Accordion player belts out a great version of the Rakes of Kildare

This is an Irish jig that Leslie Basil Thompson often plays at ceilidhs in Devon.

His band, Amber Fire, play traditional English, Irish and Scottish folk music.

Thompson also teaches accordion in person and through Skype, his workshop website can be found here.

Hup!

HT: breakingnews.ie


Lifestyle

Not all trends are created equal. Some are exciting – like first-date butterflies; others are comforting – like ice-cream and Golden Girls reruns.Trend of the Week: Floral free for all

Veterinary medicine is a demanding career, leading to mental health problems for some vets.Elephant in the clinic: Helpline offers support to vets with mental health difficulties

Pearl Lowe turns 50 in April – and she’s got a lot to celebrate. TA look into the reinvention of Pearl Lowe

Bonnie Ryan couldn’t be happier.On a roll: Why Bonnie Ryan couldn't be happier

More From The Irish Examiner