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I used to play harp at dinners in the late 1990s- early 00s +was grateful to be able to make some money in that way as a teenager. I would have played while everyone ate, and when the speeches were happening I wasn't playing + could listen, before doing a bit more at dessert. 1/3
Thanks to those interviewed, to @misefosta @FairPle and to all those we will never know the names of, whether you spoke out or not. We stand on shoulders and alongside. All power to the movements for change. https://www.rte.ie/news/investigations-unit/2020/0723/1155183-misefosta-calls-halt-to-sexual-wrongdoing-in-traditional-music/ #misefosta
...in trad music, everywhere. Because the millions of tiny power-based cuts are happening everywhere, and they enable the ‘big bad’ ones.
Don’t just be shocked at the behaviour of “some people”. Also check how it’s enabled.
All power to the movements for change!