St. Patrick’s Day Poems

Letter to a Saint Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, As you turned to God in your captivity, May we, captives of sin, turn to the Father. And when we dream, may our dreams Draw us closer to our Lord Jesus Christ. As you in your Confession revealed all Frailties, we, too, on your day confess … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Poem

Marauding raiders from Ireland captured Patrick in Britain at age sixteen at his parents’ estate, up ’til that time in Patrick’s life, things were just great. He was taken to Ireland and sold to the highest bidder into slavery; a boy on his own was left in the wilderness to tend sheep, with nothing more … Read more

Highly-Anticipated Book of Iona Released

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The Book of Iona has now been released and all pre-orders have been shipped out  It’s been a long time coming, but the Book of Iona box set from former progressive Celtic Christian band Iona, which has been avidly awaited since June, is finally available. Dave Bainbridge, who has been snowed under with recording work, announces … Read more

Book of Iona Update from Dave Bainbridge

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IONA’s Dave Bainbridge Provides Upcoming “Book of Iona” Update Book of IONA Box Set Update They say good things come to those who wait, and such will surely be the case with the upcoming Book of Iona Box Set and booklet. First planned for a June release, the highly-anticipated box set has been delayed by … Read more

‘Book of Iona’ Box Set Coming Out in June

Celtic band Iona, 1993

“Book of Iona” coming in June; Iona and Open Sky Records announces first 5 companion disks from the upcoming box set are complete Dave Bainbridge of Iona and Open Sky Records announces that the first 5 companion disks from the upcoming box set are complete. For Iona, The Book of Kells, Beyond These Shores, Journey … Read more

New Iona Music, Dave Bainbridge and Nick Beggs

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New Iona Music & Video from Dave Bainbridge and Nick Beggs; Book of Iona Box Set Dave Bainbridge announces a new Book of Iona video that features a recording of Iona’s ‘White Sands’ that Nick Beggs and Bainbridge collaborated on (virtually!) last month. The video was produced exclusively for cd 17 of the Iona box set “The Sound of Iona.” Bainbridge shares, … Read more

‘Book of Iona’ Box Set Now Available to Preorder

Iona’s Dave Bainbridge announced that the upcoming ‘Book of Iona’ box set is now available to preorder on Open Sky Records. Bainbridge was recently touring on the Lifesigns UK tour, but the following week, measures to tackle the Coronavirus ramped up in the UK dramatically. Fusion Festival and Cruise to the Edge appearances were cancelled as countries … Read more

Pioneering Celtic Group Clannad to Release New Album in September

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Clannad to Release New Album in September– First Since 1998 Clannad has announced plans to release the band’s first album of new material since 1998’s Grammy-winning Landmarks, and the first with the full original line-up since 1989’s Past Present. The new project is scheduled for release in September 2013. Clannad – siblings Moya, Ciaran and … Read more

St. Patrick’s At The Ryman With Keith & Kristyn Getty Sun., Mar. 17

Irish singers Keith and Kristyn Getty will bring St. Patrick’s Day to The Ryman Auditorium on Sunday March, 17 at 7:00 pm. The special performance will feature traditional and modern Irish hymns, authentic Irish instruments, and Irish dancing. St. Patrick’s At The Ryman With Keith & Kristyn Getty Opening the festivities that evening will be … Read more


There’s an old Irish blessing that says, “May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.” I thought … Read more


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