Des and Vince O’Halloran are from the tiny Inishbofin Island, off the coast of Connemara. Though relatively young when these recordings were made and from a region not noted for a strongly maintained musical tradition, they play wonderfully close-knit and exciting music.
1Â Reels: The Music in the Glen / The Green Fields of America
2Â Jigs: The Lark in the Morning / The Connaughtmanâ€™s Rambles
3Â The Lowlands of Holland
4Â Barn Dances: Stack of Barley / Johnny, Will You Marry Me?
5Â Jigs: Pat Burke’s / Fraher’s
6Â Sweet Inniscarra
7Â Waltz and Jigs: Martin Byrneâ€™s Waltz / A Hundred Pipers / Dingle Regatta
9Â Reels: The Sailor on the Rock / The Maid I Neâ€™er Forgot
10Â Reel: The Limerick Lasses
11Â Jig: The Lake Shore / The Exileâ€™s Return
12Â Reels: The Eel in the Sink / Larry Rediganâ€™s
13Â Moorlough Mary
14Â The Bucks of Oranmore / The Wind that Shakes the Barley
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