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PostPosted: Wed 12 Nov 2014 5:47 pm 

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This is a small selection of what you can see on Youtube -

Oíche Nollag (sung by Finola Ó Siochrú)

Oíche Chiúin - (Altan and friends)

Soilse na Nollag (Moya agus Mairéad)

Moya Brennan - Codail a Linbh

PostPosted: Fri 17 Nov 2017 11:09 pm 
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For anyone looking to buy some Christmas songs in Irish, there's:

  • Amhráin na Nollag: Favourite Christmas Songs in Irish, sung by Róisín Elsafty, a native speaker from Connacht
  • Carúil Nollag, sung by the Cór Chois Fharraige choir
  • Amhrán is Fiche don Nollaig, sung by three native speakers, one from each dialect
  • Solas na Soilse, by Finola Ó Siochrú from Dublin (pointed out by franc 91)

And there was once a CD called Beannachtaí na Nollag, by a Belfast school choir, but I don't see it in stock anywhere.

Regarding Finola Ó Siochrú, I hope her music is as entertaining as the Google Translate's attempt to translate her bio:

"Although I was born in Athletic and I was built (in most), my homeland was to avoid Chorca Dhuibhne's homeland. We spent every summer at Head Beach, the place where my father was born and lived in the octagonal for several years. First of all, that, in the case of my mother, however, the music of my music came to me. She was a sweet singer and her family musicians were in Co. Na Mí - they had a band for the title "The Heather Breeze". But I find out that my father's people were singers and musicians, though they were too young to hear them. Of course, my old uncle Pádraig (The Hawk) collected songs for the "Londubh an Chairn" book and he composed a famous song for the title "Bring My Commitment". I was a teenager when the Bog Program heard for the first time on the "Ciarraíoch Mallaithe" guy and sent me to the songs of my place. I am very grateful to all the singers who have received songs from that time."

Better luck next time, Google Translate.

Pages I made:
(These are unfortunately offline for the near future, but they'll be back!)

PostPosted: Thu 17 Nov 2022 6:47 pm 
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Time to bump this up and sticky it for the season.

This thread is locked, because it was getting spammed.
If you have additional carols to add, start a separate thread and one of the moderators can merge them in if they fit the theme.

I'm not a native (or entirely fluent) speaker, so be sure to wait for confirmations/corrections, especially for tattoos.

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