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Seachtain na Gaeilge Song session
The Irish Roots Cafe Gaeilge and English

Small Session at Brownes Irish Market
12 until 2 oclock, Saturday, Feb. 13
3300 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO

Free event.
Open to all. We are having a small acoustic traditional
Irish song session, in Irish (Gaeilge) and English
in preparation for Seachtain na Gaeilge. Come enjoy,
or join in while we rehearse songs from Oro Se You
are welcome home
We will be singing in the background
for you from 12 to 2 or so. Feel free to add a song
of your own. Browne’s will be serving Breakfast till 11 am

Seachtain na Gaeilge
For the 5th consecutive year the Irish Roots Cafe
is promoting the Irish Language (Gaeilge) as part of
Seachtain na Gaeilge. Headquartered in Ireland, the
SNAG group recognizes any effort to bring the language
to life, and includes this event on their international
events calendar. (also on the calendar are Irish language
song events on Concert Window streaming live, and a dinner
in Louisburg, Kansas on March 12. Both from the
Irish Roots Cafe.)

Kansas City Old Style
We love to focus on the old style songs, dating back
centuries, in Gaeilge. We also include stage songs,
and the popular tin pan alley songs in English.
My first album, Irish Song, traditional and sean nos
got this project going. It was among the top 10 traditional
Irish song albums in 2013.
Few people in the Missouri and Kansas areas knew what
old style sean nos songs were about. We are changing that,
one person at a time. Below are my 3 albums of Irish song,
with Irish and English selections on each.

1 Irish Song, traditional & sean nos: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelcolaughlin
2: Irish Old style:http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/michaelcolaughlin3
3: Ireland by Land and Sea: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mikeolaughlin1

Irish Genealogy Update
All 34 volumes of my Irish Families project
are back in print. There is a book for every
county, to help with your family connections.
We plan to be at the Dublin, Ohio and Louisville,
Kentucky Irish fests again this year, and will bring
at least one of each book to the tent…

Your support is appreciated
Mike O’Laughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe
P.S. Note, Limited seating at times

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www.Irishroots.com Song Sessions Feb 2016
Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe

Songs In Irish (gaeilge) and English

Two Irish Song Sessions, old style
We have two upcoming events, both are informal
and small, and all are welcome. We will be singing
in Irish and English, and you are welcome to listen,
or to learn, or to sing a long. Its the 6th year for me…
and part of our early Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016 celebrations.

Feb 6 at the Celtic Ranch in Weston, Missouri.
From 2 in the afternoon till 3 or 4 most likely.
We will also be practicing songs for Oro se…You are welcome home.
404 Main St, Weston, MO 64098
Celtic Ranch phone 816 640-2881

Feb 13 at Brownes Irish Marketplace
3300 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO
From 12 to 2 or so in the afternoon.
We assume food will be available as normal by Brownes.
We will also be practicing songs for Oro se…You are welcome home.
Brownes Marketplace phone 816 561-0030
https://www.facebook.com/brownesirishmarketplace/?fref=ts

Our event page link for both these sessions is below
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OroSe/

Brought to you by the Celtic Ranch, the Irish Roots Cafe,
Brownes Irish Market and a few Clanna Eireanne dancers
that will be singing, and more…
This is acoustic, with songs from sean nos to tin pan alley.
Musicians and singers welcome. Some of the songs that might be
on our list are below to give you an idea of possibilities.

National Anthem of Ireland in Irish and English.
Gaol ise gaoli Scottish waulking song
Si do mhaimeo i sean nos, wedding song
Brian Borus March session tune
Irish Need Not Apply
Dear Old Donegal
When Irish Eyes are smiling tin pan alley
Skibbereen
Oro Se… from the show we may also be rehearsing roughly

This is the first Blog of the Year for me, thanks for sticking
with the Irish Roots Cafe. Next up will be a summary of what
else we are up too..

Mike OLaughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe
Genealogy aid books on every county in Ireland
The Irish Genealogical Foundation
since 1978

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