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  1. About My Irish Roots Cafe videos

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    My videos are based upon 30+ years of research as a publisher and author of Irish related books, blogs, broadcasts and CD's. Topics include Genealogy: History; Language; Traditional Song and…

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    • Bean Pháidín (Paddy's wife) or ' I wanna be Paddys Girl '

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      We hear a young girl singing of her love, Paddy, and following him into Ballinaboy and Clifden in County Galway. She secretly peeks into the windows hoping to get a glance of Paddy's wife (for…

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      • Cajon (drum) reviewed by the Irish Roots Cafe House band

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        Our house band uses the traditional Irish 'bodhran' for percussion, but we just puchased this cajon for some added flexibility. Here is the first cajon we have ever used, tested the day…

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        • Come with me Over the Mountain

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          The traditional Irish folk song. This solo version, with Sean Nós styling, is performed by Mike O'Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe. Full of code words with double meaning I think! Taken…

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          • Cunla (Coonla)

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            Mike O'Laughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe, practice cut with The story of Cunla, Irish legend of the night, who surely was once a real man.

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            • Danny Boy

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              From the Irish Roots Cafe, Mike O'Laughlin sings this favorite song that ties so many generations together. It is an outstanding tune in and of itself. More than a song, it is a reminder of friends,…

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              • Death, Oh Death! why not spare me over ...

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                An old tune dating back centuries. Sung here in an American version by Mike O'Laughlin, and recorded by Irishroots.com illustrations from the IGF archives. This tune is a perpetual favorite…

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                • Free Public Irish Sean Nós 'old style' gatherings

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                  Sean Nós means 'old style', and we are gathering in public settings with old style Irish dance, song, and music from April 23-26, in Kansas City, and in Weston, Missouri. You can…

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                  • Hedge School

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                    The Irish Hedge School - carry the sod

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                    • History of the Irish in St. Louis, Kerry Patch, Mullanphy

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                      After finishing up the Kansas City Video, several folks asked where the one for St. Louis was, so - here it is. I found a lot of the information while writing 'Missouri Irish' which included…

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                      • Irish Coat of Arms, Family tartans, and heraldry

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                        The biggest reason I made this video was to get the word out that there has never been any such thing as an "Irish Family Tartan or plaid". Clan or Family Tartans are a proud Scottish…

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                        • Irish DNA test live ! How to test your DNA

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                          The Irish Roots Cafe has a group open to all, for testing and comparing DNA results with familytreedna In this video Mike O'Laughlin shows just how easy it is to get the DNA test completed.…

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