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Canada Day at Fort Edmonton

Georgia and I had a great 3 days at the Fort for “Dominion Day”. The parade was especially fun. Weather was also perfect!

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Upcoming Gigs

Where Jay is Playing; July 29 & 30, 2017 Georgia & I will be performing on 1885 from noon to 3:00pm for Culture Days

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Friday -Ennis to Castleisland

We are staying at the Banner Lodge in Ennis. I am up first and after checking the local news on the WIFI (Oilers are 7-1 to start the season!!!) I call in for my continental breakfast which includes porridge (yay). The man of the house is Noel Carr who knows a lot about Irish Trad [...]

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Tobernalt Holy Well

Brian and Gay live very close to an interesting historic site: Tobernalt Holy Well. It is a secret place where Catholics came to worship when they were forbidden to do so under British Penal Laws. These were oppresive laws that were in effect (at some times more vehemently enforced) during the years 1594-1920 (!). Their [...]

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Loading Turf

First the turf is skinned, then cut, then footed and when dry it is loaded. Check out the link on footing; there’s some hilarious quotes. (“It’s like the recession: you can look at it whatever way you want but there’s no easy way out”. And “It’s 4 sods that make up a central supporting structure, [...]

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Wednesday

I called into The Half Barrel to chat with publican Kathleen O’Connor. Looks like we’ll play there on Fair Day, Tuesday November 1st. John Lordon was having a pint so I jopined him to talk politics, history, stories and not much in general – just fun pub talk. Then I visited with Joe & Ellen [...]

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Galway, Lough Atalia

I said good-bye to V as he went to walk his bordr collie “Beauty” along the sea to Salthill. I walked back to my car in Renmore along Lough Atalia, which means Salt Lake.

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Karido Fest!!! Edmonton’s best festival. http://www.kaleidofest.ca/ Loads and loads of live music Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Plus there’s a free pancake breakfast Saturday morning (you had me at pancakes!) my sets are Saturday 4:00 at the Nina Haggerty gallery & Sunday 3:00 at 11622-93 street (porch series). See you then

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St. Paddy’s Day

Come to my St.Paddy’s gig this Thursday: Casino Edmonton Address: 7055 Argyll Road, 7:00 -11:00 pm There is a pub that serves food at the back of the casino. No cover. Should be fun and less wild than say Whyte avenue.

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Family Day February 15

Monday February 15, 2016 Family Day Come out to Elk Island Park for Snow-shoe rentals & free Chili! We will be in the Golf house. Georgia and I are playing noon-3:00pm

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