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Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)

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Subject: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Feadan
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 11:55 AM

I just got the sad news that gutarist Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away at age 54...

:-(


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 11:57 AM

On RTE website ...few details


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Feadan
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:00 PM

Their brief article does not do him justice...

"Folk musician Micheal O'Domhnaill dies

09 July 2006 15:51

The death has taken place of Micheal O'Domhnaill, one of the foremost figures in folk and traditional music.

He died suddenly at his Dublin home. He was 54.

A native of Co Meath, he was a former member of the Bothy Band.

He also performed regularly with his sisters Triona and Maighread."


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Alice
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:01 PM

Very sad news. Thank you for letting us know.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:15 PM

This is really heartbreaking news - Michael was an incredible inspiration to so many people. He seemed to be a very modest man, who would prefer to hide behind other people's glories. What a sad time for the O'Domhnaill girls.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Effsee
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:25 PM

A very sad loss to us all.
Here's some info from another site:
Micheál O'Domhnaill's first group was 'Skara Brae', a singing group with his sisters Tríona and Maighread and Derryman Dáithí Sproule. Then followed a stint with Mick Hanly in a duo 'Monroe'. In 1975 he was a founder member of one of the most influential Irish traditional bands 'The Bothy Band'. In the four years the band was together they toured extensively and recorded several highly acclaimed albums and although the Bothy band broke up in 1979 their legacy still lives on in the young traditional bands coming out of Ireland today. After the demise of The Bothy Band Micheál moved to America where he played with many musicians including fiddle player Kevin Burke, also of the Bothy Band. Later with his sister Tríona and flute player Brian Dunning he formed 'Nightnoise' which gained widespread recognition and acclaim throughout The United States and Europe.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: redsnapper
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:28 PM

Extremely distressing news. May he rest in peace.


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Subject: RE: Micheal,Thanks So Much
From: GUEST
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:34 PM

It is hard to describe how magical it was in the late sixties ,early seventies when the O'Domhnaills, Kevin Burke, Christy Moore Andy Irvine, Planxty the Bothy Band and the rest of them emerged on the scene. They were thrilling and exciting people they never knew in places they never heard of.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Alba
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 12:36 PM

Oh no...This News is so very sad. Very sad indeed.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Chanteyranger
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 02:43 PM

Oh, terrible news! What a loss, way too early.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: open mike
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 03:56 PM

i sem to recall a short-lived band called Relativity...perhaps he was in this too, (or one of his sisters?)

too early for him to leave us...

best wishes to friends, family and associates.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: open mike
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 04:01 PM

here are a couple of links with info:

http://www.folkworld.de/25/e/micheal.html
http://www.answers.com/topic/michael-o-domhnaill


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Sorcha
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 05:06 PM

Yes..Relativity, and even I have heard of Michael
How sad.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Skivee
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 05:25 PM

He was one of the guitar great ones, as well as a fine, tasteful producer.
wow


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Pamela in Ithaca
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 09:58 PM

Micheal was one of my idols when I was getting into celtic music
so many years ago - I *loved* Relativity and Nightnoise... not to mention the work with his sisters. He was one of the best for
playing back up for jigs. This is very sad.

Are there any more details about what happened?
54 is far too young (and not so much older than
I am than I thought when I looked up to him back when)


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: van lingle
Date: 09 Jul 06 - 10:12 PM

A fine guitar player and a sweet singer. This is very sad.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Melani
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 01:31 AM

That certainly is an awful shame. Sad news for all of us.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Peace
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 02:19 AM

For you who knew him: Put his name in the Google space and then click Images and search. There are many pictures of him there.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Fiolar
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 08:32 AM

One of my favourites. Ar Deis De le na hAnam.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Bill Kennedy
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 11:44 AM

What a great loss, what a treasure we enjoyed for a while. Thankfully, we have all the recordings. I'll be playing some of every recording I have that he appears on this coming Saturday on my radio program. On the web at www.wruw.org, the show is called Sweeney Astray, 11:30 am to 1:30 Pm EST (USA), and each program is archived for a week so you can listen anytime for a week after Saturday and/or download it to your hard drive to listen whenever, burn it to cd, whatever. My condolences to Triona and Maighread and all other family and friends.

