Copperplate Podcast 252 – Presented by Alan O’Leary brings you the latest podcast from that aficionado of Irish music, yes you guessed it, the one and only Mr. Alan O’Leary with his regular monthly instalment of Copperplate goodies.

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1DanuThe Garsun Who Beat His Father/Sean Maguire’s/Jimmy Kelly’s.  All Things Considered
2. Tommy Keane & Jacqueline McCarthy: 
Repeal of the Union/My Sweetheart Jane The Wind Among the Reeds
3. Sean Casey: Humours of Lissadell/Queen of May. Porthole of the Kelp
4. Mick Sands:  Autobiography. The Ominous & The Luminous
5. Caoimhin O’Fearghaill & Paddy Tutty: 
Tapping Toes/Father Kelly’s Farewell.  Flute & Fiddle
6. Seamus Ennis; Ask My Father.Pat Ward’s JigThe Best of Irish Piping
7. Hanz Araki & Kathryn Claire: In Dulci Jubilo/Drops of Brandy/3 Sea Captains.
A Winter Solstice Celebration
8. Danu:  
 Farewell, Farewell. The Road Less Traveled
9. Danny MeehanKity Sean’s Barndance/Jamsey Byrne’s DownfallNavvy on the Shore
10. Paddy O’Brien: 
The Heart Boys of Ballymote/Young Tom EnnisMixing the Punch
11. Brian Hughes:  The Roscommon Reel/ Ah Surely.   The Beat of the Breath
12. Cillian Vallely: Cottage in the Grove. The Raven’s Rock
13. Sean O’Driscoll: 
The Twin Cities/Winnie Haye’s JigSo There You Go
14. The Outside Track:  Winter Jigs.  Christmas Star
15. Le Cheile: 
McKeigue’s Reel/Patsy Touhy’s/Miss McDonald.   Out of the West

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