ComhaltasLive #430 (Full Programme)

ComhaltasLive Programme #430.

Time Segment
00:00 Two reels - “The Boys of Ballinahinch” and “Stone of Destiny” played by Cavan Uilleann Piper Ronan Sweeney on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain, February 2014.
02:29 Waterford fiddle player Rebecca McCarthy Kent plays two reels “The Red Bee” (by Joe Liddy) and “Colonel Fraser” on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain, February 2014. Accompaniment is by Co. Claire harpist Alisha McMahon.
06:05 A selection of slip-jigs - “My Mind Will Ne’er be Aisy”, “Sir Philip McHugh” and “The Silvermore” by musicians and dancers on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain, February 2014. Full Tour Group members: Dick Beamish (Cork), Fear a’ Tí; James Hogan (Offaly), flute and piano; Sharon Connell (Galway), accordion, melodeon and concertina; Ronan Sweeney (Cavan), uilleann pipes; Cliona Halley (Cork), concertina and dancer; Clara Mannion (Waterford), concertina; Damien McGuinness (Sligo), accordion and bodhrán; Maggie Maguire (Fermanagh), fiddle; Rebecca McCarthy Kent (Waterford), fiddle; Eibhlín Ní Bhrúdair (Limerick) singer and lilter; Cliona Creedon (Kerry) fiddle and dancer; Alisha McMahon (Clare), harp and fiddle; Cara Hegarty (Cork), dancer; Fernando Marcos (Argentina), dancer; Conor Walsh (Mayo), dancer; Micheál Ó Fiach (Donegal), Tour Manager.
09:06 A selection of barndances commencing with “Seán Hayes’ Barndance” played by the musicians of the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain.
12:21 A selection of reels - “The Green Gates” and “Lilies in the Field” featuring “The Brush Dance” by musicians and dancers of the Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain, February 2014.
15:26 Winning the All-Ireland Under-18 Fiddle Title at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry, Ciara Ní Bhriain, CCÉ Beaumont, Dublin plays a jig - “Paddy in London”.
17:25 Hornpipe played in the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry by Patrick Ballantyne, CCÉ Leagrave, England.
19:28 A jig - “The Smiling Bride” - played by Jake James, CCÉ Mulligan/Quinn, Queens New York, USA, in the Under-18 Fiddle Competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2013 in Derry.
20:51 Nine-times All-Ireland Champion on mouth organ, Noel Battle from Mullingar, Co. Westmeath plays two reels composed by Paddy O’Brien (Tipperary) - “St. Patrick’s Night” and “The Old Road to Garry” - on the Comhaltas Concert Tour of America in October 2013. Piano accompaniment is by Emer Toale from Dublin.
23:36 The full tour group was Claire Heffernan (flute) and Christine Mulcahy (fiddle, dance & concertina), both from Co. Limerick; Emer Toale (harp and piano), Dublin; Róisín Broderick (concertina, fiddle and song), Galway; Joseph Keane (accordion), Co. Laois; Shane Keating (uilleann pipes and whistle), Co. Cork; Elaine Reilly (banjo and mandolin), Longford; Aisling Vaughan (concertina and dance), Cork; Lorraine McMahon (fiddle), Co. Louth; Seán Hanafin and Tomás Ó Sé (dance), Co. Kerry; Alice Fitzgerald (singer and Bean A’Tí), Co, Waterford; Martin Murphy (Tour Manager) Co. Longford.

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2 March 2014
Created By
Willie Fogarty
Performers/Subjects Instruments
Ronan Sweeney Uilleann Pipes
Rebecca McCarthy Kent Fiddle
Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain Group
Ciara Ní Bhriain Fiddle
Jake James Fiddle
Noel Battle Mouth Organ
Comhaltas Concert Tour Group of North America Group

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