Pre–St. Patrick’s Day 2016

The program for March 12, 2016, featured a wealth of Irish music.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Liam Weldon The Blue Tar Road Dark Horse on the Wind (Mulligan)
Tommy Potts The Blackbird The Liffey Banks (Claddagh)
Joe Heaney Róisín Dubh The Best Of...From My Tradition (Shanachie)
Matt Dean The Coolin Trasna na Farraíge (s/p)
Joey Abarta Dear Irish Boy Swimming Against the Falls (s/p)
Music Under Announcements
Nightnoise Something of Time; Toys Not Ties Something of Time (Windham Hill)
Kevin Burke (with Jackie Daly) The Star of Munster / John Stenson’s No. 2 If the Cap Fits (Green Linnet)
Noel Hill and Tony MacMahon The Humours of Castlefin I gCnoc na Graí (Gael-Linn)
Cran Toss the Feathers Music from the Edge of the World (Black Rose)
Dervish The Corner House The Thrush in the Storm (Whirling Discs)
New Set
Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman, Noillag Casey, and Máire Ní Chathasaigh Wild Goose Chase Heartstring Sessions (Old Bridge Music)
Nuala Kennedy The New Shoes The New Shoes (New Shoe / Compass)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
The Gloaming Song 44 The Gloaming (Brassland)
Diana Rowan The Rhapsodist The Bright Knowledge (s/p)
Nuala Kennedy Thíos Cois na Trá Tune In (Compass)
Solas Lay Me Down All These Years (THL)
New Set
Maggie Boyle The Green Linnet Won’t You Come Away (WildGoose)
Mick McAuley, Winifred Horan, and Colm O Caoimh Charlie Darwin Sailing Back to You (s/p)
Ronan Browne An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? (Were You at Carrick?) The Wynd You Know (Claddagh)
Séan Tyrrell Lilia’s Crush / The Humour of Aine The Orchard (Longwalk Music)
New Set
Cathy Jordan The Road I Go All the Way Home (Blix Street)
Melanie O’Reilly Bríd Óg Ní Mháille House of the Dolphins (Mistletoe Music)
Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman, Noillag Casey, and Máire Ní Chathasaigh Among the Heather Heartstring Sessions (Old Bridge Music)
New Set
Cathie Ryan May the Road Rise to Meet You Through Wind and Rain (Mo Leanbh)
Dáithí Sproule (faded under) Patty’s Tune A Heart Made of Stone (Green Linnet)