Oisín McCann’s forty-seven comments

  • Christmasy slip-jigs

    I've been asked to find a slip jig that is wintery/christmasy for a show I'm doing now on the build up to to Christmas. Like it can a popular Christmas song or carol played in a slip jig 9/8 style or if there already is a Christmas song which is already i... more…

  • Up Leitrim, X:5

    I altered the 2nd part to suit the Scottish highland pipes for an ensemble project at university. more…

  • Re: Aoife’s

    A tune written for the latest addition to my extended family in 2015. My baby Cousin Aoife more…

  • Flying To The Fleadh, X:7

    Here's a version I got from Marian McGauley. A Banjo player from England but now living in Newry Co. Down. more…

  • Re: English or Irish Song???

    This has been a real pleasure to read! I love that this has sparked so much conversation and intriguing open opinions, which is a kinda what I wanted to do. But the reason I asked the question is this... For those from Ireland they may be familiar with GA... more…

  • English or Irish Song???

    The song "England's Motorways" or also known as "Come my little son" is a song written by the great balladeer Ewan McColl. My question is do you think this song is English since McColl himself was English? or is it Irish as it is now on a regular basis wi... more…

  • Re: Leckan Mor

    This tune was written by Cillian and named after a house he lived in for a while in Rostrevor and the house itself is called Leckan Mór. I was written for friend Liam Baxter from Rostrevor who would be a friend of the Valelly Family. Liam is great suppor... more…

  • Re: Non Tuneable Flutes

    Thanks very much guys! more…

  • Non Tuneable Flutes

    Just wondering is there anyone out there who plays a non tuneable Martin Doyle flute. Has anyone ever experienced any problems with them?? I know his flutes are top notch instruments but have haven't had any experience with his non tuneable flutes. I hav... more…

  • The Whinny Hills Of Leitrim, X:5

    Version I got from my teacher Tiarán Ó Duinnchinn in the Armagh Pipers Club more…