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John Maguire feeding his pigs

  One of the tracks on the Swinging Swine recordings that Padraig posted is a version of a traditional song called Molly Bawn Lowry. This stood out right away for my ears as one of the most interesting tracks on … Continue reading

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Brown Rabbit

It’s December again, and that reminds me of the Swinging Swine. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it’s the coming up to Christmas time vibe, evoking memories of Dublin when it was a fun place to live. Anyway, a while back, … Continue reading

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The Swinging Swine

The late eighties, Walter’s bar in Dún Laoghaire, and I think it was Auto da fé who first brought me to the gigs there. Sure wasn’t I (almost) of drinking age, and bored of spending the evenings in my bedroom … Continue reading

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