Copperplate Podcast 212    
presented by Alan O’Leary
June  2017

  1. Paddy Glackin:    Top It Off.      Glackin
2. Le Cheile:   
Seanamhach Tube Station/Jui’s/Munster Buttermilk.  Out Of The West    
  3. Micheal O’Raghallaigh:   The Stoney Steps/Hut In The Bog/Merry Days of Easter . The Nervous Man
4. Rita Gallagher:       Erin’s Green Shore.      The Heathery Hills
  5. Mick O’Brien & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh:   The Lass of Caracastle/MorningDew/Geese in the Bog.
Deadly Buzz
6. Donncha O’Brien:  The Maple Leaf/Man of Arran.          Irish Music on Tin Whistle
7. Mick Sands:   The Slaves Lament.    The Ominous &  The Luminous
8. Willie Clancy:  
The West Wind/ Sean Reid’s.   The Gold Ring
McCarthy Family: An Buachail Dreoite/Kitty Got A Clinking. The Family Album
Bobby & Sean Casey:    Farewell to Miltown/Star of Munster.   Spirit of West Clare
9. Des Donnelly:    The Spey in Spate/Bonnie Kate.   Remember Des Donnelly
10. Eilis Kennedy:    The Elk River Dam.   Westward
      Brendan Hendry & Jonny Toman: The Crosses of Annagh/Cousin Sally Brown.  Living Roots
11. Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn:   Connie The Soldier/Humours of Ballingarry/Moloney’s Wife.
Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn  
12.  Kevin Crawford:  Repeal of the Union/The Ivy Leaf/Hut In The Bog. Carrying The Tune
13. Des Donnelly:  The Flogging Reel/Maud Miller/Sean Maguire’s.   Remember Des Donnelly

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Copperplate Podcast 211
presented by Alan O’Leary
May 2017

1. Paddy Glackin: Top It Off. Glackin
2. London Lasses: Humours of Castlefinn/Eileen O’Brien’s/The Enchanted Lady. Enchanted Lady
3. Garry Walsh: The Cross Legged Tailor/Under The Throsel/Eileen Fahy’s . Uncovered
4. Tyrrell/Glackin/Browne: The Quaker’s Meeting. So The Story Goes
5. Maurice Lennon: The Road to Garrison/The Blackberry Blossom.The Little Ones
6. Micheal & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh: Throw It Across The Road/Maid in the Cherry Tree/Jenny Picking Cockles.
Comb Your Hair & Curl It
7. Cillian Vallely: Sinead Maire’s. The Raven’s Rock
8. Rita Gallagher: The Lowlands of Holland. The Heathery Hills
9. Kevin Crawford: Travels Thru Blarney/Come West Along the Road. Carry The Tune
10. Eilis Kennedy: The Hills of Isle au Haut. Westward
Brendan McAuley: The Pennyview Windmill/The 3 Kings. The McCartneys of Pennyburn
11. The Hydes: Cooper’s. Green & Blue

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 Copperplate Podcast 210  
presented by Alan O’Leary
April  2017

1. Paddy Glackin:    Top It Off.   Glackin
2.Noel Hill & Tony MacMahon:       
Humours of Castlefinn/Templehouse. Knock na Gree   
 3. John Carty & Brian Rooney:   Bunch of Green Rushes/Stone in the Field/Corry . At Complete Ease
4. . Eilis Kennedy:       The Saucy Sailor.     Westward
 5. Johnny Connolly:   The New Mown Meadow/Boil The Breakfast Early.   An Mileoidean Scaoilte
6. Mick O’Brien:  Statia Donnelly’s/I Will If I Can/Patsy Geary’s.   May Morning Dew
7. Micheal O’RaghallaighStoney Steps/The Hut In The Bog/Merry Days of Easter.  The Nervous Man
8. Andrew Murray:
                Castle Garden.                        Hell or High Water
Peter McAlinden:
The Piper Thru The Meadow Straying.  Happy to Meet, Sorry To Part
9. Ben Lennon & Friends:      The Primrose Polka.       The Natural Bridge
10. Billy Clifford:        The Blue Ribbon Polkas 2+1Echoes of Sliabh Luachra
11. Damien O’Brien & Oliver Loughlin: Kitty Gone A Milking/The Factory Turn/The Smiling Lady.
The Factory Turn
10 Rita Gallagher:      Erin’s Green Shore.                 The Heathery Hills
11, Mick O’Brien & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh:  Aoibhinn Cronan/The Hopstores/Lily of the Valley.
Deadly Buzz    
12: John Regan & Paddy Glackin: The Maid At The Spinning Wheel/ A Visit to Ireland. Let Down The Blade
13. Teada:
   Bonnie Ann/John Kelly’s/The Boy In The Boat.    Inne Amarach

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Copperplate Podcast 209
presented by Alan O’Leary
March 2017

