ComhaltasLive #233-2: The Innisfree and Ceoltóirí na Mainstreach Céilí Bands

Next we present the Innisfree Céilí Band from Sligo playing two jigs, followed by Ceoltóirí na Mainstreach from Co. Clare with a selection of reels. The Innisfree took 2nd place at the Senior Céilí Band competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2007 in Tullamore, where these selections were recorded.

The Innisfree Céilí Band members are: Oisín and Cormac Mac Diarmada and Damien O’Brien on fiddle, Damien Stenson, Máire Nic Dhiarmada and David Sheridan on flutes, Paul Finn on button accordion, Oliver Loughlin on piano accordin, Darraigh Kelly on drums and Charles O’Connor on piano.

Ceoltóirí na Mainstreach band members are: Vincent McMahon, Kevin Finkcane, Ann Marie Vaughan and Joe Rynne on fiddles, Caitríona O’Sullivan on concertina, Mike Butler on button accordion, Seán Griffin on drums and Jack Talty on piano.

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20 Nov, 2007
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Innisfree Céilí Band
Oisín Mac Diarmada
Cormac Mac Diarmada Fiddle
Damien O'Brien Fiddle
Damien Stenson Flute
Máire Nic Dhiarmada Flute
David Sheridan Flute
Paul Finn Button Accordion
Oliver Loughlin Piano Accordion
Darraigh Kelly Drums
Charles O'Connor Piano
Ceoltóirí na Mainstreach Céilí Band
Vincent McMahon
Kevin Finkcane Fiddle
Anne Marie Vaughan Fiddle
Joe Rynne Fiddle
Caitríona O'Sullivan Concertina
Mike Butler Button Accordion
John Rynne Flute
John Kelly Flute
Seán Griffin Drums
Jack Talty Piano

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #233: Senior Céilí Bands from Fleadh Cheoil 2007

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