Episode 76: Tara Howley Interview (Whistle, concertina and uilleann pipes)

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By Darren O'Mahony, Dominic Black, Darren O'Mahony, and Dominic Black. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Kilfenora; the nervous you get playing in front of ten people, worse than playing in front of a thousand. Leaving your ego at the door. Being happy with what you're doing, being happy within yourself. First hearing the pipes and the trials of competition. Restless creativity, and finding your way to Riverdance. Managing social media and the inner self. (And a Burmese Mountain Dog called Saoirse).

The tunes:
The Cat's Meaow (Joanie Madden) and Ward's Jig
The Three Kilfenoras
A Slow Air...
Queen of the Fair
and
Two jigs

Tara Howley Music:
www.facebook.com/tarahowleymusic/

Tara's Instagram is here:
www.instagram.com/tarahowleymusic/

There's a cool video of Tara and her dad here: Tara Howley Traditional Irish Music and Dance
www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVMrAJN5UzQ

Thanks Tara. Lovely stuff.

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