1. Paddy Glackin: Top It Off. Glackin
2.Teada: Lady Montgomery/Follow Me Down/Give The Girl Her 4pPence/Tie The Bonnett. Inne Amarach
3. Oisin MacDiarmada: Jackson’s Morning Brush/Rambling Pitchfork. On The Fiddle
4. Rita Gallagher: The Heathery Hills. The Heathery Hills
Kathleen Loughnane: The Battle of Aughrim. Harp to Heart
5. Donncha O’Briain: The Maple Leaf/The Man of Arran. Donncha O’Briain
6. Tim Dennehy: Be Still As You Are Beautiful. Old Shoes & Flying Sandals
7. Teada: Sarah’s Delight/Paddy Sean Nancy’s/The Ireland We Knew/The Ewe Reel. Inne Amarach
8. Gerry O’Connor: Thomond Bridge/Sean Ryan’s HP. No Place Like Home
9. Eamonn Cotter: Galway Bay/The Acrobat. Flute Music From Clare
10. Mulcahy Family: The Rolling Hills of Brosna/Colonel McBain. The Reel Note
11, Mick O’Brien & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh: The Lass of Carracastle/The Morning Dew/Geese In The Bog. Deadly Buzz:
12. Eilis Kennedy: The Elk Bay Dam. Westward
Brendan Hendry & Jonny Toman:The Fall/Heartlands/The Gent. Living Roots
13. Teada: Jamsey Gannon’s/McDermott’s/Over The Moor To Peggy. Inne Amarach

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Copperplate Podcast 208           
presented by Alan O’Leary
February  2017

1. Paddy Glackin:   Top It Off.     Glackin
2. Mick Conneely & David Munnelly:
The Jolly Tinker/The Yellow Tinker/The Longford Collector. ‘Tis What It Is
3. Patsy Hanley:        Ah Surely/Martin Wynne’s.    2nd Jimmy McHugh Concert
4. Mick O’Brien & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh:
An Buailteoir Aerach/The Enchanted Lady/The Holy Land. Deadly Buzz
5. Deirdre Scanlan:    Down By Blackwaterside.  2nd Jimmy McHugh Concert
Mick O’Brien & Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh:
Aoibhinn Cronan/The Hopstores/Lily of the Valley. Deadly Buzz
6. Tony MacMahon & James Kelly:  
College Groves/The Floggin’ Reel. MacMahon From Clare
7. Donal Clancy:  Rosin The Bow.    Songs of A Roving Blade
8. Brid Harper: Mrs Carroll’s Strathspey/Marquis of Huntly/Beautiful Gortree. Brid Harper
9. Catherine McEvoy:
  The Curskeagh Lasses/Billy Brocker’s. The Home Ruler
10. Niamh Dunne: 
Foxy Devil.          Portraits
            Brendan Hendry & Jonny Toman:The Crosses of Annagh/Cousin Sally Brown. Living Roots
11. The Hydes:  Muddy Water. Green & Blue
Goitse:  Chance.    Inspired By Chance
12, Brian Conway: The Peeler’s Jacket/Lucy Campbell/Humours of Westport. Consider The Source
13. Donncha O’Briain & Family:
Tom Martin/Green Fields of Rossbeigh/Jenny Picking Cockles.  Donnacha O’Briain

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  Copperplate Podcast 207  
presented by Alan O’Leary

            January  2017

1. Paddy Glackin: Top It Off.     Glackin
2.Island Eddy:  
Larry Redigan’s/The Leitrim Lilter.    Island Eddy
            Christy O’Leary & Bert DeivertGreen Grow The Laurel.  Songs Sweet Caress
 3. Niamh Nic Charra:  Wade Hampton’s/The Nightingale.    From Both Sides  
4. Catherine McEvoy:  McGovern’s/The Casagh Reel/Martin Ansboro’s. The Home Ruler
            Padraic O’Reilly:  Madame Bonaparte.  Down The Ivory Stairs 
5. Tommy Peoples:  Imelda Roland’s/I Am Waiting For You.  Recorded At Fiddler’s Hearth
6. Rita Gallagher:     The Wounded Hussar.         The May Morning Dew
            Tommy Keane & Jacqueline McCarthy: Repeal of the Union/My Sweetheart Jane.
  The Wind Among The Reeds
7. Eileen O’Brien & Lar Gavin: 
Cutting The Hay/The Smiling Lady
  2nd Jimmy McHugh Concert
8. The Hydes: 
Green & Blue/Land’s End.    Green & Blue
9. Raw Bar Collective:  Joe Burke’s  /The Upperchurch/The Lonesome. Millhouse Measures
10. Cillian & Niall VallelyThe Old Bush/Pretty Girls of Mayo/The Tinker’s Reel/Miss McDonald.
Callan Bridge

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Copperplate Podcast 206
presented by Alan O’Leary
December  2016

