ComhaltasLive #458:Full program

458.1 Knockmore, All-Ireland Céilí Band champions 2014, play a selection of reels (Sean Nugent’s and The Foxhunter) at a concert in Lisnaskea in their native Co. Fermanagh on 29th October 2014. Banjo player Tomás Quinn was unavoidably absent from this performance. The victorious Band members were - Maria Connolly, Maggie Maguire and Michael Kerr on fiddles; Lorena Maguire and Aisling McPhillips on flutes; Christopher Maguire on accordion: Ciarán Hanna on concertina: Tomás Quinn on banjo: Ronan Warnock on piano and Kieran Leonard on drums. Fear a’ti for the Lisnaskea Concert was Martin Donoghue. 458.2 Eimear McCague, Monaghan, on fiddle, Sarah Meehan, Dublin, on concertina and Paul O’ Sullivan, Wexford on piano, play a selection of jigs (Spórt by Peadar Ó Riada and The Spotted Dog by Joannie Madden). Recorded in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin on 20th November 2014. 458.3 Kincora Accordion maker Martin Connolly is joined by his son Damien and Michael McMenamin on fiddles for a selection of reels, Trim the Velvet and The Sligo Maid, at a session at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2014 in Sligo. Martin is playing a very popular 2-voice model of the Kincora. 458.4 Christine Mulcahy, CCE, Cluain Chréadhail, Co. Limerick, plays a hornpipe The Good-natured Man in the Senior Concertina competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2014 in Sligo. 458.5 Brogan McAuliffe, CCE, East London, plays a reel in the Senior Concertina competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2014 in Sligo. 458.6 The Dunamaise Céilí Band from Portlaoise, Co. Laois play a selection of jigs The Duke of Leinster and Andy McGann’s, in the Senior Céili Band competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2014 in Sligo. Band members are - Erin McGeown, Phil Clarke, Susan Miller and Áine McGeeney on fiddles; Niamh Furlong and Pauric Stapleton on flutes: Mary O’Reilly, accordion: Kylie Moynagh, concertina: Aoife Greene, piano and Colm Phelan on drums. 458.7 Two jigs composed by Liz Carroll - Out on the Road and Princess Nancy - played by a group of young musicians from Irvinestown CCE, Co. Fermanagh, with their Tutor, well-known fiddle player Brenda McCann on piano. Recorded at a special Concert organised by Fermanagh Co. Board of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann at The Share Centre, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh on 24th October 2014.

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9 February 2015
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