Look who’s in San Diego for the summer!

Liam Corridan, Kilian O’ Carroll, and Kevin O’ Neill of Ciarrai.

According to Stephen Ahern of Irish Outreach San Diego the boys were to play a special pre game performance on Saturday night. The game in question is an annual Irish Night event.

On the previous Saturday the Irish community in San Diego held a memorial mass for the students killed in the Berkeley tragedy. 800 people attended that mass.

Below is link to a lovely account of this memorial event in last Saturday’s Irish Times:

I thought I couldn’t be prouder to be Irish…


Photo: Internet


An Old One from John Kelliher


Fungi Going Strong

photo;  Go Kerry


Highwaymen in The Sky

This clip by Fleadh Cheoil Chaiarraí of Frances Kennedy doing what she does best in a pub in Cahirsiveen at the fleadh has gone viral on the internet.

The Ballad of Ryanair


Céad Míle  Fáilte Romhaibh Abhaile

The French branch of my family who have been discovering the Basque Country for a year are due home today.

“How’re we gonna keep ’em down on the farm……”


Origins of Kerry Step Dancing

Jimmy Smith of Rinceoirí na Ríochta (on left) back in the day.

A DVD featuring Jimmy and the origins of Kerry Step Dance was launched in the Brogue, Tralee on Friday night.