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Session in Thady Casey’s Home, Annagh, Mullagh
Musicians: Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay, uilleann pipes & tin whistle; Thady Casey, Annagh, Mullagh, fiddle; Martin Talty, Miltown Malbay, uilleann pipes & tin whistle; Christy Dixon, Mullagh, tin whistle.
Singers: Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay; Paddy Joe McMahon, Miltown Malbay; Dick ? Mullagh


Recorded in Thady Casey’s home (probably)
Date of recording unknown, c.1970
Source of tape: John Joe Healy
John Joe Healy Collection Tape 36

Willie Clancy
Thady Casey
Martin Talty
Paddy Joe McMahon


Willie Clancy (WC), Thady Casey (TC); Martin Talty (MT); Christy Dixon (CD); Paddy Joe McMahon (PJM); Dick ? (D)


1. Slide: Chase Me Charlie (fragment) (.01 - .07) (WC)
2. Reel: Steampacket (fragment) (.19 - .55) (WC)
3. Reel: Star of Munster (.59 – 2.09) (WC)
4. Air: Slievenamon (2.22 – 3.51) (WC)
5. Reel: Sally Gardens (4.03 – 5.13) (WC)
6. Song: Seán South of Garryowen (5.20 – 8.08) (D)
7. Jig: Pipe on the Hob (8.11 – 9.16) (MT)
8. Reel: Boys of the Lough (9.18 – 10.10) (MT)
9. Song: The Gander’s Lament (10.14 – 12.21) (WC)
10. Jig: Billy O’Donnell’s (12.24 – 13.32) (TC)
11. Set Dance: Mount Famous Hunt (13.37 – 15.47) (TC)
12. Reel: Collier’s (15.50 – 17.00) (TC)
13. Song: Na Connerys (17.04 – 19.15) (PJM)
14. Jig: Rakes of Clonmel (19.21 – 20.29) (MT & WC)
15. Air: Cashel ? (20.35 – 22.09) (MT)
16. Air: Castle of Dromore (22.19 – 23.42) (CD & WC)
17. Reel: Galway Rambler (23.45 – 24.37) (CD & WC)
18. Jig: Brian O'Lynn (24.40 – 25.43) (CD & WC)
19. Reels (2): Ashplant/Gan ainm (25.45 – 27.26) (CD & WC)
20. Jig: Humours of Donnybrook (27.29 – 28.29) (CD & WC)
21. Hornpipe: Rights of Man (28.32 – 29.12) (CD & WC)
22. Song: Lovely Old Miltown (unfinished – end of tape) (29.18 – 30.43) (D)

 Martin Talty gives an oration at the graveside of Willie Clancy following his burial in January 1973 in Ballard Cemetery. On the left is Peter (Peadar) O'Loughlin. Photo Michael John Glynne

Martin Talty gives an oration at the graveside of Willie Clancy following his burial
in January 1973 in Ballard Cemetery. On the left is Peter (Peadar) O'Loughlin.
Photo by Michael John Glynne © Clare Local Studies Project.


Paddy Joe McMahon, image  Michael John Glynne Collection

Paddy Joe McMahon, 1974.
Photo Michael John Glynne © Clare Local Studies Project


Thady Casey & Martin Junior Crehan, late 1960s. Photographer unknown

Thady Casey & Martin 'Junior' Crehan, late 1960s. Photographer unknown.

 


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