A Tune For The Road

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Éalú

Éalú is/was a group a musicians based in Co.Kildare: Brian Ryan (flute & whistle), Caitríona Ryan (fiddle), Maria Corbet (harp & vocals) and Fiona Corbet (guitar and bodhrán). Brian & Caitríona Ryan are children of Seán Ryan, the late prolific fiddle player and composer of tunes with Brian also married to Fiona. They recorded this CD in late 1998, prior to a ‘world tour’. I don’t know if it’s commercially available. Some notes

The Cliffs of Moher/Fr.Kelly’s Farewell - jigs, second tune by Seán Ryan
Huntingtone Castle - Scottish air
Gooseberry Fair/The Trip to Port - reels both by Seán Ryan
Thugamar Féin an Samhradh Linn - song
Dick Gossip’s Reel/Thornton’s - reels
Castlekelly/Winnie Hayes - jigs
St.Cecilia’s Hornpipe/Frank McCollam’s - hornpipes by Fr PJ Kelly & Frank McCollam
An Raibh Tú ag an cCarraig - song
Carolan’s Welcome
The Dunmore Lasses/The Reel of Rio - reels
The Newlyweds Waltz - by L.MacKenzie
Down by the Sally Gardens - song
The Killavil Jig/Fr.Quinn’s/The Wheels of the World - jigs, second one by Seán Ryan
Redican’s/A Tune for the Road - reels, second one by Seán Ryan

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