Copperplate Podcast 213
presented by Alan O’Leary
July  2017

 1. Paddy Glackin:   Top It Off.     Glackin
2. Willie Clancy:    
The Connaught Heifers/Corney Is Coming.   The Gold Ring    
3. Marcas O’Murchu:   The Boy in the Gap/The Boy in the Boat/The Boy on the Hilltop . Tuaras Ceoil
4.  Mary Bergin: The Lady in the Island/The Concert Reel/The Hut in the Bog. Feadoga Stain
            Noel Hill:   Ask My Father/The Boys of Bluehill.     Irish Concertina 2
            Frankie Gavin:            Miss Langford’s Reel/The Tailor’s Thimble.   Fierce Traditional
5. Tommy Guihen: The Navvy On The Shore/Peg McGrath’s/McFadden’s. The Torn Jacket
6. Tim Dennehy:        
I Know What I Am Missing                  Old Boots & Flying  Sandals
7. Ben & Charlie Lennon:      The Enchanted Lady/The Holy Land.  The Natural Bridge
8. Jackie Daly:                         The Glen Cottage Polkas..                   Jackie Daly
9. Mick Mulvey:         The Quarrelsome Piper/Lad O’Beirne’s. Bridging The Gap
Karen Ryan: Kitty’s Rambles/Kitty of Oulart/An Rogaire Dubh. The Coast Road
10. McCarthy Family: The Gold Ring. The Family Album
11. Rita Gallagher:     On The Banks of a River                     The Heathery Hills
12.  Tommy Guihen:  Killyglass Lakes/Mouse in the Cupboard/The Fisherman’s Jig.     The Torn Jacket
13. Catherine & John McEvoy: Within A Mike of Dublin/Patsy Touhy’s. The Kilmore Fancy
14. Bobby & Sean Casey:      Farewell to Miltown/Star of Munster. Spirit of West Clare


  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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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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Copperplate Podcast 200    
presented by Alan O’Leary
June  2016

1. Paddy Glackin:Top It Off. Glackin
2. LeCheile:    Seanamhach Tube Station/Jui’s/Munster Buttermilk.   Out of the West
3. Donal Clancy:      Rosin The Bow.              Songs of A Roving Blade
4. Brid Harper:        Jig for Johnny/Finn From Fairymount.          Brid Harper
5. Goitse:                Serendipity.                Inspired by Chance
6. Tony MacMahon:  Poll Halpenny/Mrs Galvin’s/College Groves. MacMahon From Clare
7. Catherine McEvoy: McGovern’s/Casagh Reel/Martin Ansboro’s. The Home Ruler
8. Goitse:             Ireland’s Green Shore.           Inspired By Chance
9. Tommy McCarthy & Louise Costelle: Dermot McLaughlan’s/Tom Busby’s/The Stolen Purse. Grace Bay
10. Leonar Barry:        Kitty Got A Clinking/Sarah’s Reel/The Bogcarrot.   New Road
11. London Lasses     The Flower of Sweet Strabane.    The One I Loved The Best
12. Bobby Casey:       Colonel Fraser/Toss The Feathers.  The Spirit of West Clare
13. Rig The Jig:         Lark in the Morning/Humours of Ballyloughlin. Live in Dublin
14. Paddy Glackin:   Top It Off/The Sunny Banks.    Glackin

Copperplate Podcast 193 presented by me Alan O’Leary is now available.

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The CDs for all these tracks are available to purchase by clicking on the links below to the individual CD.

1. Gerry Diver:           The Bath Set.                                               Diversions 
2. Danu:
                    From Kerry to Donegal.                                Buan
3. Seamus Begley & Jim Murray:   The Mountains of Pomeroy.  Eiri go Lae
4. Danny Meehan
:     Kitty Shan’s Barndance/Jamesy Byrne’s Downfall. Navvy on the Shore
5. Rita Gallagher:      Sweet Iniscarra.                                  The May Morning Dew
John Regan:    Mulqueeny’s Hornpipe.                      Let Down The Blade
6. Paddy Keenan:       Dunphy’s/High Level HP.                    Paddy Keenan
7. Michael Coleman:  The Boys of the Lough.                       Michael Coleman 1891 – 1945
8. Fleadh:                   
The Tree of Oak.                                 The Peacock’s Feather
9. We Banjo 3:            The Bunch of Green Rushes/Salt Creek. Live in Galway
10. Niamh Ni Charra
: The Iron Man/1st Century Reel.         Happy Out