Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Singing "MICHAEL" for the lads in Drea's pub
and playing a lovely air on the concertina


DREY'S PUB ,COPPENAGH. (Wednesday night session).

A session organised by Peter O Brien (banjo) Graiguenamanagh.


A great song about Nickey Rackard written by Tom Williams and sung here by Martin Codd.

Monday, April 25, 2011

LARRY KINSELLA (Concertina), from Camolin, Co. Wexford

Larry Kinsella’s debut album is a breath of fresh air from the over the top experimentation with sound that has become a given with so many new traditional music albums.

Low on ornamentation and high on skill, Larry Kinsella touches the heart. - Pearse Ó Caoimhe

Larry Kinsella - Concertina
Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh - Fiddle.
Kieran Munnelly - Flute.
Gavin Ralston - Guitar.
From the Camolin area of Co.Wexford, Larry got his interest in music from his father who was a box player with the Kinsella Family Ceili Band.
Larry's CD The Barley Grain can be bought here

Piercestown, Co. Wexford, concertina and accordion player PADDY HAYES now living in Co. Leitrim

Playing here with fiddle player Brian Rooney for an RTE programme.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Visit from Co. Clare

My niece, Patsy Lewis, from Crusheen Co. Clare, and her three daughters visited me during the week and we played some music.Patsy and Suzy on concertinas, Emma on fiddle and Catherine on bodhran. Myself on flute.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Ballindaggin accordion player John Redmond (now living in New York)

In a session with fiddle player Grainne Murphy
        and with singer Mary Courtney.


Sunday, April 10, 2011

MARY MOLLOY (New Ross and Isle of Man)

Mary can be spotted here playing in a session with Billy McComiskey and Joe Madden and others at a Comhaltas convention some years ago in the U.S.

Liam Lewis, Sean Tyrell, Mickaleen Conlon (R.I.P) and friends in session.

The late Shane Holden from Enniscorthy on guitar.


Johnny Bass, Mary Brogan, Seamus Brogan, Johnny Doyle and others provide entertainment at the music house.


Paul O Reilly & Helen Kirwan, sing "Pol and Nancy Hogan"

From  "THE POET'S DREAM" CD which can be got here ---http://scallta.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=70

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Fleadh cheoil na hEireann, Cavan, 2010. -- street sessions 4