Bill Kennedy

any requests?


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Mary Katherine
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 05:31 PM

According to this, he died of a heart attack.

http://nightnoise.org/


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: van lingle
Date: 10 Jul 06 - 07:01 PM

Death of Queen Jane might be nice, Bill. I'll try to listen in.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Nyah
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 05:20 AM

Seems Michael died of a heart attack, like his father and his brother Eamonn - such a tragedy - such a loss for his family, the girls, Skara Brae, and of course Paddy Glackin who was his closest friend. Details of funeral in English and Irish - for those in Dublin -

Ó DOMHNAILL (Mícheál) (Dublin) (suddenly) Deeply regretted by his sorrowing sisters and brother, Tríona, Maighread and Conall, by his nephew and nieces, brother and sisters-in-law, extended family and many friends. He will be waked in his sister Maighread's home on Tuesday, July 11 and his remains will be taken to the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum, for requiem Mass on Wednesday, July 12 at 12 Noon. Burial will follow in St Colmcille's Cemetery, Naas, Kells, Co. Meath


Ó DOMHNAILL (Mícheál) (Baile Átha Cliath) Gan choinne. Méala mór a bhás dá dheirfiúracha Tríona agus Maighread, dá dheartháír Conall, dá nia agus dá neachtanna, dá chleamhnaithe, dá chuid daoine muinteartha ar fad agus dá chairde líonmhara. Dhéanfar á fhaire i dteach a dheirféar Maighread Dé Máirt 11 Iúil agus aistreofar a chorp maidin Dé Céadaoin chuig Séipéal na Croise Naofa, Dún Droma le haghaidh Aifreann na marbh ag 12 Noon iarnóin. Cuirfear ina dhiadh sin é i Reilg Cholm Cille, Ceannanas, Contae na Mí.

Tá do dheirfiúracha cráite dé ghnáth
is iad ag sileadh na súl
Is gan fhios cén lá go bráth
a n-imeoidh a gcumha
D'fhág tú d'aicme faoi smál
is is náir liom mar a rinne tú an siúl
Nuair nár agair tú Párrthas
le spás beag eile a thabhairt dúinn.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Guest
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 05:21 AM

Two of the four members of Relativity are gone!


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Chris B (Born Again Scouser)
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 07:09 AM

I was very shocked and saddened to hear this news. All the time I have been accompanying Irish traditional music on the guitar (to the best of my limited ability) it has always been Micheal O Domhnaill who was my greatest inspiration. I have always loved his playing for the seemingly instinctive understanding of the harmonies implied in what is, for me, a predominantly melodic musical form.

Unlike a lot of guitarists I could mention who have come along since, he never budgeoned the music into submission but rather gave the music space to shine through while adding another dimension to it that unison playing or strict rhythmic accompaniment could not do on its own. He understood, like a great jazz musician, that it was not just the notes or chords that mattered but also the spaces in between.

A great musician and a great accompanist, his playing was for me distinguished not just by the tunings he used but by his right-hand technique which often tended to play a rhythmic pattern that followed slightly behind the melody line (listen to his accompaniments on the 'Portland' album with Kevin Burke, for instance) and gave a whole new colour to the music without ever diluting or compromising its character.

HIs lightness of touch, as well, meant that he was equally at home accompanying or arranging slow airs and ballads as dance tunes and he could adapt his technique to many styles and musical traditions. His influence went far beyond Irish circles and I doubt that any of the guitarists who have come along in the last few years will ever have such an impact.

My deepest sympathies to his friends and family.

Chris


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: MartinRyan
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 07:18 AM

Well said.

