“Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 at 7 This Evening

We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information on his programme which is scheduled to be broadcast on this Sunday evening 23rd July 2017 at 7.  (S.R.)

Influences on Irish Traditional Music on the ‘Where the road takes me’ series has now reached the half-way mark. This week we concentrate on one of our foremost music collectors who salvaged and preserved two thousand traditional songs and tunes.

This week John Greene travels to Inward Ardgroom, close to the village of Ardgroom, where Church of Ireland Canon James Goodman served as curate between 1858 and 1866. It was here in the beautiful and secluded rectory that Goodman packed his collection into four manuscripts. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 at 7 This Evening”

In Pictures: Dressage and Cross Country at the European Championships

At the 2017 FEI European Junior and Young Rider Championships, Dressage took centre stage on thursday. While Thursday was a fine day, Friday had shocking weather, so some had to compete in the downpours. Thankfully the rain cleared Friday night, and the sun shone for Saturday’s Cross Country in Drishane, with the rain helping to make ground conditions excellent. There were a number of fallers, but no serious injuries, only bumps and bruises.

below are some photos and videos from the last few days, but be patient as it may be slow to load due to so many photos: [read more …] “In Pictures: Dressage and Cross Country at the European Championships”