New Ships A Sailing (reel)
This is a Fermanagh tune from the repertoire of legendary fiddle and flute duo, Mick Hoy and Eddie Duffy. It was recorded by Frankie Kennedy on one of Altan’s early recordings, and most recently by Laurence Nugent on Hidden Fermanagh Vol.1.
It’s on page 97 of the Hidden Fermanagh book. The notes point out the relation of this tune to Speed the Plough: https://thesession.org/tunes/1737
New Ships Are Sailing
Watch Harry Bradley play the tune: http://source.pipers.ie/Media.aspx?mediaId=5112&categoryId=226
The second tune is Fermanagh fiddler Peter Flanagan’s version of Down the Broom, first recorded by Cathal McConnell.