Traditional Irish Session

NOTICE:

Due to scheduling conflicts the Irish session is on hiatus.

 

Hopefully we can revisit hosting sessions in the future. 

 

 

Click this link to access the soundfiles:     

 Irish Slow Session Tunes

 

You can find the sheet music to these tunes at the O'Flaherty's Irish Music Retreat website. CLICK HERE

These tracks are courtesy of the Traditional Irish Music Education Society http://irishtradmusic.org  

and the O'Flaherty's Irish Music Retreat  http://www.oflahertyretreat.org 

If you really want to learn Irish music and have a blast doing it, check out the O'Flaherty's Retreat!

IRISH TUNE SETS

Here are some suggestions for playing the tunes in sets.  Note: not all the tunes listed below are on the soundfile page.  You'll have to dig them up on your own, or record them at a session

 

JIGS

1. Aaron’s key / Calliope House

2. Bold Doherty / Eavesdropper

3. Club Ceili / Mouse in the Cupboard

4. Black Rogue / Kerfunken / Spotted Dog

5. Lilting Banshee / Brendan Tonra’s / Jimmy ward’s

6. Behind the Haystack / Carraroe / Geese in the Bog

7. Humours of Glendart / Blarney Pilgrim / Rolling Wave

8. Cook in the Kitchen / Pipe on the Hob

9. Rambling Pitchfork / Tobin’s Favorite

10. Kitty Lie Over / Frost is all Over / Hare in the Corn

11. The Rolling Waves / Rose in the Heather / Out on the Ocean

12. Goat on the Green / Maid in the Meadow / Out on the Town / Roaring Barmaid

 

REELS

1. Swinging on a Gate / Father Kelly’s

2. Roscommon / Galtee Ranger / Fermoy Lasses

3. Bank of Ireland / Crock of Gold

4. Dick Gossip’s / Humours of Ballyconnell / Last Night’s Fun

5. Miss McCloud’s / Sligo Maid

6. Gravel Walk / High Reel

7. Cooley’s / Wise Maid

8. Silver Spear / Earl’s Chair / Musical Priest

9. Spootiskerry / Fantastic Reel / Road to Glanntain

10. Castle Kelly / Cup of Tea / Rip the Calico

 

POLKAS

1. Britches Full of Stitches / Bill Sullivan’s / Kerry Polka

2. Rock Chapel Polka / Lord Seafort’s / Dripsey

 

SLIP JIGS

1. Fig for a Kiss / Na Cheannabhain bhana / Fox hunter’s

 

 

LIST OF BEGINNING TUNES

  • Aaron's Key
  • Father Kelly's
  • Club Ceili
  • The Banshee
  • Dick Gossip's
  • The Black Rogue
  • Na Cheannabhain Bhana
  • Kerfunken
  • The Spotted Dog
  • The Mouse in the Cupboard
  • Britches Full of Stitches
  • Tobin's Favorite
  • Stack of Wheat
  • Bold Doherty
  • Bill Sullivan's Polka
  • Kerry Polka
  • Lilting Banshee
  • Brendan Tonra's Jig
  • Jimmy Ward's jig
  • Behind the Haystack
  • Carraroe
  • Geese in the Bog
  • My Darling's Asleep
  • Faral O'Gara
  • Killavil Reel
  • Merry Blacksmith
  • Out on the Ocean
  • Calliope House
  • Eavesdropper
  • Swinging on a Gate
  • Within a Mile of Dublin
  • Peeler's Jacket
  • Road to Lisdoonvarna
  • Ships are Sailing
  • Roscommon
  • Galtee Ranger
  • Miss McLeod's Reel
  • Lady on the Island
  • Last Night's Fun
  • Kinnegad Slashers
  • Glen of Aherlow
  • I Buried My Wife and Danced on top of her
  • Humours of Glendart
  • Have a Drink With Me
  • Fermoy lasses
  • Gerry's Beaver Hat
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Fantastic Reel
  • Crock of Gold
  • The Cook in the Kitchen
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Castle Kelly
  • Rambling Pitchfork
  • Mulqueen's
  • Bird in the Bush
  • The Mist Covered Mountain
  • Connaughtman's Rambles
  • The Cup of Tea
  • Gravel Walk

 

Just can't get enough Irish Sessions?  

Here are the other sessions going on around town:

Tuesdays  7:00 - 9:30pm      The LT corner Pub in Lakeway   http://ltcornerpub.com

Thursdays  7:00 - 11:30pm   B.D.Riley's Irish Pub at Mueller   https://bdrileys.com/aldrich/

Sundays  7:00 - 11:30pm     B.D. Riley's Irish Pub on Sixth Street  https://bdrileys.com/sixthstreet/