ComhaltasLive #318 (Full Programme)



This programme includes a recent May Day session at Comhaltas Headquarters in Monkstown, Co. Dublin.

Time Segment
00:00 Session recorded in Comhaltas headquarters - Culturlann na hÉireann - in Monkstown, Co. Dublin on May Day 2010 during a break at the Annual Convention taking place over the weekend. Musicians are (clockwise) Micheál Ó hAllmhain (whistle) from Innisheer, Paddy Ryan (fiddle), Co. Roscommon, Paul McMahon (Piano Accordion), Dundalk, Cliona Creedon (fiddle), Glenflesk, Co. Kerry, Paula McMahon (fiddle), Co. Clare, Kay Webster (flute), Dundalk, originally from Loughmore, Co. Tipperary and Lorraine McMahon (fiddle), Dundalk.
04:11 A banjo solo, “Jackson’s Reel” played by Martin Slattery, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
06:55 In the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009, Eoghan McKenna, CCE Lough Beag, Co. Antrim plays the slip jig “An Phis Fliuch”
09:20 Reel played by Kathleen Sheerin from Moate, Co. Westmeath in the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009.
10:48 Reel played by Enda McGreevy, CCE Elphin, Co. Roscommon in the Senior Fiddle competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly.
12:24 In competition for his first time at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009, KeyReel Raskolenko from Comhaltas in Moscow, Russia shows a great understanding of the music with his interpretation of a very old hornpipe - “The Echo”.
14:26 Taking first place in the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 Johnny Canning from Glasgow, Scotland played this three-part jig.
16:27 Slow air played by Tara Breen, CCE Doora-Barefield, Co. Clare when she took second place in the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009. Incidentally, Tara won the Slow Airs Competition.
18:32 The Pearl River Céilí Band from New York, USA play a selection of reels commencing with “St. Ruth’s Bush” (composed by Paddy Kelly) at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Band members are: Dylan Foley, flute; Erin Loughran, Maeve Flanagan, Margaret Dudasik and Deirdre Brennan, fiddles; Lyndsey Beatuex, concertina; Blaithín Loughran and Pamela Geraghty, button accordion; Emily McShane, piano and Michael Fee on drums.

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Date
2 June 2010
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Source
ComhaltasLive
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Micheál Ó hAllmhain Tin Whistle
Paddy Ryan Fiddle
Paul McMahon Piano Accordion
Cliona Creedon Fiddle
Paula McMahon Fiddle
Kay Webster Flute
Lorraine McMahon Fiddle
Martin Slattery Banjo
Eoghan McKenna Fiddle
Kathleen Sheerin Fiddle
Enda McGreevy Fiddle
KeyReel Raskolenko Fiddle
Johnny Canning Fiddle
Tara Breen Fiddle
Pearl River Céilí Band

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