Irish Music! (Let's do an Irish Party ;) )
This discussion (or group) is for all fans of Ireland and Irish learning people here on Duolingo ;) I thought founding a group like this could be interesting and something completely new. And what could be better than rewarding yourself after a completed Irish Skill with something Irish? So, post your favourite pieces of Irish music or dance and let's have a bit of fun with nice conversations, music and a warm atmosphere. :) A Guinness anyone?
Go mbeire muid beo ar an am seo arís!
Some Sean Nos and traditional:
Nell Ní Chróinín - An Lacha Bacach http://youtu.be/WBmWqxUF7LI
Seosamh Ó hÉanaí - Sadhbh Ní Bhruinneallaigh http://youtu.be/PZVONBq5HbE
Seamus Ennis - Have you been to Carrick (An raibh tú ar an gCarraig)http://youtu.be/rJX4uRwgR4Q
Lunasa - The Wounded Hussar http://youtu.be/u-DdkAIl_z0
Harry Bradley - Reels http://youtu.be/vk8obLUvptU
Some contemporary stuff:
The Shoos - An Bealach Ar Fad http://youtu.be/LOctcCTRQzo
A Laoich Bhig (Mumford and Sons -Little Lion Man) TG Lurgan http://youtu.be/NWsmq39sGk8
Ríoga (Lord - Royals) http://youtu.be/unnqtwfy10U
Here are a few by Celtic Woman! I also like the band "Sweet Prospect". (I'm putting more than just Celtic Woman, btw)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDki7Vj0oIA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsT_ZlAWzVI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brMVp7yMDfY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW9xB-5zYYA&list=PL027FF11D3DD66F67 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twV38EybUAI
songsinirish.com has a lot of stuff I really like, and several versions of some, as well. There is a whole bunch of traditional/folk stuff, plus then some performances of current pop music done as Gaeilge. They even have a little Christmas section, although we're now past that season. I would also definitely check out the few Scottish Gaelic songs on there. The first one isn't particularly to my liking, but I very much enjoy the other two.
Haha, this is only based on a first listen, and I'm by no means perfect at German, but I'm pretty sure that song is about them being out of rum and only having water so they have nothing to drink.
In any case, they do have some "genuinely" Irish stuff, too, like Molly Malone. Also, as a violinist myself, I really appreciate the fiddle.
Well, thank you for turning me onto these guys! Their German/Irish mix is perfect for me right now, and besides that I just find them really entertaining.
Oh my :O Mary sounds tremendously awesome!!! What a beautiful voice... Brings tears to my eyes :'( Clannad is definitely cool, and true, Mo Ghile Mear will always be a beautiful song... it's one of my favourites, too, together with Teir Abhaile Ríu, Baidin Fheilimi and Trasna na dtonnta :) <3