ComhaltasLive #207 - 1: Carmel O’Dea

From Ballynacally in West Clare, fiddle player Carmel O’Dea has the dinstinction of having played with three of Clare’s great Céilí Bands - Ennis Céilí Band, the Kilfenora and the Turloughmore. Carmel performed at the Fleadh Nua in Ennis in 2004 and recorded these two reels for ComhaltasLive.

She learned the first tune from P.J. Crotty and James Cullinane and the second is one of her own compositions called “The Ballcarrier’s Reel”. Carmel is a popular member of the groups Fiddlesticks and Galldubh. Incidentally, Fleadh Nua 2007 takes place in Ennis from 20th to 28th May.

30 April, 2007
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Carmel O'Dea Fiddle

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #207: Music from Fleadh Nua

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Carmel O'Dea, Fleadh Nua, ComhaltasLive, Fiddle, Reel