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Turlough O'Carolan

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Turlough O'Carolan, (Toirḋealḃaċ Ó Cearḃalláin Toirdhealbhach Ó Cearbhalláin) (167025 March 1738) was a blind early Irish harper, composer and singer whose great fame is due to his gift for melodic composition. [1]

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Arthur O'Neill (harpist)

Arthur O'Neill (c.1737-1816) was an Irish Harper, a virtuoso player of the Irish harp or cláirseach: he was active during the final decades of its unbroken instrumental tradition in the later 18th and very early 19th century.

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Ballyfarnon (historically Bellafernan, from) is a village in northern County Roscommon, Ireland.

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Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

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Belfast Harp Festival

The Belfast Harp Festival, called by contemporary writers "The Belfast Harpers Assembly", 11–14 July 1792, was a four-day event organised by Dr.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Carolan's Welcome

Carolan's Welcome is a traditional air composed by the Irish harper/songwriter Turlough O'Carolan, (1670-1738).

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Celtic harp

The Celtic harp is a triangular harp traditional to Wales, Brittany, Ireland and Scotland.

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Cock Up Your Beaver

Cock Up Your Beaver is a song and poem by Robert Burns, written in 1792.

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County Meath

County Meath (Contae na Mí or simply an Mhí) is a county in Ireland.

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County Roscommon

County Roscommon (Contae Ros Comáin) is a county in Ireland.

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Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Dictionary of Irish Biography is a biographical dictionary of notable Irish people and people not born in the country who had notable careers in Ireland, both north and south.

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Donnchadh Ó hAmhsaigh

Donnchadh Ó hAmhsaigh (Donnchadh Ó Hámsaigh), known in English as Denis Hampsey, Denis Hampson or Denis Hempson (1695 – 5 or 11 November 1807), was an Irish harper.

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Fate (video game)

Fate is a 2005 single-player action role-playing game originally released for the PC by WildTangent.

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Foot guards

In some militaries, foot guards are senior infantry regiments.

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Impact crater

An impact crater is an approximately circular depression in the surface of a planet, moon, or other solid body in the Solar System or elsewhere, formed by the hypervelocity impact of a smaller body.

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John Renbourn

John Renbourn (8 August 1944 – 26 March 2015) was an English guitarist and songwriter.

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Keadue, officially Keadew, is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.

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Laganbank (District Electoral Area)

Laganbank was one of the nine district electoral areas in Belfast, Northern Ireland which existed from 1985 to 2014.

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List of people on the postage stamps of Ireland

This is a list of people on stamps of Ireland, including the years when they appeared on a stamp.

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MacDermot Roe

MacDermot Roe (MacDiarmata Ruadh) is the name of a sept of the MacDermot Kings of Moylurg.

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Mercury (planet)

Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.

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A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its passage through the atmosphere to reach the surface of a planet or moon.

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Mohill is a town in County Leitrim, Ireland.

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Music of Ireland

Irish music is music that has been created in various genres on the island of Ireland.

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Myslovitz is a Polish rock band.

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Nikolaus Newerkla

Nikolaus Philipp Newerkla (born 1974 in Horn, Austria) is a harpsichordist, arranger and conductor.

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Nobber (– referring to a moat around a Norman castle) is a village in north County Meath, Ireland.The village is located near a river called the Dee and near Whitewood Lake, which is situated in the townland of Whitewood.

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Oisín Kelly

Oisín Kelly (17 May 1915 – 13 October 1981) was an Irish sculptor.

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Patrick Hillery

Patrick John Hillery (Pádraig J. Ó hIrghile; 2 May 1923 – 12 April 2008) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as the 6th President of Ireland from December 1976 to December 1990.

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Planxty is an Irish folk music band formed in January 1972, consisting initially of Christy Moore (vocals, acoustic guitar, bodhrán), Andy Irvine (vocals, mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, hurdy-gurdy, harmonica), Dónal Lunny (bouzouki, guitars, bodhrán, keyboards), and Liam O'Flynn (uilleann pipes, tin whistle).

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President of Ireland

The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces.

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Richard Thompson (musician)

Richard Thompson, OBE (born 3 April 1949) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór

Sí Beag, Sí Mór, "Small Fairy Mound, Big Fairy Mound" from the word 'Sí' for 'fairy mound' in Irish Gaelic) is an Irish tune.

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Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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The Chieftains

The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in 1963, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy.

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The Fiddler's Fakebook

The Fiddler's Fakebook, by David Brody, is a collection of fiddle tunes in lead sheet form (naturally without lyrics.) It includes tunes in the following styles.

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The Lament for Owen Roe

"The Lament for Owen Roe" is a traditional Irish ballad dating from the nineteenth century.

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The Liberties, Dublin

The Liberties (Irish: Na Saoirsí or occasionally Na Libirtí) is an area in central Dublin, Ireland, located in the southwest of the inner city.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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The Saucy Arethusa

The Saucy Arethusa is a nautical song (Roud # 12675) which, although usually considered 'traditional', has been attributed to Prince Hoare, a comic opera librettist, as part of a "musical entertainment" titled The Lock and Key, performed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in 1796.

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Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour is a ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies.

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William Wood (ironmaster)

William Wood (1671–1730) was a hardware manufacturer, ironmaster, and mintmaster, notorious for receiving a contract to strike an issue of Irish coinage from 1722 to 1724.

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2 Plus 1

2 Plus 1 was a Polish band performing pop and folk music, and in the later period of their activity also synthpop and rock.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turlough_O'Carolan

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