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Irish Language Song
Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe

Seachtaine na Gaeilge from Kansas City
Its that time of year again, Irish Language week,
which runs from March 1 – 17 these days I believe.

View Irish Language Songs on YouTube, click below
My song videos in the Irish includes those named below.
The National Anthem, Were you at the Rock aka an raibh tu ar angCarraig,
Bean Phaidin, Coonla, Lament of the 3 Marys, Roisin Dubh, Sadhbh Ni Bhruenuallagh,
The Accursed Kerryman, The Apple, Slan agus Beannacht,
Oro Se do bhaithe bhaile, Si do mhaimeo i

The song videos above are taken from my three albums
(found on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and CDBaby shown below)
CDBaby song album 1 Irish Song. trad & sean nos.

CDBaby album 2 Irish Old style.

CDBaby album 3 Ireland by Land and Sea.

Local Celebrations
This year our appearances with songs in Irish
included a March 1 webcast on concert window,
Irish Dinner in Gladstone MO, Irish Dinner in
Louisburg KS, and a special Gaelic Mass in
Kansas City. Several appearances were on the
official Seachtaine na Gaeilge calendar.

The Seachtaine na gaeilge folks support
the use of Irish in any way possible,
no matter how much or how little you may
be able to speak. This is what it takes
to involve everyone in the movement.

About Mike OLaughlin
Mike is a one of a kind resource. Since 1978, he has authored
12 hardbound books, 34 Irish genealogy county books,
40 CD’s/videos, 300 podcasts, 7 broadcast series’, and 1,000
articles. OLaughlin also publishes rare works by 10 authors,
including ‘The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters’ and
‘The Irish Book of Arms’ (60 works in all). His web pages
have tallied over 100 million visitors.

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September events with the Irish Roots Cafe.
and Mike OLaughlin at

Three Events yet this month, including tonight….
1. Online Chat & Sing with Mike Tonight
Our fourth online, informal show, with Mike online
to sing, chat, or answer questions as possible.
It is tonight at 8 central, 9 eastern time. Song
in Irish and English. Feel free to type in your
comments or chat with other listeners as the show
Check in here with ConcertWindow now-
Our FB event page for this concert is

2. Last Irish Fest Sept. 27-28 Genealogy
Finishing up the Irish Fest season, we will
be hosting the genealogy display and consultation
at the Louisville, Kentucky Irish Fest. These
are very friendly and informative folks, so
come on out and say hello at this growing fest
held at Bellarmine University, click below

Here is our listing in the festival catalogue.
Mike O’Laughlin
Saturday, Sept. 27 at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Joining us in the all new Cultural area, located
in Frazier Hall will be renowned Genealogist,
author of 60 books and host of the Irish Roots Café
Mike O’Laughlin. He will share his knowledge of the
ins and outs of Irish Genealogy and help get you
started on your search for your Irish ancestors.
Be sure to bring your questions to start your journey

3. Raymore, MO. Farmers market
The Irish Roots Cafe house band plays.
Sept. 30th. from 5 pm to 6.30.
We sing old style Irish (as gaeilge) and in
English, and that’s just for starters.

The Irish Roots Cafe house band page:

Mike OLaughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe
Kansas City, Missouri
since 1978

p.s. I have also been named an instructor of beginning sean nós
old style song, in Irish and English, lessons available at,

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