Dรณnal’s Quarantunes 2

Tune of the Day number 1: Connie the Soldier 

Back by popular demand, Dรณnal brings us a daily tune to help keep the lockdown blues at bay. Stevie W. asked: “Are we getting another 100?” Dรณnal replied: “Who knows, depends how long it lasts.”

Tune of the Day number 2: Jimmy Ward’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 3: The Pipe on the Hob
Tune of the Day number 4: Maggie in the Woods

“I got the inspiration for this tune after listening to my Music Teacher from the 80s, Cepta Byrne, play it with Fergal Scahill on Wednesday. It took me back to evenings in Menlo School playing with my Brothers and Neighbours.”

Tune of the Day number 5: O’Sullivan’s March
Tune of the Day number 6: Pay the Reckoning
Tune of the Day number 7: Brian O’Lynns
Tune of the Day number 8: O’Carolan’s Draught
“Another tune from the great composer Turlough O’Carolan.”
Tune of the Day number 9: The Old Resting Chair
Tune of the Day number 10: Kitty McGee
Tune of the Day number 11: The Rose in the Heather
Tune of the Day number 12: O’Carolan’s Welcome
“There’s a Game of Thrones feel to this.”
Tune of the Day number 13: Planxty Irwin
Tune of the Day number 14: The Merry Blacksmith
Tune of the Day number 15: The Rakes of Mallow
Tune of the Day number 16: The Snowy Path. “A rather appropriate tune for today ๐Ÿ˜Š โ„๏ธโ„๏ธ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ
Tune of the Day number 17: Denis Murphy’s Polka
Tune of the Day number 18: An Bean Sรญ
Tune of the Day number 19: Rolling in the Rye Grass
Tune of the Day number 20: Morrison’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 21: Ye Jacobites. “Seeing as it’s Burns Day, here’s a tune from the Burns Anthology.”
Tune of the Day number 22: My Darling Asleep
Tune of the Day number 23: The Exiles Jig
Tune of the Day number 24: The Haunted House
Tune of the Day number 25: The Golden Eagle
Tune of the Day number 26: The Road to Lisdoonvarna
Tune of the Day number 27: Tipping your Hat
Tune of the Day number 28: The Irish Washer Woman
Tune of the Day number 29: The Swallow Tail Jig
Tune of the Day number 30: Queensferry Regatta. “This is a Tune I wrote yesterday afternoon.”
Tune of the Day number 31: The Concertina Reel
Tune of the Day number 32: The Humours of Tulla
Tune of the Day number 33: Fear an Tรญ
Tune of the Day number 34: Lannigan’s Ball
Tune of the Day number 35: Paddy’s Return
Tune of the Day number 36: The Maid on the Green
Tune of the Day number 37: Miss McLeod’s Reel
Tune of the Day number 38: Who will Come Fight in the Snow? “Seeing as the snow is still lying thick on the ground and the temperature is minus stupid numbers I felt this was the tune for today.”
Tune of the Day number 39: The Silver Spear
Tune of the Day number 40: Out on the Ice
Tune of the Day number 41: The Hag with the Money
Tune of the Day number 42: Valentine’s Day. “This is another Tune I wrote yesterday.”
Tune of the Day number 43: The Basket of Turf
Tune of the Day number 45: Toss the Feathers
Tune of the Day number 46: Swinging on the Gate
Tune of the Day number 47: Father O’Flynn
Tune of the Day number 48: The Morning Star
Tune of the Day number 49: Ellis’ Jig
Tune of the Day number 50: Is it the Priest that you want
Tune of the Day number 51: Lock the Door
Tune of the Day number 52: The Rolling Wave
Tune of the Day number 53: The Killavil Jig
Tune of the Day number 54: The Sneem Slide. “This is a Tune I wrote yesterday, short and punchy.”
Tune of the Day number 55: Munster Bacon
Tune of the Day number 56: The Tenpenny Bit
Tune of the Day number 57: Fraher’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 58: The Home Ruler
Tune of the Day number 59: The Startled Robin
Tune of the Day number 60: Health to the Ladies
Tune of the Day number 61: Hazel’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 62: The Sligo Fancy
Tune of the Day number 63: Where Would the World be Without Women ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ
“On this, International Women’s Day I thought this would be the best Tune.”
Tune of the Day number 64: The Piper’s Picnic
Tune of the Day number 65: Peter Turbit’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 66: The Teatotaler
Tune of the Day number 67: Rosin the Bow
Tune of the Day number 68: Going to Donnybrook
Tune of the Day number 69: Lรก na Mรกithreacha. “I was looking for a Tune that related to Mother’s Day, I couldn’t find one so I wrote this instead.”
Tune of the Day number 70: Christy Barry’s Jig
Tune of the Day number 71: Christy Barry’s Jig No 2
Tune of the Day number 72: St Patrick’s Andro. “This is a Tune from Brittany. It shows the links there are between the two Celtic Cultures. โ˜˜๏ธโ˜˜๏ธโ˜˜๏ธ
Tune of the Day number 73: I Buried my Wife and Danced on her Grave
Tune of the Day number 74: St Joseph’s Reelย 
Tune of the Day number 75: The Plains of Boyle
Tune of the Day number 76: An t-athair Seรกn Breathnach