A popular set of lively and spirited polkas from 19th Century Ireland - heard in many Irish traditional music pub sessions - performed by whistle, guitar and fiddle. Egan's Polka leads into Maurice Manley's Polka at 0:49. 100% live performance.
A gentle, warm and very Irish sounding arrangement of this traditional Celtic / English ballad. Irish flute, acoustic guitar, soft strings. Romantic, homely, wistful, nostalgic and a very beautiful melody that everybody knows and loves.
A real Irish Party track. Traditional Irish drinking song from many an Irish pub. Upbeat, happy, dancing party mood. Irish whistle, fiddle, dobro, accordion, guitars and a rhythm section consisting of Bodhran, spoons, hand claps and tamborine.
Peaceful, pictoral music from a beautiful fantasy world. Harp, hand drums and strings. Suitable as music for tales of an ancient world of wonder and magic.
Fun, upbeat and lively Irish double jig set. Connaughtman's Rambles opens with banjo, while fiddle joins in at 0:29. The tune leads into My Darling Asleep at 0:58 at which point guitar and bodhran join in. 100% live performance.
Upbeat and lively traditional Irish tune. Banjo, fiddle and bodhran join together in a popular Irish hornpipe set. The first tune is called "Harvest Home" which then leads into Boys of Bluehill at 1:40 when the guitar enters.
The Chaffpool Post tune leading into the Hills of Tara (at 1:31) - both are popular barn dances from around 19th Century Ireland. Light, happy and upbeat, this set of tunes are heard often in Irish traditional pub sessions. 100% live performance.
A popular set of beautiful and proud sounding Irish traditional hornpipes from the 1850 collection "O'Neill's Music of Ireland", played by whistle, guitar, bodhran and fiddle. Begins with Dunphy's Hornpipe and leads into Stack of Barley.
A traditional Irish double jig (Haste to the Wedding) which moves into slip Jig (Kitty Come Down to Limerick) at 1:00. Pounding bodhran drives both spirited jigs which are played by fiddle and mandolin. 100% live performance.