ComhaltasLive #310 (Full Programme)

More sessions and highlights from Fleadh 2009.

Time Segment
00:00 All-Ireland U-18 fiddle champion 2003, Connor McEvoy from An Uamh Comhaltas, Co. Meath plays a reel - “Jenny’s Welcome to Charlie” - just after winning his title.
02:37 Recorded at Comhaltas headquarters in Monkstown, Co. Dublin fiddle player Kathleen Nesbitt from Loughmore, Co. Tipperary and piano accordionist Martin Power from Ballincollig, Co. Cork play two jigs. The first is “James Murray’s Jig” and the second is “Farewell to Ballinahunna” (associated with fiddle player Paddy Cronin). Recorded in 2003.
06:09 Three fiddlers from Pearl River, New York, USA, Erin Loughran, Maeve Flanagan and Deirdre Brennan play the hornpipe “Jim Irwin’s” (comp. by Ed. Reavy) and two reels “The Godfather” and “The Atlantic Wave”
09:35 The All-Ireland U-15 Lilting Champion 2009 Etain Roe from Noth london Comhaltas, England lilts “Miss McCleod’s Reel”.
10:43 Two jigs - “The Fairheaded Boy” and “Anthony Frawley’s” played by a group of seven Scoil Éigse Tutors at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009. The players are (left to right) Méire Nic Dhiarmada (Sligo) flute, Pádraig McGovern (Leitrim) pipes, Sabina McCague (Monaghan) fiddle, Pádraig King (Limerick) accordion champion 2009, Oisín Mac Diarmada (Sligo) fiddle, Maura Walsh (Kerry) concertina and Eileen Gannon (St. Louis, USA) harp.
13:32 Dublin musicians Sadhbh Peat (artane) on concertina and James Doolan (aRaheny) on bodhrán play three reels “The College Groves”, “The Lads of Laois” and “The Mountain Top” at an informal session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009.
17:18 The reel “Jenny Picking Cockles” played by All-Ireland Under-15 Concertina Champion 2007 Aoife Ní Argáin from Clontarf Comhaltas, Dublin.
19:00 Reel played in All-Ireland Senior fiddle competition 2009 by Michael Kerr from CCE Gallbhaile, Co. Tyrone.

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15 March 2010
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Connor McEvoy Fiddle
Kathleen Nesbitt Fiddle
Martin Power Accordion
Erin Loughran Fiddle
Maeve Flanagan Fiddle
Deirdre Brennan Fiddle
Etain Roe Lilting
Méire Nic Dhiarmada Flute
Pádraig McGovern Uileann Pipes
Sabina McCauge Fiddle
Pádraig King Accordion
Oisín Mac Diarmada Fiddle
Maura Walsh Concertina
Eileen Gannon Harp

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Fleadh, Competition, Session, Reel, Jig, Hornpipe, Solo, Duet, Trio, ComhaltasLive