Regards


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Declan
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 12:28 PM

I got a chance to have a chat with Micheal a few years ago in Ennis when he did a concert with Paddy Glackin a couple of years back. Himself and Paddy made a record called Ath Chuairt around that time. Micheal was one of the people who convinced me that there was indeed a role for the guitar in traditional music and had a huge influence on my playing style. I was glad I had a chance to thank him for that. As was said above he was a very modest man and was much more interested in talking about guitars and things in general than listening to me waffling on about how great he was.

We heard this news in Miltown Malbay on Sunday and we played some of his music and remembered him. Deepest sympathy goes to Mairead & Triona and other family members who have had more than their fair share of bereavements in recent years.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: lamarca
Date: 11 Jul 06 - 07:22 PM

This is sad news - 54 is far too young. I'll have to dig out my "Celtic Folkweave" LP (Micheal and Mick Hanly) and play it for the first time in years.

Relativity was a great group - siblings Micheal and Triona O'Domhnaill paired with siblings Phil and Johnny Cunningham. The kind of instinctive harmony and fire that happens when siblings make music together!


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,more information
Date: 12 Jul 06 - 03:01 AM

at http://nightnoise.org


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,José Ibarra, Cartagena, Spain
Date: 12 Jul 06 - 04:55 AM

Desde España envío mis condolencias por esta trágica muerte. Soy un seguidor español de Nightnoise y Relativity y ayer oí la noticia en el programa de Ramón Trecet de Radio Nacional de España. Lo vi en directo en mi ciudad dos veces hace diez o doce años y fue maravilloso. Descanse en paz Micheal O'Domhnaill.


From Spain I sent my condolences for this tragic death. I am a Spanish Nightnoise and Relativity fan and I heard the news on Ramon Trecet show in Spanish National Radio. I saw Nightnoise live in my hometown twice, ten or twelve years ago and it was wonderful. May rest in peace Micheal O'Domhnaill.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Spain
Date: 12 Jul 06 - 07:24 AM

We will never forget your golden years as a member of Nightnoise. Thank you for having left us such enchanting tunes.Rest In Peace.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Michael & Mary Jo McGowan - Dublin
Date: 12 Jul 06 - 05:05 PM

We were both big fans of Michaél's.

And, we had a wonderful evening "off" last year in Wexford when we saw Skara Brae perform in small hall in Co Wexford and it's hard to believe that he is gone.

Is oth linn bhur mbris agus go ndeana Dia trocaire air.

Michael & Mary Jo McGowan
Dublin


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,everyone from churchtown
Date: 13 Jul 06 - 04:04 AM

a gentleman who will be greatly missed


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Subject: Obit: Michael O'Dhomhnaill
From: GUEST,Hen Harrier
Date: 14 Jul 06 - 11:53 AM

I was very sadenned at the Willie Clancy Summer School big concert last Saturday evening, to hear of the death of this very talented singer/guitarist who used to perform with "Skara Brae" & "Relativity" and accompanied Paddy Glackin on numerous occasions.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: Matt_R
Date: 15 Jul 06 - 03:02 AM

This is really sad. I loved his music. Too young to die.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST
Date: 15 Jul 06 - 08:45 AM

People may post tributes and condolences at the Nightnoise site. Also, the link to the program w/Daithi Sproule (also of Skara Brae) memorializing him is wonderful.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,admiradores españoles
Date: 15 Jul 06 - 01:29 PM

Queremos expresar nuestro más profundo pésame a todos su familiares y amigos. Muchas gracias por tu música


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Allen Feldman
Date: 15 Jul 06 - 04:13 PM

Robbie Hannen's streaming audio radio show Culan on BBC Ulster radio has a tribute to Michael t and his suberb music this week, He was a major and often unrecognized pioneer. I first hear him accidently when I walked into a bank to change money at the top of Grafton Street, And there in the lobby was Michael, Paddy Glackin and Donal Lunny playing, This was October 1974, and coming from the American oldtime scene I could not believe what I was hearing, An amazing sound,


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST
Date: 17 Jul 06 - 03:15 PM

Descansa en Paz.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Susan Helf, Seattle
Date: 01 Oct 06 - 10:58 PM


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Susan Helf
Date: 01 Oct 06 - 11:05 PM


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Bothy Man
Date: 02 Oct 06 - 02:25 PM

Two points.

