Playing tunes on the western shores of County Clare.

Playing tunes on the western shores of County Clare.

Impromptu Session at the Feakle Irish Festival, Feakle, County Clare.  It wasn't until I saw the picture that I realized it was me and 5 women!  My new girlfriend (now wife! :) )  took the picture!

Impromptu Session at the Feakle Irish Festival, Feakle, County Clare. It wasn't until I saw the picture that I realized it was me and 5 women! My new girlfriend (now wife! :) ) took the picture!

With Full Gael at the Hartford Irish Festival.  Gary Palmer (Guitar), Ben Gagliardi (concertina) Max Rainwater (fiddle)

With Full Gael at the Hartford Irish Festival. Gary Palmer (Guitar), Ben Gagliardi (concertina) Max Rainwater (fiddle)

Full Gael....1830s Style.  St. Patick's Day Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village

Full Gael....1830s Style. St. Patick's Day Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village

Tunes with PV O'Donell (RIP).  I was a few years younger and a few pounds heavier.  No gray hair!

Tunes with PV O'Donell (RIP). I was a few years younger and a few pounds heavier. No gray hair!

Full Gael with Gary Palmer (guitar) and Ben Gagliardi (concertina).

Full Gael with Gary Palmer (guitar) and Ben Gagliardi (concertina).

Ben and I with Donegal fiddler PV O'Donnell (RIP).

Ben and I with Donegal fiddler PV O'Donnell (RIP).

Mecca for would be Irish flute players...I was able to join a session later, but your man wasn't home.

Mecca for would be Irish flute players...I was able to join a session later, but your man wasn't home.

"The music and landscape of Ireland will always be intertwined in my life.  I find inspiration whenever I go back to visit..... mostly the west coast and especially County Clare" 
View of Sheen Valley, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland. ©Will O'Hare

View of Sheen Valley, Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland. ©Will O'Hare

Cliffs of Kilkee ©Will O'Hare

Cliffs of Kilkee ©Will O'Hare

Loophead Light, County Clare, Ireland ©Will O'Hare

Loophead Light, County Clare, Ireland ©Will O'Hare

Poulnabrone, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland ©Will O'Hare

Poulnabrone, The Burren, County Clare, Ireland ©Will O'Hare