Audio samples from local & overseas Irish events
 
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Tionol 2008 sound samples are over on this page

Below you will find the sound samples from the 2006 Tionol in Seattle
The tionol, sponsored bi-annually by the Seattle Irish Pipers, includes
instrumental, language & dance lessons plus a fantastic wrap up concert.
Here's a few Seattle Irish Pipers 2006 Tionol audio samples:

   

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Leo MacNamara & Dave Cory 1.8Mb mp3  
    
  greennote.gif (1081 bytes)Tom Creegan & Dale Russ 1.8Mb mp3 
               

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Johnny B Connolly, Dave Cory, 
Joe Shimmer, & Alicia Guinn 1.8Mb mp3
 

 

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Eliot Grasso  
1.8Mb mp3
 
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 2004 Seattle Irish Pipers Tionol sound samples
  

greennote.gif (1081 bytes) Joe McKenna - Tribute to Teacher 
Leo Rowsome 265K mp3
 
greennote.gif (1081 bytes) Dave Power - the Foxchase 
150Kb mp3 file
  
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Paddy Maloney of the Chieftains performing 
at the Ennis Trad Fest ( in Co Clare Ireland)
greennote.gif (1081 bytes)at the Ennis Trad Fest 1.4M mp3


Paddy accompanying Paul Brock & Enda Scahill
greennote.gif (1081 bytes) Paddy & Paul Ennis trad Fest concert 1M mp3 
  
  
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 Ceili's are easy to learn country folk dances - similar to line dancing.
Great fun for the entire family.  Hope you enjoy these Vashon, WA ceili audio samples

w/Kathleen O'Grady Graham calling and Lark in the Dark Band 
 


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Bonfire Dance sample (2 Mb  mp3)
 

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Haymaker's Jig audio( 1.3 Mb mp3)

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Fairy Reel audio (300Kb mp3)
 
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 For a bit more adventure - checkout Irish Set Dancing.
These are lively Irish square dances w/lots of fun battering footwork.
 
For faster modems, its Pat O'Dea's Set Dance Workshop Feb 04
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Set Dance sample   (approx 1.1 Mbyte mp3)

 
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  Here's a set dance 
audio sample from the 
Ennis Trad Fest
The busy feet are
"battering" in the 
Caledonian Set Dance

Live Music provided by the 
Four Courts Ceili band

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(1.3Mb mp3 file)
   
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        And there's more samples on the next page ->
  
 

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