Mudcat Café message #1927764 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #97737   Message #1927764
Posted By: My guru always said
05-Jan-07 - 06:24 PM
Thread Name: Are the sessions real in Ireland?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Are the sessions real in Ireland?
Peppers in Feakle is definitely a good one, and I recall that Lena's in Feakle was good too when I visited some years ago. Bradshaws in Castleconnell is a fine place for unaccomanied singing, and another good session is at Murrays in Upperchurch. Drumshanbo is a good place for music & there's an Inn in the hills which is also good for a session. Though IMHO you can't beat Jim o' the Mills for a good mixture, but to find it you'll need a guide.

There has been some excellent advice on the MudCat over the years about places for music and singing in Ireland and I for one am glad of the help given here. Prior to finding this fund of knowledge I spent my holidays in Ireland pottering around looking for the real music while the guys were fishing up & down the Shannon. Found a few good places, but it took a lot of looking....