Neil Gow’s Lament for the Death of his Second Wife: Tune 8 of 52

I’ve been thinking about my mother a lot lately. She passed away 10 years ago this June. And honestly, there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about her in some way. Although she wasn’t a musician, she introduced me to all kinds of music growing up and supported me throughout my … More Neil Gow’s Lament for the Death of his Second Wife: Tune 8 of 52

Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Christmas Covid-Style

January 6 is the final day of the 12 days of Christmas. In Ireland, this day is known as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas. The day was intended to be a reward, a day off from all the housework the women did during the Christmas season. Traditionally men were supposed to take over the housework while … More Nollaig na mBan: Women’s Christmas Covid-Style