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Episode 83: SMASH HITS 2020 (PART 3)

Episode 83: SMASH HITS 2020 (PART 3)

Update: 2021-01-04


A bit of beach time, and the third of our compilations from the year of 2020. Featuring Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Una Monaghan, Jason Rouse, Emma Lewis, Joanie Madden, Rita Farrell, Daithí Gormley, James Keane, Tara Howley, Sean Lally, Cathy Custy, Hajime Takahashi, Catherine McEvoy, Ciaran Kelly, Cameron Mather, Áine Tyrrell, Sean Mathews, Liam Thomas Bailey, Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Tola Custy and Tola Custy live with Ado Barker.

The tunes (I think we've got 'em all...)

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh - Kitty Lie Over

Una Monaghan - Nana Nora's and The Clean Player

Jason Rouse - The Famous Ballymote / Scotch Mary

Emma Lewis - Dwyer's Jig / O'Sullivan's March / untitled jig

Joanie Madden - The Cat's Meow

Rita Farrell - The Happy Days of Youth and Colonel Rodgers' (often known as McKenna's 1 & 2)

Daithí Gormley - Last Night's Fun

James Keane - tunes to bring his father back for a visit - Tom Ward's Downfall, Farewell to Erin (from the playing of Paddy O'Brien) and Dillon's Fancy

Tara Howley - The Legacy/Paidín Ó Raifeartaigh

Sean Lally - The May Morning Dew / Humours of Ballyloughlin

Cathy Custy - A Jig and the Cliffs of Moher

Hajime Takahashi - Unnamed Tune

Catherine McEvoy - Bánchnoic Éireann Ó

Ciaran Kelly - The Showman's Fancy and The Galway Hornpipe.

Cameron Mather - Fergal O’Gara’s / The Bag of Spuds / The Boys of ‘45

Áine Tyrrell - In This House

Sean Mathews - Welcome to Ballsgrove

Liam Thomas Bailey - The Broken Parts + The Maids of Mitchelstown

Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin - The Deepest Breath

Rita Farrell - The Drunken Gauger / The Humours of Ballingarry / The Girl From the Big House

Tola Custy - Love at the Ending


Tola Custy with Ado Barker - The Broken Pledge/The Porthole of the Kelp/Jenny's Welcome to Charlie

Our heartfelt thanks go outto everyone who's supported the podcast over the past year with emails, chats, words of encouragement and suggestions. And to the musicians.

Seriously - without you all, we wouldn't be doing this. All the best from us to you for 2021. Hang in there.


Darren and Dom


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Episode 83: SMASH HITS 2020 (PART 3)

Episode 83: SMASH HITS 2020 (PART 3)

Darren O'Mahony, Dominic Black