Launch party date announced


Storyteller Jack Lynch will formally launch Dublin Folk Tales on Thursday April 19, 2012 in the Teachers’ Club 19 Parnell Square Dublin 1 at 7.30pm.
There will be stories and craic and something to loosen the tongue.
You are most cordially welcome to join the company.
No need to say you will, just do.
If you’re shy, so far, just say you’re a friend of your man’s, you will be welcomed and all will be well.
We’ll see you there.

Yarnspinners CD sells well

Dublin Yarnspinners celebrating 15 years double CD continues to sell well.

Live Yarnspinning in Dublin on a wonderful night

CD 1
1. Licence for a Dead Dog
Dubliner Brendan Nolan, tells original humorous stories of the strange people he meets on his travels. This is one of them.
2. The Palombe
Told by Fiona Dowling, (French/Irish) painter and rising story teller
3. Under the Bridge at Ballinamore
Told by Michael McCarthy (Leitrim/Dublin), Michael has never forgotten his roots in Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
4. Idiosyncratic Moment
Told by Nina Tanis (America/ lreland),a visual artist and recent storyteller, joining in for the love of stories
5. Caitlin Triail
Told by Micheal Ross (Dublin) Founder of Yamspinners
6. The Boyos
Told bt Danielle Allison (Wicklow/Athlone) Co-Founder of Yamspinners
7. Ripples
Told by Sean O’Donoghue (Dublin), Sean wrote this piece after a near death experience as a deep sea diver under an oil rig in theNorth sea
8. The Friendship Orchard
retold by ‘Susie Minto (Scotland/Ireland) who likes stories  with happy endings
9. King Solomon’s Ring
Told by Gerry Clancy (Cork). Artist, Storyteller and professional puzzle-Solver tells a version of a traditional via Dan Kedding
10. Tomboy
Retold by Liz Warren director of the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute in Phoenix Arizona.
11. Shooting The Rapids
Br. Eamonn Davis S.J. chaplin in Belvedere College Dublin, spends summers volunteering in camps in theU.S.This is a true story from one of those camps
12. A Wee Lift
Liz Weir ( Co. Antrim), Storyteller from Co.Antrim

CD 2
I   The Quack Duck of Borris
Jack Sheehan (Co.Carlow). Now in his seventies, Jack has been interested in stories since his childhood. He tells this humorous tale of his own creation.
2. The Pig and The Style
Told by Nick Corish (Wexford) who is In his eighties and has been telling tales for many years. This is a memory tale which may be familiar
3. Never Serve the Last Customer
Harry Torney (Omagh/Dublin). A member of Dublin Yamspinners since its first meeting.
4. Light
Eléonore Nicolas, a French artist and storyteller based in Dublin
5. Manka and the Judge
Seosamh Ó Maolalai as Baile Atha Cliath, tells stories and anecdotes from near and far, sin cuid beag dem’ sceal agus ma ta breag ann, biodh.
6. Over The Wall to the Trinity Ball
Richard Marsh (America/Ireland). This is an original poem from Richard based on experiences he had in Dublin at the Trinity Ball
7. Labhraidh Loingsigh
Aideen McBride (Carlow/Dublin) lagan dén sean scéal a chualamar ar scoil
8. Galligan Destruction
Jack Lynch has been with the Yarnspinners since the start.

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