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Meaití Jó Shéamuis Ó Fátharta
It seems his Irish name has been autocorrected. more…
Re: Two for Joy!
Hi Kenny! I got my copy from Custys a few weeks ago. The postal service was seriously disrupted in spring and summer, but now you will have your copy with little delay. more…
Desi Wilkinson - Two for Joy!
A selection of Irish, Scottish and Breton tunes and songs played and sung with gusto. Colm Murphy supplies the lovely cover painting as well as the bodhran accompaniment. more…
Gay McKeon - The Turning of the Geese
Mostly unaccompanied solo piping except track 12 where the fiddler Jacqui Martin joins Gay. The sets used on this album are Maurice Coyne C set (c 1840) and Leo Rowsome concert pitch set (c 1939). more…
Re: The Gold Ring
This is a North Connaught version of the tune, which was first recorded by Paddy Killoran in 1937. more…
- Re: The Lost
Re: John Rooney R.I.P.
Sorry to hear the news. John was a nephew of Felix and Johnny Doran, and is said to have introduced Dave Williams to Paddy Keenan. I was fortunate to have a chance to hear him playing 15 years ago. He did his best to keep the tradition of travelling piper... more…
Noel Sweeney - The Friendly Visit (2018)
This is the second solo album from the Leitrim musician Noel Sweeney. Being a beautiful flute player, he plays the saxophone on tracks 3 and 14. A nice mixture of old and new tunes, including very local ones. more…
This tune appears on two recent albums: more…
- All You Need Is Láimh (2011)