ComhaltasLive #255: Music from West Limerick and Fleadh Nua (Full Programme)

This week we present recordings featuring musicians from West Limerick, Dublin and Clare, including some selections recorded at Fleadh Nua in 2005.

Time Segment
00:00 West Limerick musician Pádraig King (accordion), Jeremy Spenser (fiddle) and Clodagh Buckley (piano) play a set of reels: “Fred Finn’s”, “Black Pat’s”, “The Bag of Spuds” and “Providence”. This music was recorded at the West Limerick 102 FM Concert on 16th of November 2007. CDs and DVDs of the concert are now available — call +353 (0)69 66 200 or +353 (0)87 75 000 49 for details.
05:47 A selection of reels from the Mulcahy family from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick - Mick on accordion, Louise on flute and Michelle on fiddle -with Billy Mc Glynn on bouzouki. They play: “Last Night’s Fun”, “Lad O’ Beirne’s”, “Miss Lyon’s Fancy” (which is this week’s tutorial) and “The Dairymaid”.
11:33 From the Fleadh Nua Aos Óg concert in May 2005, we present two Dublin musicians and All-Ireland champions, James Mahon on flute and Niamh Denmead on harp. They play two jigs: “Eddie Kelly’s” and “Courtown Harbour”.
14:05 Dublin uilleann pipes player Elvin Moynagh plays a set of reels, ending with “The Bucks of Oranmore”. He was recorded at Fleadh Nua in 2005.
16:57 Recorded at the Fleadh Nua held in Ennis in 2005, button accordion player Darra Mulhearn from Ennis, Co. Clare plays the multi-part reel “The Mason’s Apron”. Fleadh Nua 2008 will be held in Ennis, Co. Clare May 18 - 26, 2008, with a very attractive line-up of events. More information is available at the Fleadh Nua website.

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18 May, 2008
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Pádraig King Button Accordion
Jeremy Spenser Fiddle
Clodagh Buckley Piano
Mick Mulcahy Button Accordion
Louise Mulcahy Flute
Michelle Mulcahy Fiddle
Billy Mc Glynn Bouzouki
James Mahon Flute
Niamh Denmead Harp
Elvin Moynagh Uilleann Pipes
Darra Mulhearn Button Accordion

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #255: Music from West Limerick and Fleadh Nua

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