Posts Tagged ‘South Side Irish song’

This is the only time of year that we eat corned beef with cabbage, carrots and potatoes and warm soda bread with butter slathered on top. I often make several loaves to share. This year I won’t be able to. Some years are like that. Instead, our dinner will simmer while chores and some project are done, and maybe, just maybe, if the luck o’ the Irish is upon me, The Quiet Man with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara will magically appear on the television screen.

In the meantime, I thought you might like to listen to a version of Danny Boy by one of our favorite local groups, Arranmore. We have seen Arranmore perform several times and this rendering always tugs at my heart.


Many of Arranmore’s musicians were born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, which is home of many of Irish descent. Where else would one find the Chicago River turning green each year? Parades are anticipated events both in the city and suburbs. It seems all of Chicago is Irish on St. Paddy’s Day, and no where more so than the South Side of Chicago.

South Side Irish, by Arranmore, is played on March 17 on local stations and in pubs and bars. I thought you might enjoy it.


Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

(Painting is Molly Macree byThomas Alfred Jones.)


Read Full Post »

Dining with Donald

Donald on dining in and out


environmentally conscious and proud of it.

Poesy plus Polemics

Words of Wonder, Worry and Whimsy

Jill Weatherholt

Writing Stories of Love, Faith and Happy Endings While Enjoying the Journey


God even understands cats!


Barnstorming: Seeking Sanctuary in the Seasons of a Rural Life

Mike McCurry's Daily Blog

Creative information about Real Estate and Life in the Western Suburbs of Chicago


Chicago Nature Information & News

Interrupting the Silence

An Episcopal Priest's Sermons, Prayers, and Reflections on Life, Becoming Human, and Discovering Our Divinity

The Pioneer Girl Project

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Pioneer Girl

Juliet Batten

Author, artist, speaker, teacher and psychotherapist

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

El Space--The Blog of L. Marie

Thoughts about writing and life

leaf and twig

where observation and imagination meet nature in poetry


Your Guide to a Stylish Life

Apple Pie and Napalm

music lover, truth teller, homey philosophy. newly woke

Petals. Paper. Simple Thymes

"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart." William Wordsworth

My Chicago Botanic Garden

A blog for visitors to the Garden.

Living Designs

Circles of Life: My professional background in Foods and Nutrition (MS, Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, RDN, LDN) provides the background for my personal interests in nutrition, foods and cooking; health and wellness; environment and sustainability.

Women Making Strides

Be a Leader in Your Own Life

Middlemay Farm

Katahdin Sheep, Chickens, Ducks, Dogs and Novelist Adrienne Morris live here (with humans).

Book Snob


teacups & buttercups

An old fashioned heart

Louisa May Alcott is My Passion

Begun in 2010, this blog offers analysis and reflection by Susan Bailey on the life, works and legacy of Louisa May Alcott and her family. Susan is an active member and supporter of the Louisa May Alcott Society, the Fruitlands Museum and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House.


Reducing stress one exhale at a time ...exploring Southern California and beyond

Kate Shrewsday

A thousand thousand stories

Blogging from the Bog

musings from and about our cottage in the West of Ireland