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Session in Katty’s Bar, Mullagh
Musicians: Pat Crehan, Bonavella, Mullagh, flute; Michael Downes, Cloonlaheen West, Mullagh, fiddle; on some tracks, Jim McKee, Moy, fiddle


Recorded in Katty’s Bar, Mullagh, July 11, 1976
Recorded by Barry Taylor
BR Taylor Collection Tape 019 - 2


Michael Downes


1. Reels (2): Boys of Ballisodare/Hare’s Paw (.02 – 2.15)
2. Reels (3): Mamma's Pet/Bloom of Youth/Heathery Breeze (2.35 – 5.45)
3. Reels (3): Down the Broom/Gatehouse Maid/Ivy Leaf (5.58 – 9.26)
4. Reels (2): Old Torn Petticoat/Green Fields of America (9.29 – 12.16)
5. Reels (3): Kerry Reel/Morning Dew/Woman of the House (13.02 – 16.18)
6. Jigs (2): Apples in Winter/Trip to Sligo (16.54 – 19.22)
7. Reels (2): Five Mile Chase/Abbey Reel (19.25 – 21.22)
8. Reels (2): Jackie Coleman’s/Bucks of Oranmore (21.29 – 24.36)
9. Reel: John Dwyer's (24.47 – 25.57)
10. Reel: Salamanca (26.35 – 28.54)
11. Reels (2): Shaskeen/Molloy’ Favourite (29.02 – 31.46)
12. Reels (2): Paddy Murphy's Wife/Stony Steps (31.50 – 33.49)
13. Hornpipe: Blackbird (33.53 – 34.49)
14. Reel: Rakish Paddy (35.11 – 36.47)
15. Reels (3): Tarbolton/Longford Collector/Sailor’s Bonnet (37.09 – 40.50)
16. Reels (2): O’Rourke’s/Wild Irishman (41.08 – 42.07)
17. Set dance: Job of Journeywork (42.27 – 44.23)
18. Set dances (2): Rodney’s Glory/Mount Famous Hunt (44.28 – 47.28)

Michael Downes, photo Peter Laban

Michael Downes, 1999. Photo © Peter Laban



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