Thirty-five recordings of a tune named
The Bloom Of Youth

Also known as The Downshire, Dr. Taylor’s Favourite, Geogahan’s, Tansey’s, Tansey’s Favourite.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Lucky In Love (lots of times), Billy Brocker’s (a few times), The Heather Breeze (a few times), The Hunter’s House (a few times), Molloy’s Favourite (a few times), The Road To Cashel (a few times), Sporting Paddy (a few times), The Templehouse (a few times), Aggie Whyte’s, Colonel Rodgers’ Favourite, The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Dancers Delight, Drogheda Bay, Farewell To Gurteen, The Girl Who Broke My Heart, The Grand Spey, Green Garters, The Green Groves Of Erin, The Happy Bloom Of Youth, The Hare’s Paw, Jenny’s Folly, Jimmy Batty’s, John Dwyer’s, John McKenna’s, The Jolly Tinker, Kiss The Maid Behind The Barrel, Lad O’Beirne’s, The Leitrim Bucks, McGovern’s Favourite, Micho Russell’s, Miss McLeod’s, The New Custom House, Paddy Taylor’s, The Providence, Sailing In, The Sally Gardens, The Spike Island Lasses, The Stoney Steps, The Swallowtail, Tom Ward’s Downfall, The Union.

  1. A Tribute To John McKenna by Mick Woods
  2. At First Light by Michael McGoldrick And John McSherry
  3. Back In Town by Paddy Killoran
  4. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 11 by Matt Cunningham
  5. Down The Back Lane by Chulrua
  6. Festival Of Traditional Irish Music by Various Artists
  7. Fort Of The Jewels by Brian McNamara
  8. Going Nowhere Fast by Richard Neylon, Fergal Scahill, David Howley & Eimhin Cradock
  9. His Original Recordings by John McKenna
  10. In Good Company - The Very Best Of by Kevin Burke
  11. Irish Traditional Music by Kevin Taylor
  12. Irish Violin and Accordion Mid Century Irish Music in New York by Jackie Roche and Timmy Cronin
  13. Irlande (Live) by Frankie Gavin, Arty McGlynn & Aidan Coffey
  14. Lamh Ar Lamh (Many Hands) CD 1 by Various Artists
  15. Last Night’s Fun by John Carty
  16. Like Magic by Todd Denman And Bill Dennehy
  17. Masters Of Tradition by Various Artists
  18. Memories Of Clare by Bobby Gardiner
  19. Open the Door for Three by Liz Knowles, Pat Broaders, Kieran O’Hare
  20. Over The Edge by Moher
  21. Pathway To The Well by Matt Molloy, John Carty & Arty McGlynn
  22. Some Foriegn Land by Colcannon
  23. The bloom of youth by Childsplay
  24. The Flute Players Of Roscommon - Vol 1 by Various Artists
  25. The Leitrim Equation 2 by Various Artists
  26. The Music And Life Of John McKenna (The Buck From The Mountain) - Disc 2 by John McKenna
  27. The Phantom Shadows Of A Connaught Fire (2 Of 3) by Seamus Tansey
  28. The Pride Of Fermanagh by Kevin Loughlin
  29. The Sound Of Ireland - 2nd CD of 4 by Various Artists
  30. The Sweets of May/Aoibhneas na Bealtaine: The Céilí Band Era, Music & Dance of South Armagh by Various Artists
  31. The Wyndy Turn by Dan Healy And Ciaran O’Raghallaigh
  32. Tus Maith by Drantan
  33. Up Close by Kevin Burke
  34. Wait for Me by O’Malley’s March
  35. Within A Mile O’ Jamestown by Mick Mulvey