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From the ancient Book of Kells to modern post-industrial, Ireland's art scene has always been rich and varied.

 

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5000 years of proud Irish history.

 

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From literature to Christmas to weddings, the Irish have centuries of tradition.

 

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The native music, song and dance of Ireland are to be found in every corner of the land.

Sometimes the traditional entertainment is centre stage; other times you need a little help to find the discreet and intimate settings where time stands still and the performers while away the hours with their exhilarating musicmaking.

A seisiún (or session) is a night of exciting traditional entertainment consisting of music, song, dance and storytelling. It involves a group of musicians who come together to play and enjoy good traditional music primarily for their own enjoyment, although in most cases it also proves highly entertaining to non-participants.


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'Irish Christmas' CD


'Irish Christmas' CD Over 50 minutes of glorious carols, performed on authentic Celtic instruments such as the Celtic harp, bodhran, fiddle, and pennywhistle. You'll enjoy "The First Noel," "The Wexford Carol," "Deck the Halls," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," and many more.
 

Bodhran Drums - Celtic Cross


Bodhr�n Drums - Celtic Cross The Irish heartbeat! These traditional drums, artfully decorated with Celtic designs, are handcrafted from goatskin and beechwood. Can be played with knuckles or a wooden beater (included). From Ireland. 18"
 

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