Tuesday 25 September 2018

The Gaeltachts are not Gardens of Eden. They have snakes, too

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Eoghan Harris

Eoghan Harris

Noel Hill has no rival as the master of the humble concertina, which he raises to high art by playing it as if it were a set of uilleann pipes.

He is also a saoi, a seer, a philosopher, a noble soul who I feel compelled to call Hill rather than Noel out of respect for his status.

Art calls forth art. Paddy Hayes's TG4 film Aisling Ghear (Bitter Vision) is a work of art in its own right.

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