ComhaltasLive #354 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #354

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00:00 Master of the banjo, Gerry O’Connor, recorded at Comhaltas headquarters in Dublin on the 5th of February, 2003, plays two reels - “The Hare’s Paw” and “The Cukoo’s”. The second tune was composed by renowned fiddle player/composer Seán Ryan, who, like Gerry, hailed from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
01:56 Recorded in February 2003 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Tara Breen, who was All-Ireland Under-12 Fiddle Champion at the time played this selection of reels, which she learned from her teacher Maura O’Keeffe.
04:44 The group “Crinniú”, recorded at the annual Cooley/Collins Festival in Gort, Co. Galway on the 27th of October, 2007 play a selection of jigs: “The Geese in the Bog”, “The Spotted Dog” (composed by John McEvoy) and “The Doverman’s Wallet”. Members of the group are: Jack Talty (piano), Ann Marie Grogan (flute), Caitlin Nic Gabhann (concertina), Siobhán O’Donnell (bodhrán and vocals), Áine Bird (fiddle), Damien O’Rielly (accordion).
08:28 Galway accordion player Oliver Divinney plays a selection of reels: “Lucy Campbell’s” and “The Primrose Lass” at the Cooley/Collins Festival in Gort, Co. Galway in October, 2007.
12:32 “Thomand Bridge” hornpipe played by “The Breffni Céilí Band” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005.
14:34 “The Belles of Tipperary” reel played by Christine Mulcahy, Killeedy, Co. Limerick just after winning the Under-12 Concertina All-Ireland at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005 in Letterkenny. Gutar accompaniment is by Tony O’Rourke, Melbourne, Australia.
16:09 Recorded at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005, Scoil Éigse Tutors Máíre Nic Dhiarmada, Louise Mulcahy (concert flutes) and Mícheál Rooney (harp) play a selection of reels: “Patsy Touhy’s” and “The Bag of Spuds”.
19:25 Co. Fermanagh accordion player Darren Breslin plays a selection of jigs in a street session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2005 in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

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21 July 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Gerry O'Connor Banjo
Tara Breen Fiddle
Jack Talty Piano
Ann Marie Grogan Flute
Caitin Nic Gabhann Concertina
Siobhán O'Donnell Bodhrán
Oliver Divinney Accordion
The Breffni Céílí Band
Christine Mulcahy Concertina
Tony O'Rourke Guitar
Máíre Nic Dhiarmada Flute
Louise Mulcahy Flute
Mícheál Rooney Harp
Darren Breslin Accordion

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