1. Paddy Glackin:   Top It Off.     Glackin
2.We Banjo 3:
Martin Wynn’s 2 +1/The Coalminer’s Reel.   Roots of the Banjo Tree
3. Garry Walsh:The Cross Legged Tailor/Under The Tholsel/Eileen Fahy’s.   Uncovered
 4. Norah Rendell:  Pretty Susan.      Spinning Yarns
            Cillain Vallely:  The Boys of Ballycastle.    The Raven’s Rock
5. The Mulcahy Family:         Stack of Wheat/Nellie, Your Favour I’ll Not Gain. The Reel Note
6. Fleadh:     Tree of Life.        The Peacock’s Feather
            Brid Harper               The Flower of Sweet Strabane/Greenfields of Glentown/Farewell to Ireland/
Flower of Sweet Strabane.
  Brid Harper
7. Mick O’Connor & Tony Smith: The Quarrellsome Piper/Scully Casey’s. Doorways & Windowsills
8. Danu:    The Willow Tree         Buan
            Goitse:    Serendipity.     Inspired By Chance
8. Cillain Vallely:     
Clifton Road/The Dead Rabbit.   The Raven’s Rock.
9. The Hydes:         
Rivers Run.    Green & Blue
10. We Banjo 3:       Happiness.    String Theory
11. Paddy Glackin: Top It Off/The Sunny Banks.    Glackin

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Copperplate Podcast 205
presented by Alan O’Leary
November  2016

1. Paddy Glackin:     Top It Off.       Glackin
The Dash to Portobello/McFarley’s Reel/Geegan’s.
The Boston Edge
3. Brid Harper:  The Road to Hughie’s/The Beech Treel.  Brid Harper
4. Andrew Murray:   Little Miss Kelly.    Hell or High Water
            John Regan:  The Waltz from Coppelia.    Let Down the Blade
5. Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh:  The Leaving of Limerick.  The Small Hours
            Garry Walsh:   The Road to Naul/Laughing Molly.    Uncovered
6.Micheal O’Raghallaigh: The Quilty Shore/Grogan’s/Kitty’s Rambles.  The Nervous Man
7. John McEvoy & Gay McQueon: The Humours of Carrigaholt/The Aconry Lasses/The Hairy Chested Frog. Trad Irish Fiddle
8. Nancy Costello:
Tripping to the Well/ Kiss Behind the Door/Dark Girl Dressed in Blue.
Draoicht na Feadoige
            Jackie Daly:   The Glin Cottage Polkas.  Jackie Daly
9. Tyrrell/Glackin/Browne:  
Dan O’Hara/The Cat That Kittled/Errigal Reel/Black Mare of Fannad.
And So  The Story Goes
10. Eileen O’Brien & Lar Gavin:The Shores of Lough Gowna/Tom McCarthy’s. 2nd Jimmy McHugh Concert
11. Hendry/Mulholland/McSherry: Fox on the town/In The Tap Room/Belfast Traveller. Tuned Up
12. Dave Munnelly & Mick Conneely:
New Mown Meadow/Big JohnMcNeil/The Silver Spire. ‘Tis What It Is

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Copperplate Podcast 204
presented by Alan O’Leary
October  2016

1. Paddy Glackin: Top It Off.   Glackin
2.Karen Ryan:
The Galway Reel/The Musical Priest/Sailor on the Rock. The Coast Road
3. Mick Mulvey & Brian Rooney: The Primrose Lass/Cregg’s Pipes/
Tom Ward’s Downfall.
Within A Mile of Jamestown
4. London Lasses:  The Flower of Sweet Strabane. The One  l Loved So Well
            Damien Mullane: The Orphan.   13
5. Mick O’Connor:     The Humours of Miltown/Hole in the Hedge/Seamus Cooley’s.
Doorways & Windowsills
            John Bowe: The Downfall of Paris.  John Bowe
6.James Carty:  The Caucus/Peter Flanagan’s. Upon My Soul
7. Brid Harper.  The Diamond/Reel Joe Bouchard House.  Brid Harper
            Mulcahy Family: Forget Me Not/McHugh’s/The Missing Reel. The Reel Note
8. Mary MacNamara & Sorcha Costello:
The Steampacket/Lady’s Cup of Tea/Humours of Scariff.
Lady’s Cup of Tea
9. Caladh Nua:  
The Windmill Set.          Happy Days
10. Peter Mc Alinden: The Concert Reel/Michael Dwyer’s.   Happy to Meet
11. Bobby Gardner:    Laird of Drumblair/The Green Mountain The High Level
12. Le Cheile:
The Brook Reel/The Offaly Reel/Castle Kelly/Maids of Castlebar.
Out of the West

Delighted to report that several Copperplate artists have been recognized and won these prestigious awards.

TG4 (Ireland’s Gaelic TV Service) Amrhanai ni Blianna 2017 (singer of the Year) Rita Gallagher “The Livies”
Michelle & Louise Mulcahy The Reel Note Female Musicians of the Year
Chicago Irish American News:
Female Musicians of the Year “The Livies”
The Hydes: Best New Group
Chicago Irish American News:
Best New Group “The Livies”
We Banjo 3: Concert of the Year

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