ironhills’s seventeen comments

  • The Belfast Traveller.

    This reel was recorded by The Bridge Ceili Band on their 1975 vinyl LP. They called this tune Garry Cronin's Reel & they played it in the key of C. Mighty reel which they learned from the playing of the Cork fiddle player Garry Cronin. more…

  • Marcus Hernon’s Air.

    The title of this air is "A Dhia na Nollag". It was written, I believe, by Mairead (or Maire) ni Dhuibhir & I first heard it played at a Sunday Mass in Spiddal in the early summer of 1980. more…

  • The Alamo

    Davy Crockett, perhaps? more…

  • Dan Cleary’s Favourite

    A truly beautiful musical tribute from one great fiddle player & composer to another. Two beautiful gentlemen also. Rest in peace Sean & Dan. more…

  • Song for Sharon

    Hi Steve. more…

  • Ril Mor Bhaile an Challaig

    Recorded under the name Ril Mor Bhaile an Challaig by Sean o Riada agus Ceoltoiri Chualainn back in the 1960's. Wonderful arrangement & played "at a lick". more…

  • o’Bryan’s Reel

    Lovely tuneful reel. I really like it & wish you well with your future compositions! more…

  • Tullamore Harbour by John Brady

    The harbour in Tullamore is a canal harbour. Lovely tune. Rest in peace, Johnny Brady. more…

  • Marco’s Reel/ The Quebec Reel

    This reel was also recorded by Four Men & a Dog on their seminal first album "Barking Mad". more…

  • A Tribute to Michael Coleman

    One of the greatest ever recordings of ITM. They don't play at a fast tempo, but there is a mighty lift in their music. Pure listening joy from start to finish. Rest in peace Andy & Felix & long life to you Joe Burke. more…