ComhaltasLive #358 (Full Programme)

Highlights from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan.

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00:00 Taking 3rd place at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan, The Triogue Céilí Band from Portlaoise, Co. Laois play a selection of jigs - “The Larks on the Strand” and “Inish Bearachain”. Band members are: Erin McGeown, Phil Clarke, Susan Miller, and Paula Grant, fiddles; Niamh Furlong and Pauric Stapleton, flutes; Martin O’Connell, accordion; Bláthnaid Nic Cába, concertina; Lindsay Moynagh, piano; Liam McCormack, drums.
02:35 At Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 The Knockmore Céilí Band, CCÉ Botha, Co. Fermanagh play “Seamus Sweeney’s Barndance”. Band members are: Maggie Maguire, Maria Connelly, and Michael Kerr, fiddles; Lorena Maguire and Aishling McPhillips, flutes; Chris Maguire and Catherine Mulligan, accordion; Brona Graham, banjo; Ronan Warnock, piano; and Kieran Leonard, drums.
04:32 Playing in their native Cavan town at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011, The Gaolta Céilí Band with a selection of reels: “The Green Mountain” and “The Foxhunter’s Reel”. Members of the band are: Lisa Geoghegan and Kate Marquis, fiddles; Michael Laverty and Sarah O’Kane, flutes; Aoife Geoghegan, accordion; Louise O’Kane, concertina; Breege Geoghegan, pipes; Aileen Geoghegan, piano; Barry Geoghegan, drums; and Peter Marquis, double bass.
07:21 Over 800 pupils from Ireland and oversees attended the five-day Scoil Éigse conducted by over 70 master tutors. Left to right: Padraig and Sabina McGovern, Erin Finn and Aileen Geoghegan play a selection of reels commencing with “The Fisherman’s Island” (by Ed Reavy).
10:07 A selection of reels played at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan by banjo player Mick O’Connor from London and Deirdre Granville from Dingle, Co. Kerry on harp. The reels are “Mike O’Dwyer’s” and “Mick O’Connor’s”, which was composed by Mick in 1971.
13:09 All-Ireland Under-18 Ladies Full-Set Champions for 2011 Cathair Dún Iascaigh from Co. Tipperary.
15:41 Selection of jigs: “Kilglass Lakes” and “Clancy’s Jig”, played by The Moylurgh Céilí Band, Elphin, Co. Roscommon at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan. Band members are: Enda McGreevy, James Carey and Shane Meehan, fiddles; Lorraine Sweeney, Aidan Shannon and Mick Mulvey, flutes; Brian Mostyn, accordion; Breda Shannon, concertina; Mick Blake, piano; Damien McGuinness, drums.
18:09 The Leeds Céilí Band from England play a selection of reels: “The Mullingar Races” and “The Copperplate” at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan. Members of the band are: Ian Pearson, Fraser Howitt and Karen Lacey-Roberts, fiddles; Rachel Howitt and Kevin Hurley, flutes; Michael Tennyson and John Duffy, accordion; Patrick Flannery, banjo; Carmel Bourke, piano; Hughie Igoe, drums;
20:37 Reel played in the competition by the Under-18 All-Ireland Fiddle Champion for 2011 Rebecca McCarthy-Kent, CCÉ Tramore, Co. Waterford.
22:34 Reel played by Daniel Hunter, CCÉ Irish Minstrels, Glasgow Scotland in the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan.

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8 September 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
The Triogue Céilí Band
The Knockmore Céilí Band
The Gaolta Céilí Band
Padraig McGovern Uilleann Pipes
Sabina McGovern Fiddle
Erin Finn Fiddle
Aileen Geoghegan Button Accordion
Mick O'Connor Banjo
Deirdre Granville Harp
Cathair Dún Iascaigh Set Dancers
The Moylurgh Céilí Band
The Leeds Céilí Band
Rebecca McCarthy-Kent Fiddle
Daniel Hunter Fiddle

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