On Tuesday 22nd February '00 Bodhran.com became the first website
in Europe to carry the Chambers of Commerce ChamberSeal logo
of Verification. The presentation took place in Christchurch
Cathedral, Dublin. Present at the launch of the Seal were Government
Minister for Public Enterprise Mary O'Rourke TD, Tom Clarke,
President CCI, Simon Nugent, Chief Executive CCI , Paul Skehan,
Deputy Secretary General, Eurochambers and, of course, Malachy
Kearns, Managing Director of Roundstone Musical Instruments.
The ChamberSeal verifies that this website is part of a properly
constituted business engaged in e-commerce.
Article in Frommers 98
Malachy Bodhran will be a
guest at Milwaukee Festival 14th -
16th August 1998 and will have lots of bodhrans with him for you to choose from and will
sign them along with his new book Wallup!.
Wallup! receives reviews
By Des Kenny of Kenny's
the movie was filmed in Roundstone
The entire movie, Thats our
bodhrán in the photo
Musical Instruments have just received the WORLD
to put the Riverdance Logo on bodhráns made by Roundstone
On the 25th of March
An Awards page was added to this site.
Johnny Ringo Mc Donagh
new photo of "Johnny Ringo Mc Donagh"
and "Malachy Bodhrán" (75Kb) taken after a recent
visit to Malachy's Bodhrans workshop. Ringo heads up the percussion
with the Riverdance
Musical Instruments at the Milwaukee
Irish Festival 15 th -17 th of August
1997 .Malachy Kearns will be appearing
as a guest within the Cultural area of the Milwaulkee Folk
Festival within the "Cultural area" - 15th
-17th August 97. While there Malachy will sign
copies of his new book "Wallup" - the Humour and
Lore of Bodhrán Making. He is taking lots of Bodhráns and
tuneable Bodhráns with him and will show the making and playing
techniques . Eddie Cotter of Inisheer will also be assisting
. Also see our hard plastic moulded Bodhrán case including
delivery to the U.S.A.
NEW Irish Stamp
is now a part of the aural and written tradition of Ireland. He was acknowledged by the Irish Govenment in 1997
with a postage stamp.
Musical Instruments in Kenmare 16th of June 1997
Kearns will be at the Sheen
Falls Lodge, Kenmare midday on June 16th showing
some of his bodhráns, while the local area will be having
an 18th century theme celibration involving vintage cars and
"WALLUP!" Roundstone Musical Instrument launches a new book.
Musical Instruments at the Eurovision
In 1997 RTE broad-cast the Eurovision Song Contest Saturday May 3
rd . Over three hundred million people in Europe Australia and the Middle East were
watching on the night.
Through out the programme
there were video postcards intersperced between each song. The dominant themes these
postcard were focused upon are The Islands", "Music and Dance" and
"Monuments in Time". Shots of Dun Aengus, the Aran Islands and the Roundstone
bodhrán maker Malachy Kearns were among some of the items features in the video clips.
was the largest live television satellite transmission in
the world and for the first time ever will be carried on the
Internet.For details on how you can receive information about
how the Eurovision Song contest went please visit their web site.