1) His name was Mícheál Ó Domhnaill.

2) He didn't die of a heart attack, but as a result of falling downstairs.

And while we're on the subject of errors, the man's name is Robbie Hannan (not 'Hannen') and the album Mícheál made with Paddy Glackin was called 'Athchuairt', not two words as suggested by an earlier poster.

Sorry, and I know Mícheál would agree with me (since his name was misspelt so often), but I get very fed up with illiterate posters to this site. Sure, Irish names can be difficult, but at least make the effort to spell them correctly!

Slán,

Dónal


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,Chris B (Born Again Scouser)
Date: 03 Oct 06 - 11:51 AM

Bothy Man,

Thanks for that. After all the time we've all wasted sharing our respect and admiration and happy memories it's good to be reminded of the important things.

Get a life.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...
From: GUEST,RJ
Date: 09 Oct 06 - 11:06 PM

His music meant a lot to me during a difficult time in my life, about 20 years ago. I will miss his great gift.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Sevilla
Date: 17 Dec 06 - 04:04 PM

soy un seguidor del arte de Mícheal O´Domhnaill desde hace muchos años. Lo vi en diversos conciertos con Nightnoise en España. Las palabras sobran para describir su arte. Voy a escuchar algún disco suyo. Quién sabe lo que podría haber hecho aún.Mi pésame a la familia y aficionados.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Albannach
Date: 04 Jan 07 - 01:07 PM

Watch your step after a night on the town: the majority of people who die after falling down the stairs have been hitting the booze.

Roman Bux of the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, analysed 43 fatal falls in the city in order to help insurance companies better understand the underlying causes - they will not pay out on life policies where death was self-induced through intoxication. Of the fatalities, 23 people had been drinking heavily and 19 had pre-existing medical conditions such as heart disease.

"We have shown a fatal fall down stairs without an underlying severe disease or alcohol influence is a rare phenomenon," Bux says (Forensic Science International, DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2006.10.010).

From issue 2585 of New Scientist magazine, 04 January 2007, page 15


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Jan 07 - 04:46 PM

Donal the Bothy man?

That wouldn't happen to be yer Bothy man of Newbridge, Co Kildare, then?


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 20
From: GUEST,Bothy Man
Date: 05 Jan 07 - 02:14 PM

'That wouldn't happen to be yer Bothy man of Newbridge, Co Kildare, then?'

Often misrepresented as such, but most definitely born in Tullamore!

DL


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,04 Jan 07 - 04:46 PM
Date: 05 Jan 07 - 03:25 PM

Forgive me my misrepresentations, then. And belated congrats on your election to Aosdána. Well deserved.

Athbhliain faoi shéan is faoi rath!


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: Declan
Date: 05 Jan 07 - 08:51 PM

Dónal,

I will add mny congratulations to those above. I have been a fan of yours for many years.

I am also guilty of mispelling the name of Micheál's last album by inseting an extra space.

Given the nature of the gereral affection being poured out on this thread your earlier post seems a bit pedantic. I agree about he spelling of the name, but you might make some allowances for some of the rest of us who althoough apperently "illiterate" really cared about Micheál'a (and your) music.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 20
From: GUEST,Bothy Man
Date: 06 Jan 07 - 01:44 PM

Declan,

Please look at your last message again, correct all the spelling mistakes and grammatical errors and repost it. I only respond to messages I can understand.


DL


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: Declan
Date: 06 Jan 07 - 03:24 PM

Illiterate as charged, Dónal.

