ComhaltasLive #367 (Full Programme)

Highlights from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan.

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00:00 Playing a selection of jigs at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Cavan, the Gaolta Céilí Band from Cavan town. The jigs are “The Courtown Harbour” and “The Tongs by the Fire”. 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.
02:20 All-Ireland Under-15 Piano Accordion Champion 2011, Ryan Hackett, CCÉ Clogher Valley, Co. Tyrone plays a selection of reels: “The Maids of Castlebar” and “Johnny Cronins”.
04:39 All-Ireland Champion on Uilleann Pipes Slow Airs, Luke O’Brien, CCÉ Craobh Chumann na bPíobairí Uilleann, Dublin.
06:19 Group of Tutors at Scoil Éigse Tutors Concert 2011 play a selection of reels: “The Bullet” and “The Boys of Portaferry”. Left-to-right: Conny O’Connnell, Paddy Ryan, Geraldine O’Callaghan, Eimear Ní Bhroin, Nóirín Ní Shúileabhán, Mary Tisdall-O’Sullivan, Muireann Banks and Maria Lynn-McHugh.
08:19 Scoil Éigse Tutors at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011 in Cavan - Pádraig and Sabina McGovern, Erin Finn and Aileen Geoghegan - play a selection of reels.
09:43 After taking 1st place in the Uilleann Pipes Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2011, Fergal Breen, Ruan, Co. Clare plays a jig: “Helvick Head”.
12:33 From Roscrea CCÉ, Co. Tipperary, Darragh Carey-Kennedy, who took second place in the Under-15 Banjo Competition 2011, plays “The Flogging Reel”.
13:40 Winner of the Piano Accordion Under-12 Competition at Fleadh Cheol na hÉireann 2011, Colm McMahon, CCÉ Tullycorbett, Co. Monaghan.
15:04 Dublin flute player Barra McAllister plays a selection of reels commencing with “Tommy Coen’s”. Barra is a member of the popular group Elictric Céilí.

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23 December 2011
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
The Gaolta Céilí Band
Ryan Hackett Piano Accordion
Luke O'Brien Uilleann Pipes
Conny O’Connell Fiddle
Paddy Ryan Fiddle
Geraldine O’Callaghan Fiddle
Eimear Ní Bhroin Fiddle
Nóirín Ní Shúileabhán Tin Whistle
Mary Tisdall-O’Sullivan Concertina
Muireann Banks Banjo
Maria Lynn-McHugh Piano
Pádraig McGovern Uillean Pipes
Sabina McGovern Fiddle
Erin Finn Fiddle
Aileen Geoghegan Accordion
Fergal Breen Uilleann Pipes
Darragh Carey-Kennedy Banjo
Colm McMahon Piano Accordion
Barra McAllister Flute

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