The Irish language thriving in Australian soil.
It is a remarkable fact that three writers associated with The Nation newspaper emigrated to Melbourne in the mid-1850s: Edward Hayes, Charles Gavan Duffy and Gerald Henry Supple. Professionally diverse, they shared a deep love of poetry and song.
I was expressing an interest in uilleann pipes and complained that the pipes are not well known and appreciated in Australia. They certainly are much admired in this house now.
Can you make you make an online event work? Can you evoke some of the major emotions and experiences online, that you have experienced live?
The Lake School in Koroit goes online in 2021. Enrol for classes in fiddle, whistle, pipes, harp, flute, guitar, ukulele, bodhran, singing, dancing, Paddy Fitzgerald’s Irish Music Class, Irish session tunes, cello, poetry. PLUS special events – Paddy Fitzgerald’s CD launch, Mark and Lisa McDonnell’s Slow Session, Tutors Concert, Blackboard Concert, Spud Poets Night, Stars on The …
Nature of Event: Poems and Pipes, an afternoon of music and poetry inspired by Irish culture with Matthew Horsley (uilleann pipes) and Colin Ryan (poems). Australian writer and broadcaster, Colin Ryan, well known to readers of Tinteán, writes in the Irish language. His short stories, set mostly in Australia and Europe, have appeared in Irish language …
Two new OAM recipients with connection to Tintean
Working through Irish-music tune-names for an article in the 3rd edition of Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Fintan Valelly was time-travelled back to the 1800s, conjured by those melodic ‘handles’ into a heaving landscape of people, lives, places and the everyday.
A new musical play by Felix Meagher
A book book devoted to Phil Coulter’s musical career