ComhaltasLive #268 (Full Programme)

This week we present flute player Michael King, Mairéad Corridan and Evelyn Healy on concertina and fiddle, box player Donal Murphy with flute player Eamon Riordan and Brian Mooney on bouzouki and a flute duet with Síobhán Ní Chonnaráin and Donie Lyons.

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00:00 Winner of two successive All-Irelands, Under-18 in 2003 and Senior in 2004, concert flute player Michael King from Nonagea, Co. Limerick plays two reels: “The Humours of Scariff” and “The Road to Errogie”, composed by Adam Sutherland, which he learned from the playing of Brian Finnegan. He is joined on guitar by Seán Leahy from Dún Chadin, Co. Kerry.
03:44 A selection of jigs from Mairéad Corridan on concertina and Evelyn Healy on fiddle, both members of Templeglantine Comhaltas in West Limerick. The jigs are: “The Flying Crowbar”, “The Clare Shout” and “The Mooncoin Jig”, which is this week’s tutorial.
07:47 Evelyn Healy plays a fiddle solo, commencing with a slow air, “The Wild Geese”, and concluding with a reel composed by Ed Reavy called “In Memory of Coleman”. Evelyn comes from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.
11:46 In last week’s programme, we featured a selection of reels by Gerry ‘Banjo’ O’Connor. Jerry is also well-known as a member of the group ‘Four Men and a Dog’. Box player with the group is Donal Murphy from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, who now plays a selection of jigs with flute player Eamon Riordan from Athea, Co. Limerick and Brian Mooney from Brosna, Co. Kerry on bouzouki.
15:47 Concluding an All-Limerick programme for this week, Síobhán Ní Chonnaráin from Croom and Donie Lyons from Glin play a set of jigs: “The Battering Ram” and “An Rógaire Dubh”. Siobhán is also well known as a member of the Comhaltas headquarters staff and a producer of several Comhaltas tour concerts.

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18 Aug, 2008
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Michael King Flute
Mairéad Corridan Concertina
Evelyn Healy Fiddle
Donal Murphy Button Accordion
Eamon Riordan Flute
Brian Mooney Bouzouki
Síobhán Ní Chonnaráin Flute
Donie Lyons Flute
Seán Leahy Guitar

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