Another lesson in not posting when I come in from the pub.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,seville, spain
Date: 23 Jan 07 - 06:20 PM

I´m just listening "At the end of the evening" from Nightnoise and it´s difficult to describe such beauty and peace in this sounds. Nightnoise make me feel the same way as 17 years ago when i discovered them hearing Ramon Trecet radio3´s "dialogos 3".

Descansa en paz, Micheal.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,mr tweedy
Date: 14 Mar 07 - 07:00 PM

i dont know how i missed this awful news till last night. 13 march.About3/4 of a year later.
watched donal lunnys life story on tv and mentioned as the credits rose.... the death of this very talented man.
i first heard him sing with mick hanley as a dueo called munroe.
I followed his career alongside all those other super talents who played contemporary irish music
got to meet him with paddy glackin in rostreavor co. down few years ago he kindly sang a song i requested "the death of queen jane"
it transported me to the care free days of my youth in mid 70s
this was a hammer blow. to all who knew him.
i send my deepest sympathy to his sisters and all his family


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Guest: Columbus OH, USA
Date: 22 Mar 07 - 03:18 AM

Relativity is my favorite band. I am shocked and saddened to learn of Micheal's passing. We will be missed.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Fernando Cera
Date: 28 Mar 07 - 08:04 PM

Sigo sin olvidar su música.La escucho y la seguiré escuchando. Una vida que ha merecido la pena (si no, escucha A ribhin og, oran Chaluin Sgaire, Lord Franklin....). Su arte transciende su vida.....


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Orla Uí Dhomhnaill
Date: 04 Apr 07 - 08:28 PM

Mícheál's family has been really overwhelmed by the amount of respect, sympathy and tributes to him since he passed away. He is terribly missed but has left a huge musical legacy. To celebrate this, Maighread, Tríona & Conall (Mícheál's siblings), Cathal Goan (Maighread's husband), and Mícheál's closest friend, Paddy Glackin, are organising a tribute concert with the help of Tom Sherlock, (their joint manager), on May 24th in Vicker's St., Dublin. Coupled with that, there will be a CD released with tracks featuring Mícheál, which should be very special.

Please visit the newly established (and ever-expanding) website on which I will be working over the next few months. It will provide details of the concert and CD. Still trying to deal with the increasing amount of material coming in and trying to get it uploaded. Blog to be established soon so you can post your own or just view at your leisure.

www.michealodomhnaill.com

Orla (Conall's wife)


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: Effsee
Date: 04 Apr 07 - 09:57 PM

I had the pleasure of meeting two of my idols when Micheal and Paddy Glackin played for us in Thurso a couple of years ago, and I was so taken with Micheal's quiet modesty. The man was a genius of his time , and I am much saddened by his passing, but at least I have a wonderful recording of that very special night. His singing of "The bonny Banks of Loch Lomond " brought a tear to my eye!
This may be of interest to the family and I would gladly provide a copy if so required.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Hiroshi
Date: 11 May 07 - 05:35 PM

I am the most wonderful experience in old life. It was Hakone Museum of Art in August, 1996.The Nightnoise only Japanese public performance was indistinguishable from twilight, and started out in the fields.As if the wind blew and fell out in the plateau with their performance, trees were noisy and the other member joined.
I will not forget experience of my life and just pray for his bliss from Japan now.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,Hiroshi . Japan
Date: 11 May 07 - 05:40 PM

I am the most wonderful experience in old life. It was Hakone Museum of Art in August, 1996.
The Nightnoise only Japanese public performance was indistinguishable from twilight, and started out in the fields.    As if the wind blew and fell out in the plateau with their performance, trees were noisy and the other member joined.
I will not forget experience of my life and just pray for his bliss from Japan now.


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Subject: RE: Micheal O'Domhnaill has passed away...(July 2006)
From: GUEST,elfcape
Date: 26 May 07 - 12:29 AM

Archie's done a lovely hour for Micheal this week. Just Google Travelling Folk and you can listen to it anytime 'til next Thursday. Conversation with Paddy and Triona as well.


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