Since I first started blogging I have used various tools to add audio files to my blog, but the tools to embed/display audio files never seem to last very long. I have used Audioboo for a while now to store audio files which can be embedded into a blog post. Below are some samples which I have previously published, but the links in these old posts were broken/no longer valid. These are precious files to me and I'd like to be able to ensure that they are kept on-line forever.
Wedding message for my Mum and Dad from Paddy and Kathleen Byrne (Mum's parents) which was recorded on a 78rpm vinyl record and sent to my parents in 1958:
Wedding request on the Val Joyce Show on RTÉ Radio 1 on the 13th September, 1986 for my own wedding to Roma Bourke:
My Dad Joe singing "If I can Help Somebody":
My Dad singing "Fr O'Flynn":
My Dad singing "The Mountains of Mourne" on RTÉ's "The Derek Mooney Show":