Thirty-three 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), 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, Billy Brocker’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 Happy Bloom Of Youth, The Hare’s Paw, The Heather Breeze, 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, 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 by Frankie Gavin, Arty Mc Glynn And Aidan Coffey
  14. Lamh Ar Lamh (Many Hands) CD 1 by Various Artists
  15. Like Magic by Todd Denman And Bill Dennehy
  16. Masters Of Tradition by Various Artists
  17. Memories Of Clare by Bobby Gardiner
  18. Open the Door for Three by Liz Knowles, Pat Broaders, Kieran O’Hare
  19. Over The Edge by Moher
  20. Pathway To The Well by Matt Molloy, John Carty & Arty McGlynn
  21. Some Foriegn Land by Colcannon
  22. The bloom of youth by Childsplay
  23. The Flute Players Of Roscommon - Vol 1 by Various Artists
  24. The Leitrim Equation 2 by Various Artists
  25. The Music And Life Of John McKenna (The Buck From The Mountain) - Disc 2 by John McKenna
  26. The Phantom Shadows Of A Connaught Fire (2 Of 3) by Seamus Tansey
  27. The Pride Of Fermanagh by Kevin Loughlin
  28. The Sound Of Ireland - 2nd CD of 4 by Various Artists
  29. The Sweets of May/Aoibhneas na Bealtaine: The Céilí Band Era, Music & Dance of South Armagh by Various Artists
  30. The Wyndy Turn by Dan Healy And Ciaran O’Raghallaigh
  31. Up Close by Kevin Burke
  32. Wait for Me by O’Malley’s March
  33. Within A Mile O’ Jamestown by Mick Mulvey