Posts Tagged “Irish Song” 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

Our event page link for both these sessions is below

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
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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A News Update from the Irish Roots Cafe

Four items I wanted to update everyone on.

1) New Book on Irish Song
We have just posted our new book on
‘ Irish Songs, Singers and Sheet Music’
from old Irish aires to Tin Pan Alley v.1
It is based upon the songs from season
one of our Song and Recitation festival.
Find it here:

2) KC Irish Sean Nos song Page on Facebook
We have started an Irish old style ‘Sean Nós’ Irish
song page on facebook. We include our regular sessions and
videos, commentary, etc… All are welcome:
We focus mainly on songs in Irish or in English done
primarily in the old style of Irish song.

3) Irish Roots Cafe Facebook Page for all of our activities.
Irish Genealogy, History, Song, Language, and all podcasts.
join in at:

4) Course in Irish Genealogy on Friday at the Dublin, Ohio Irish Festival.
It is the Irish Academy classes. We will be leading the 5 hours worth
of sessions on Irish family history, and will bring along an extensive
research library, DNA information, Genealogy tips, and historical info
on research and land transfer in Irish History. The famine era included
as well as the wild geese who fled to Europe, The Irish in Australia,
America, and Canada…. and more. We will also record your family
history for broadcast on future podcasts if desired…….
Make your reservations today:

These are in addition to all of our pages at
Now surely there will be something in all this that is of interest to you !

Thanks !

Mike O’Laughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe

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