Irish band playing traditional Irish tunes. Also songs in English and Irish by Catherine Jordan.

(Main members: Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhran, bones), Brian McDonagh (mandolin, mandola, guitar, vocals), Liam Kelly (flute, tin whistle, vocals), Shane Mitchell (accordion), Michael Holmes (guitar, bouzouki), Shane McAleer (fiddle))


The Boys of Sligo 1989SoundSUNCD 1 
Harmony Hill 1993Whirling Discs WHRL001
Playing with Fire 1995 Whirling Discs WHRL002
At The End Of The Day 1996 Whirling Discs WHRL003
Live In Palma1997 Whirling Discs WHRL004
Midsummer's Night 1999 Whirling Discs WHRL005
Spirit2003Whirling Discs WHRL007
Travelling Show2007 Whirling Discs WHRL009


Title. year. Label. No.
Decade2001 Whirling Discs WHRL006
A Healing Heart2006 Whirling Discs WHRL008

Best albums(*).

At The End Of The Day 1996
Live In Palma1997

(*)Based on critical opinion.

Popular downloads.

Molly and Johnny
Peata Beag
The Hungry Rock
The Kilavill Set
Calin Rua
An Spailpin Fanach
Ar Eirinn No Neosfainn Ce Hi


Title year. Label. number
The Midsummer Night Session1999 Whirling DiscsWHRLV001
Live at Johnny Fox's2005   

Album tracks.

Live In Palma Running time CD1: 42 minutes 2 seconds; CD2: 70 minutes, 26 seconds . Recorded 10th April 1997. Michael Holmes (bouzouki, guitar), Liam Kelly (flute, tin whistle), Brian McDonagh (mandola, mandolin,  bouzouki, guitar), Shane Mitchell (accordian), Shane McAleer (fiddle), Cathy Jordan (vocals, bodhran). Half the tracks are short spoken introductions for the audience.

CD1 Title.


1. Packie Duigan's (jigs)Trad
2. Intro 
3. Spailpin Fanach (song) Trad
4. Slow Reels Trad
5. Intro  
6. Sheila Nee Iyer (Song) Trad
7. Intro  
8. Ed Reavy's/Andrew Davey's/Tommy O'Dee's (aka The Trip to Sligo) (reels) Reavy/Davey/Trad
9. Intro  
10. The Hungry Rock Michael Holmes/Liam Kelly
11. Intro  
12. Ar Eirinn ni neosfainn ce hi (song) Trad
13. Molly and Johnny (song) Trad
14. The Green Mountain Trad


CD2 Title.


1. I Courted a wee girl/Josefin's Waltz (song)Trad
2. Intro 
3. The College Grove/Launching The Boat/Milner's Daughter/Drag her Round the Road(reels)Trad
4. Intro 
5. Maire Mhor (song)Trad
6. Intro 
7. I buried me wife and danced on top of her (jigs)Trad
8. Intro 
9. The Hills of Greanmore (song)Trad
10. Intro 
11. The World's End/ unknown reel/ The Mountain Road (reels) Michael Holmes and Liam Kelly/trad/trad
12. Peata Beag (song)Trad
13. Intro 
14. Pheigin mo Chroi (song)Trad
15. Intro 
16. Jim Coleman's (Mazurka/ reels)Trad
17. Happy Birthday to Felip 
18. Intro 
19. Edward by Lough Erin's Shore (song)Trad
20. Introductions 
21. Killavil JigsTrad
22. Allellu no GnamhaTrad

Last updated on 05/02/2011