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  1. The Blarney Pilgrims Podcast Episode 56: Luke Plumb - Part 2 (Mandolin and singing)

    ‘The artist is like a blind caterpillar at the end of a leaf reaching out into the darkness.’

    Staring The Reaper Down. Life in music, Shoogelnifty and Sandy Bell’s in Edinburgh. All night sessions in Borneo, Pretty Peggy-O and teaching Andy Irvine bouzouki parts to an audience including…er…Andy Irvine.

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  2. #38 – The Princess Bride – Settling the Score

    So you want us to talk about Mark Knopfler’s score for the 1987 fairy tale adventure The Princess Bride? As you wish. How is this score sensitive to the twists and turns of the dire straits in which our heroes find themselves? Can a movie have a good score without having good music? And, when Rob Reiner said no one else could have scored the movie, did he mean it? (Anybody want a peanut?) file | Play in new window | Duration: 1:06:13Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play | Spotify

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  3. The Blarney Pilgrims Episode 55: Luke Plumb - Part 1 (Mandolin, singing)

    The real deal. Part one of two. Incredible playing and great chat: the painters of ancient Egypt and the joy of playing in an orchestra; De Danaan, Planxty and Schubert; Martin Carthy and Nic Jones and the thrum of existential rhythm.

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  4. Omnibus Episode 267: Pulsars, Discovery of (Entry 1008.IS4713)

    In which the discoverer of neutron stars is largely ignored for her achievement, and John wonders about the precise verbiage to summon "Beetlejuice." Certificate #52246.

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  5. The Blarney Pilgrims Traditional Irish Music Podcast Episode 54: Máirtín Staunton (Flute)

    The northern flute style; working the bar at Matt Molloy’s pub; capturing songs for posterity; on sean-nós singing, music as a release; life in Boston, and the regional sound of Melbourne

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  6. Spinosaurus Makes Waves

    We chat with National Geographic Explorer and paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim about his team’s discovery of the Spinosaurus, the first known swimming dinosaur. The discovery and subsequent modeling showing the effectiveness of the Spinosaurus’s tail under water were detailed in Nature earlier this year.

    The years-long journey to uncover the fossilized remains ventures into Hollywood movie territory at times, and it all begins with a mustached Moroccan man wearing white.

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  7. The Blarney Pilgrims Traditional Irish Music Podcast Episode 53: Don Meade (Harmonica)

    Irish tunes on the harmonica - seriously awesome. The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, Eddie Clark, New York’s Irish music scene in the ’80s; Bill De Blasio’s busted progressive cred and The Catskills Irish Arts Week.

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  8. Episode 2: Irish Traditional Music - At the Crossroads | Acast

    Listen to Episode 2: Irish Traditional Music from At the Crossroads. In episode 2, the focus is again on Irish traditional music and song.

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  9. The Rolling Wave Sunday 17 May 2020 - The Rolling Wave - RTÉ Radio 1

    Fiddle player John Carty talks about growing up in London surrounded by music, switching from banjo to fiddle and making a life in Ireland.

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  10. The Rolling Wave Thursday 21 May 2020 - The Rolling Wave - RTÉ Radio 1

    Fiddle and concertina player John Kelly was born in West Clare in 1921 but moved to Dublin in 1945 where he opened a shop on Capel Street. He was a central figure in the music scene in Dublin from then until his death in 1988. John’s grandaughter Aoife Kelly tells his story.

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