ComhaltasLive #324 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #324.

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00:00 Co. Meath musician Blaithnaid Nic Cába on concertina and Ruairí McGorman on gutar play a three-part hornpipe at the 2005 Fleadh Nua in Ennis, Co. Clare.
02:42 In the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009, Billy O’Brien from Waterford City plays the reel “In Memory of Coleman” by Ed Reavy.
04:48 In the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009, Rosie Ferguson from CCE, Rinn Mhic Ghiolla Rua, Co. Down plays a reel.
06:26 Jig played by Kathleen Sheerin from Moate, Co. Westmeath in the Senior Fiddle Competition at FLeadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2009 in Tullamore, Co. Offally.
07:54 Recorded at Boylan’s Pub, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan on the 13th of July, 2010 the Geoghegan sisters from Killygarry, Aoife on banjo and Breege on fiddle play a reel which they learned at Scoil Éigse at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. They learned their early music from the late Vincent Tighe, one of six of Cavan’s most influential musicians being honoured with the release of a special DVD at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 in Cavan.
09:27 Two young Cavan pipers recorded in Boylan’s Pub in Kilnaleck on the 13th of July, 2010. Ronan Sweeney from Killeshandra and Kavan Donoghue from Cavan town play the “Maids of Mount Cisco” reel, their piping is very much influenced by PJ Flood who will also be honoured at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010. Kavan is son of well known accordion player Martin Donoghue, who is one of the main organisers of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010.
11:20 A selection of jigs - “Adam and Eve Jig” and “Jerry’s Beaver Hat” - played by four musicians at Boylan’s Pub in Kilnaleck, Cavan on the 13th of July, 2010. Left to right of picture - Pauric Bannon (flute), Gouna; Aoife (banjo) and Breege (fiddle) Geoghegan, Killygarry and Glen Smith (tin whistle), Kilnaleck. Several of the organising committee for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2010 were there including Jack Keyes (Chairman) and Philip Clarke.
13:53 Former All-Ireland Senior Champions - Ned Kelly (accordion, 1992) and Michael Harrison (fiddle, 2005) - together with flute player Ciara Condon, all from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, play two reels - “Lucy Campbell’s” and “The Caucus”. Recorded in 2003.
16:52 Lovely setting of “Miss McCleod’s Reel” and “Mr. McCleod’s Reel” by New Jersey Flute player, and East Galway native, Mike Rafferty. Recorded at the Comhaltas Convention in Boston in 2003.

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31 July 2010
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Blaithnaid Nic Cába Concertina
Ruairí McGorman Guitar
Billy O'Brien Fiddle
Rosie Ferguson Fiddle
Kathleen Sheerin Fiddle
Aoife Geoghegan Banjo
Breege Geoghegan Fiddle
Ronan Sweeney Uileann Pipes
Kavan Donoghue Uileann Pipes
Pauric Bannon Flute
Glen Smith Tin Whistle
Ned Kelly Accordion
Michael Harrison Fiddle
Ciara Condon Flute
Mike Rafferty Flute

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