Archive for May, 2018



Duncan Chisholm-The White Bird-Sandwood-Copperfish

Runa-Amhran Mhuighinse-Somewhere Along the Road-Runa

Celtic Voyage-Rose in the Heather/Tom Billy’s Jig-Celtic Voyage-Gourd


Jim Malcolm-The Shearing-The First Cold Day-Beltane

Eilidh Shaw and Ross Martin-The Sound of Sleat-Birl-Esque-Rhubana

Open the Door for Three-The Golden Glove-The Penny Wager-ODFT

Billy McComiskey-The Way to Shercock/Neil Davy’s-Outside the Box-Compass


Colleen Raney and Colm Maccarthaigh-Lord Franklin-Cuan-Raney and Mccarth

Kathryn Tickell-St Kilda Wedding-The Gathering-Park Records

Niamh Parsons and the Voice Squad-The Irishman-Voices of Celtic Women-Shanachie


Connla-Wayfaring Stranger-The Next Chapter-Connla

Maire Breatnach-The Mystic’s Slipjigs-Fiddler’s Green-Blix

Ishbel Macaskil-Farewell to the Place-Gaelic Women-Green Trax

Patrick Street-The Winding Stairs-Made in Cork-Green Linnet


Ed Miller and Karine Polwart-The Spanish Lady-Never Frae my Mind-Wellfield

Catriona McKay and Chris Stout-Trow’s Jig-White Nights-McKay and Stout

Connla-One Last Cold Kiss-The Next Chapter-Connla

Michael McGoldrick and John McSherry-Trip to Ireland-At First Sight-Compass


Nomos-Rinn na Mara-I Won’t be Afraid anymore-Green Linnet

Cherish the Ladies-The Cameronian Set-Out and About-Green Linnet

Joe McKenna-Rowesome’s/The Ballintore Fancy-The Irish Low Whistle-Shanachie

Alasdiar Fraser-Calumn Sguaire-Return to Kintail-Culburnie




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Beltane playlist

Patrick Ball “May Morning Dew/Morrison’s Jig” from Fiona (1993) on Celestial Harmonies

Oak Ash & Thorn “Rolling Down to Old Maui” from Out on a Limb on Tosspot Records

Oak Ash & Thorn “The Swinton May Song” from Out on a Limb on Tosspot Records

Brocelïande “Now is the month of Maying” from Gathering May (1993) on Studio634

Kevin Crawford “Queen Mary” from Carrying the Tune (2012) on BallyO Records

Set break

The McCalmans “Isle of Eigg” from Flames on the Water on Greentrax Recordings Limited

Davy Spillane “The May Morning Dew” from The Sea of Dreams (1998) on Covert

Loreena McKennitt “On a Bright May Morning” from The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2010) on Quinlan Road Records

Oirialla “Mccusker’s Jigs” from Oirialla on Lug

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Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller “Burning of Auchindoun/Pint of Wine” from In a Bleeze (2008) on Greentrax Recordings

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham “Spring the Summer Long” from The Best of Aly & Phil (2005) on Compass Records

T with the Maggies “Thugamar Fhein An Samhradh Linn” from T with the Maggies (2011) on TWM

Lúnasa “Bealtaine” from Lúnasa (2002) on Lunasa Records

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Station ID


Robin Williamson “The Lad with the Goatskins” from Five Humorous Tales on Pig’s Whisker

Set break

Altan “Cumha an Oileáin” from The Gap of Dreams (2018) on Compass Records

Connla “Cosmo’s” from The Next Chapter (2018) on Independent

Open the Door for Three “Carrig River” from The Joyful Hour (2017) on Open the Door for Three

The Friel Sisters “Young Tom Ennis / King of the Pipers / Hunt the Cat” from Before the Sun (2018) on The Friel Sisters

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Duncan Chisholm “Haze Across the Sun” from Sandwood (2018) on Copperfish

Julie Fowlis “Dh’èirich Mi Moch Madainn Cheòthar” from alterum (2017) on Machair Records Ltd

Gillian Frame “The Grinder / The Red Crow / The Sisters (feat. Mike Vass, Euan Burton & Anna Massie)” from pendulum (2017) on Cheerygroove

Daimh “Turas Dhomsa Chun na Galldachd” from Rough Bounds (2018) on Dàimh

Blazin’ Fiddles “Break the Light” from The Key (2018) on Blazin’ Fiddles

Set break

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