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Joe Fischer

SLIGO LIVE 2008 !!!

October 29, 2008 at 4:56 AM

Met Liz Carroll @ Sligo Live 2008 ..
went with my son.
at intermission was talking w/dezi donnelly,michael mcgoldrick and john doyle outside of the church where they played @ the clarion hotel in sligo,ireland !!!
liz carroll was soo much fun to talk with---she is first rate in all ratings !
went to doolin--the carnegie hall of irish music in ireland and heard some great music which was classified as ceili music...
went to ennis,ireland---60 bars !!!
brogans is the best for trad. in ennis !!!
Ireland reeks w/trad music !!!!!!!!
the people are lovely and they have music in their hearts and souls.
many fiddle,flute,box accordion players and percussionists involved in the scenario..
liz carroll [all ireland fiddle champion] was a complete joy to talk with !!!
liz said "you do not have to read the music,its just that you can play"...
oh,what a marvelous time to go to the emerald isle with my son----family is what its all about for me !!!
twas windy as hell,upward waterfalls at the cliffs of moher !!!
lovely !!!!
From Pauline Lerner
Posted on October 29, 2008 at 7:59 AM
What do you mean by "upward waterfalls"? I googled "cliffs of moher" and found no mention of upward waterfalls. I did see some beautiful photos of the cliffs.
From Joe Fischer
Posted on October 29, 2008 at 4:25 PM
It was very windy,so windy that the wind created a waterfall about a foot wide that traveled up the mountain and over the sidewalk.
From Rosalind Porter
Posted on October 31, 2008 at 3:22 AM
Ahh, well Ireland is nice - but have you been to Scotland yet?! ;-)

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