ComhaltasLive #306 (Full Programme)

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00:00 All-Ireland Senior Céilí Band Champions for 2009, the Dartry Céilí Band from Sligo play “Peach Blossom” barn dance. Band members are Declan Folan, Philip Duffy, Mossie Martin and John Kilkenny (fiddles), June McCormack and Noelle Carroll (flutes), Michael Rooney (concertina), Seán Carroll (accordion), Kevin Brehony (piano) and Damien McGuinness (drums).
02:53 From Slough, England the Herschel Arms Céilí Band play a selection of reels - “The Full Set” and “McDonalds” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009. Band members are Niamh Gallagher, Sam Proctor and Laura O’Grady (fiddles), Orlaith McAuliffe and Catherine O’Grady (flutes), Brian Kelly (banjo), Kiernan Brady (uileann pipes), Liam O’Sullivan (accordion), Chris O’Malley (piano) and Steve Burn (drums).
05:28 A selection of jigs played by the Triogue Céilí Band from Portlaoise Co. Laois, who took 3rd place at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009. The first jig is “McIntyres Fancy” composed by John Brady. Band members are Blaithnid NicCába (concertina), Erin McGeown, Paula Grant, Phil Clarkeard and Susan Miller (fiddles), Niamh Eurlong and Pauric Stapleton (flutes), Martin O’Connell (button accordion) Lindsay Moynagh (piano) and Colm Phelan (drums).
07:48 A selection of reels from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 by Éigse tutors Louise Mulcahy (Limerick), John Wynne (Roscommon), Aoife Granville (Kerry) and Cian Kearns (Sligo) all on concert flute and Deirdre Granville (Kerry) on harp. The reels are “Limerick Lassies” a four-part and this week’s Tutorial, “Tom Whelan’s” and “Stony Steps”.
11:29 “The Bee’s Wing” hornpipe played in the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 by Rosie Ferguson from CCE Rinn Mhic Ghiolla Rua, Co. Down.
13:22 Bronwyn Keith Hynes from Virginia, USA plays “Andy McGann’s” reel in the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009.
14:55 All-Ireland U-18 Fiddle Champion 2009 Aoife Ni Bhroin from CCE Beaumont, Dublin plays “The Duke of Leinster” reel.
16:53 Siobhán Ni Chonnaráin on flute and Mairéad Corridan on concertina play a selection of slides from their native West Limerick at the Scoil Éigse Tutors Concert at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009. Siobhán also plays a significant part in organising the Scoil Éigse week at the Fleadh, providing tuition by over 70 master tutors for approximately 800 participants from many parts of the world. The popular presenter of Céilí House on RTÉ Radio, Kieran Hanrahan was Fear an Tí for the concert.

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5 February 2010
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Dartry Céilí Band
Herschel Arms Céilí Band
Triogue Céilí Band
Louise Mulcahy Flute
John Wynne Flute
Aoife Granville Flute
Cian Kearns Flute
Deirdre Granville Harp
Rosie Ferguson Fiddle
Bronwyn Keith Hynes Fiddle
Aoife Ni Bhroin Fiddle
Siobhán Ni Chonnaráin Flute
Mairéad Corridan Concertina

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