Dónal’s Quarantunes 2

Tune of the Day number 1: Connie the Soldier 

Back by popular demand, Dónal brings us a daily tune to help keep the lockdown blues at bay. Stevie W. asked: “Are we getting another 100?” Dónal 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