when you remembered your granduncle on the wall in Ieper, we were two of the 10.000 listeners in that tent in Dranouter. We remember that night as it was yesterday. From that day on, we were fans forever. And a year later, as a consequence, we booked our first holiday to Ireland, and we keep coming back. Our best friends, born in Bundoran, who joined us last Friday, call us now ‘half Irish’, a great compliment to us. Many thanks again, Christy and hope to see you soon again !
Piet & Els
Shane McGowan’s (and Jem Finer’s) classic song transcends time….it contains such vivid unlimited imagery…I still find new meaning in its lines almost 30 years on from first singing it…..that night we shared in Dranouter, all those Summers ago, is lodged in my memory for various reasons…”A Pair of Brown Eyes” fell from the setlist for many years and returned just recently….lovely to share it with you again in windswept Bundoran…I love that room, the fading glory of that old hotel too, a fitting venue for this great old song…thanks for your feedback…
What do you think of this song about Temple Bar I think it’s right up your alley! http://youtu.be/PsqzEtprcpk
whallup…its well covered in this version…could’nt bate that
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