Martin Byrne Music

Traditional Irish and Folk Singer Song Writer Martin Byrne

October 7, 2013
by martin byrne

The Bard of Armagh

The word Bard sits nicely with Tommy Makem. It is of course a Celtic loan word from Scottish Gaelic bard. Other names in other languages give us the similar meaning words skalds, rhapsodes, minstrels and scops. A teller of stories, and poetry, and of course the songs of the … Continue reading