ComhaltasLive #344 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #344.

Time Segment
00:00 All-Ireland Senior Fiddle Champion for 2001 Zoe Conway from Dundalk plays a jig during her winning performance at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2001. Zoe’s reel is featured in ComhaltasLive Programme #312.
02:53 Reel played by Justin Toner from Co. Armagh when he took third place in the Senior Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2001 in Listowel.
05:08 A selection of reels played by tin whistle player Carmel Gunning, one of over 50 tutors at Scoil Éigse at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2001 in Listowel, Co. Kerry.
07:07 Selection of reels concluding with “Rattigan’s”, played in a street session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2001 in Listowel by (left to right) Dennis McMahon, Paddy Ryan, Tony Smith (fiddles), Mick O’Connor (banjo), Áine Nic Chraith, (fiddle), Francis Droney (concertina), Catherine McEvoy (flute) and Eddie Whelan (guitar).
10:29 A three-part jig played by Fergal O’Neill, CCÉ Clontarf, Dublin when he took second place at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2001.
12:27 Recorded at Barry’s pub in Newtown, just outside Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on the 4th of March 2011 the newly composed “Barrack Obama Reel”, preceded by “Miss McLeod’s Reel”. Musicians, who are members of the group, are (left-to-right): Justin Rogers (pipes), Martin Slattery (banjo), Jim Lawlor and Ruth Morrissey (flutes), Tom Lawlor (accordion), Cornelius Ryan (bazouki), Jeff Ng (guitar), Kenny Hollywood (bongos), John Quirke (wooden spoons) and Colman Connolly (pipes). The “Barak Obama Reel” (which was composed by Brian Morrissey, Nenagh) is featured in the newly composed Barak Obama song entitled “As Sure as My Name is Kearney” composed by Cornelius Ryan. It is featured on YouTube and on
16:27 A selection of reels - “The Dublin Reel” and “The Bird in the Bush” played by three flute players (left-to-right): Jim Lawlor and Ruth Morrissey, Co. Tipperary and Colman Connolly who teaches music at the London Pipers Club in North West London. Recorded in Barry’s Pub in Newtown, Nenagh on the 4th of March, 2011.
18:53 All-Ireland Champion 2010 on Uilleann Pipes Slow Airs, Fionn Morrison, CCÉ Craobh Naithí, Dublin plays a slow air: “Cailíní san Fhachtóirí”, followed by “The Coolea Jig”.

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24 March 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Zoe Conway Fiddle
Justin Toner Fiddle
Carmel Gunning Tin Whistle
Dennis McMahon, Paddy Ryan, Tony Smith Fiddle
Mick O'Connor Banjo
Áine Nic Chraith Fiddle
Francis Droney Concertina
Catherine McEvoy Flute
Eddie Whelan Guitar
Fergal O'Neill Fiddle
Justin Rogers Uilleann Pipes
Martin Slattery Banjo
Jim Lawlor and Ruth Morrissey Flute
Tom Lawlor Accordion
Cornelius Ryan Bazouki
Jeff Ng Guitar
Kenny Hollywood Bongos
John Quirke Wooden Spoons
Colman Connolly Uilleann Pipes
Colman Connolly Flute
Fionn Morrison Uilleann Pipes

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Programme: ComhaltasLive #344

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