Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 408
Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 1431kHz AM.
Broadcast: 12/03/2017 0004-0100 NZST
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Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music. A musical tour of the West of Ireland from Cork to Donegal for St Patrick's Day.

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Ann Heymann: The bells of Cork City / The dusty miller (3.04) (Ann Heymann; Ann Heymann) "The Temple sampler: 20 great tracks from Temple Records" Temple COMD2049, 1992. (CD) [SC] (

2. Kilfenora Céilí Band: Lift & swing: A visit to Ireland / A trip to Killarney (3.07) (Traditional; Traditional) "Now is the hour" Kilfenora Céilí Band KCB102, 2015. (CD) [IE] (http://www.kilfenoracéilí

3. Padraig O'Neill & Ian Kinsella: Limerick lasses: The Limerick lasses / Gan ainm / Martin Wynne's no.3 (3.46) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "When the prescription runs out" Padraig O'Neill & Ian Kinsella, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

4. John & Maggie Carty: The shaskeen hornpipe / The bunch of keys (4.40) (Traditional; Traditional) "Settle out of court" Racket Records RR013, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

5. The Battlefield Band: Silver spear / Humours of Tulla (2.27) (Traditional; Traditional) "The Producer's choice" Temple COMD2108, 2016. (CD) [SC] (

6. The Michael Sexton Ceili Band: The Tulla reel / Finley's reel / The foxhunter's reel (3.18) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "Mad to dance" Custy's Music, 1998. (CD) [IE] (

7. Tulla Céilí Band: The boys of Ballinahinch / The Castle reel / Miko Russell's ash plant (2.51) (Traditional; Traditional; Traditional) "70th anniversary celebration" Tulla Céilí Band 5391502518809, 2016. (CD) [IE]

8. Moylurg Céilí Band: The belles of Tipperary /The humours of Westport (2.05) (Traditional; Traditional) "The rest is history" Moylurg Céilí Band MOY001, 2014. (CD) [IE] (

9. Robin James Hurt & Ailbhe Nolan: Galway Bay / The golden eagle (4.17) (Traditional; Traditional) "The magpie's nest" Mondegreen Records RHH006, 2017. (CD) [IE] (

10. Mary Mac Namara & Sorcha Costello: Sligo fancy / The Galway hornpipe (3.04) (Traditional; Traditional) "The lady's cup of tea" Mary Mac Namara MMacN001, 2016. (CD) [IE]

11. Lamond Gillespie & John Blake: Up Sligo / The shoemaker's fancy (3.14) (Traditional; Traditional) "It was great altogether: the continuing tradition of Irish music in London (The voice of the people)" Topic TSCD680T, 2015. (CD) [UK] (

12. Socks In The Frying Pan: The angry bee set: The linnet's chorus / The Sligo reel / Lady Ann / Reel of Sceachóg (5.52) (Marcus Hernon; Ed Reavy; Traditional; John Brady) "Without a paddle" Socks In The Frying Pan 888295472579, 2016. (CD) [IE] (

13. Caitlín Nic Gabhann & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh: Robert the Bruce / The Donegal reel / The fairy reel (4.56) (James Scott Skinner; Traditional; Nathaniel Gow) "Caitlín and Ciarán" CDBaby 5391524028607, 2015. (CD) [US] (

Radio Kidnappers extends thanks to the companies and individuals who have provided recordings for review/play on Folk on Sunday and Kidnappers Ceilidh. Feedback is welcome, especially if we get the song attributions wrong.
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