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Finding Irish Old Style; Sean Ns Song and Dance Launch 2017

Finding Sean Nos Irish Song,Dance Irish Roots Cafe 2017 Launch Irish Old Style Song and Dance We have begun 2017 with a new program for our hedge school featuring Irish Song and dance. The launch begins with a show or session including the following: Jim Windels – Flute and Sing Kieran Markey – Dance and […]

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half-million+ video listens for Irish Roots Cafe !

235 new videos www.Irishroots.com 25 categories The Irish Roots Cafe December Update with Mike OLaughlin Our Video Programs We have tallied over 500,000 video listens on YouTube and Fandalism with our expanded Irish video production. Click here to Go to FREE videos now: https://www.youtube.com/user/Mickthebridge/playlists?flow=list&view=1 YouTube contains 25 Irish subject categories including: Mikes songs in Irish […]

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200 Free Irish Videos on genealogy, sean nos song, local KC history, more…

www.Irishroots.com New Video Archive Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots cafe 200 Videos Now online 200 Free Irish videos covering 25 topics have now been created and posted by the Irishroots.cafe on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/Mickthebridge/playlists?sort=dd&view=1&shelf_id=0 The most popular channels are for my ‘sean nos’ song, and for Irish genealogy. Local topics include Kansas City Irish history […]

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Best 2016 Irish Festivals with The Irish Roots Cafe

www.Irishroots.com 2016 Irish Fests with Mike at the Irish Roots Cafe… Two Irish Festivals we can’t do without Dublin, Ohio. World’s largest 3 day We will be at the Dublin, Ohio, Irish fest for the 18th consecutive year this August. Let us know if you’ll be there too. It’s the largest 3 day Irish fest […]

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History of the Irish in Kansas City, 22 video Interviews, now on YouTube complete

History of the Irish in KC www.Irishroots.com with Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe 21 KC Irish Video Interviews The complete series from the Irish Roots Cafe is now posted on YouTube, click our playlist below and choose your favorite shows.. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw_YAwPivk6q5UvzNPSdzYNkEK8ZnivsG Those we interviewed (first season) The series includes shows with Terrence OMally, […]

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Free KU Irish 1916 exhibit, on till end of July 2016. Kansas University at Lawrence

www.Irishroots.com Mike O’Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe Free 1916 Irish Exhibit The date for this exhibit at Spencer Library on the KU campus at Lawrence has been extended until the end of July. Open 9 to 5, Mon. thru Fri. International Visitors Rare books and manuscript materials are included in this collection supervised by […]

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Irish anti-defamation League, Where the River Shannon Flows in America

www.Irishroots.com with Mike O’Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe Irish Rise Up The first I heard of this group was in connection with the noted old Irish Song in America, Where the River Shannon Flows. It was performed by the Russell Brothers, of Ulster heritage. Dressed as Irish Maids The two brothers had been doing […]

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Irish Families genealogy and history show on YouTube. Top 10 Irish Discography

www.Irishroots.com Irish Discography with Mike at the Irish Roots Cafe New Projects Irish Family Shows are now uploading to YouTube. We have over 100 videos on Youtube at present, and are expanding into even more genealogy and history videos, as well as old style song. We begin today with the videos below from our Irish […]

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Irish Language Song HQ in Kansas City at the Irish Roots Cafe

First Ever all Irish (Gaeilge) Song Stage Show in the midwest Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe How it all began “For 2,000 years a grandfather could speak to his grand- son in his native language, and be understood. For the first time, this was no longer true, this was my family and I […]

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That Irish Language publisher in Kansas City, SnaG2016

The Irish Roots Cafe www.Irishroots.com Publisher of Irish (Gaeilge) Books and CDs Our Events with songs in Irish and English March 12, Seachtain na Gaeilge, dinner in Louisburg, KS https://www.facebook.com/events/1045252338850376/ Friday, April 15, ConcertWindow, Oro Se rehearsal https://www.concertwindow.com/irish Our Irish Language Books The Irish Roots Cafe publishes both CDs and Books in the Irish Language. […]

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