Video: Real Irish

Can’t make it out to your favorite Irish pub and looking for some real Irish atmosphere? Here’s a YouTube of the great Irish-music band The Chieftains performing in a Westport pub owned by one of the band members. The clip comes from a DVD the band made for its Water from the Well album, one of their best:

As a bonus, here’s Lunasa performing Morning Nightcap in 2004:

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and if you like what you hear, try picking up a couple of albums; for Lunasa, I’d recommend The Merry Sisters of Fate. There’s nothing more healing and calming than good, authentic Irish music.