Video Clips

#222-6 Templeglantine Céilí Band

Many of West Limerick’s musicians are featured in the Templeglantine Céilí Band, including fiddle player Aine O’Connor, wife of Francis O’Connor featured earlier in the programme. Another member of the band who played this hornpipe is Síobhán Ní Chonnaráin who has produced many Comhaltas tour concerts in recent years. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#222-5 Dónal Murphy and John Larkin

Accordion player Dónal Murphy from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick is well-known as a member of the group “4 Men And A Dog”, which also includes Gerry ‘Banjo’ O’Connor. Together with banjo player John Larkin from Templeglantine, Dónal plays a selection of reels: “Seán Ryan’s”, “Tear the Calico” and “The Sailor’s Bonnet”. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#222-4 Francis O'Connor

One of the highlights of the 2007 Munster Fleadh was the concert which featured many of the great West Limerick artists from over the decades. The famous Seán Ó Sé was “Fear a’ Tí” for the night and here he introduces one of West Limerick’s outstanding flute players: Francis O’Connor from Ardagh. Francis plays two reels - the first he learned from the playing of Paddy Taylor and the second he associates with Co. Sligo. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#217-5 Donie O'Sullivan and Donie Nolan

The Munster Fleadh Cheoil 2007 takes place in Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick 20th to 22nd of July. One of the special features of the Fleadh is a concert featuring many of West Limerick’s outstanding musicians and singers over the decades. The concert will be held on Wednesday 18th July at Courtenay Lodge Hotel, Newcastlewest and will be recorded by ComhaltasLive. Fleadh information at Concert flute player Donie O’Sullivan from Carrigkerry and button accordionist Donie Nolan from Kilcoleman are two of the many artists taking part. This is a selection of jigs played by them in January 2005. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#217-4 Castleconnell Céilí Band

Taking 3rd place in the Munster Fleadh 2005, the Castleconnell/Ahane CCÉ Céilí Band from Limerick included this hornpipe in their selection. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#215-5 Eibhlín Ní Ealaithe in the U18 Fiddle

An Ed Reavy composisiton “In Memory of Coleman” (reel) played in the Under-18 fiddle competition by Eibhlín Ní Ealaithe from Templeglantine CCÉ Co. Limerick. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live) Original Link -

#214-1 Duet with Louise Mulcahy and Oisin MacDiarmada

A concert flute and fiddle duet by Louise Mulcahy (West Limerick) and Oisín MacDiarmada (Sligo), as they play a selection of reels. Louise and Oísín were tutors at Scoil Éigse 2006. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live)

#201-3 The Green Island Hornpipe

Arrangement of a hornpipe, “The Green Island” also from the O’Neill collection and danced by Teresa Sheehan (Limerick) and Cathal McGarrigle (Offaly) and Eamonn Moloney (Tipperary). Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live)

#199-4 Máiréad Corridan

From Templeglantine CCÉ, Co. Limerick, Máiréad Corridan plays two reels on concertina: “Paddy Lynn’s Delight” and “Kiss the Maid Behind the Barrel”. Harp accompaniment is by Nadia Markey. Video Rights - Willie Fogarty (Comhaltas Live)