Folk Espresso - Maidin Mhalth - St. Brigid's Day Special

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Mon, 01/15/2024 - 5:30am to 7:00am
Maidin Mhalth - St. Brigid's Day Special. Monday, January 15th, 5:30-7:00 am. Hosted by Kevin Grgurich. (Image of woven Brigid's cross and flowers)

Women musicians in the Irish tradition are the focus of this special St. Brigid's Day episode of Folk Espresso. St Brigid’s Day, also called Imbolc or Imbolg, is traditionally celebrated on February 1 and marks the beginning of spring. Join host Kevin Grgurich for a Maidin Mhalth, an Irish "good morning."

Artists in this episode include: Liz Carroll; Cherish The Ladies; The Stomptowners; De Dannan; Arcady; Caitlin Nic Gabhann; O'Keefe, Murphy, Clifford; Silly Sisters; Gerry O'Connor & Eithne Ní Uallacháin; Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford; Bumblebees; Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy; Kate Rusby; Catherine & John McEvoy; Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh; Plúirín na mBan; Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin; Karan Casey; Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman; Skara Brae; Aggie Whyte.

(Illustration by Alana Evergreen, @spriggan.unseelie.creates, used with permission.)

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  • Time
    5:32
    Artist
    Caitlin Nic Gabhann
    Song
    Elevated / the Shepard's Daughter / the Strawberry Blossom /
    Album
    Caitlín
    Label
    Caitlin Nic Gabhann
  • Time
    5:37
    Artist
    Cherish The Ladies
    Song
    Tha M'Intinn Raoir, Duke of Gordon, The Cameronian, Lady of the House
    Album
    Out and About
    Label
    Green Linnet
  • Time
    5:42
    Artist
    Arcady
    Song
    The River
    Album
    After The Ball
    Label
    Shanachie
  • Time
    5:47
    Artist
    O'Keefe, Murphy, Clifford
    Song
    The Frieze Breeches/Paudeen O'Rafferty
    Album
    Kerry Fiddles
    Label
    Topic Records
  • Time
    5:51
    Artist
    Denis Murphy & Julia Clifford
    Song
    The Lady On The Island-Callaghan's
    Album
    The Star Above The Garter
    Label
    Claddagh Records
  • Time
    5:54
    Artist
    Skara Brae
    Song
    An Chrúbach
    Album
    Skara Brae
    Label
    Gael Linn
  • Time
    5:58
    Artist
    Silly Sisters
    Song
    The Game of Cards
    Album
    Silly Sisters
    Label
    Chrysalis
  • Time
    6:02
    Artist
    Liz Carroll
    Song
    The Ghost. The Hatchlings, The Long Bow
    Album
    Lake Effect
    Label
    Green Linnet
  • Time
    6:07
    Artist
    Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy
    Song
    Cooley’s, The Virginia, Master Crowley’s
    Album
    Notes From The Heart
    Label
    Cló Iar-Chonnachta
  • Time
    6:11
    Artist
    Gerry O'Connor & Eithne Ní Uallacháin
    Song
    Oíche fá Fhéil' Bhríde
    Album
    Lá Lugh
    Label
    Claddagh Records
  • Time
    6:14
    Artist
    Plúirín na mBan
    Song
    Sadhbh Ní Bhruinneallaigh
    Album
    Female Rambling Sailor
    Label
    Plúirín na mBan
  • Time
    6:18
    Artist
    Catherine & John McEvoy
    Song
    Within A Mile Of Dublin, Patsy Tuohy's
    Album
    The Kilmore Fancy
    Label
    Catherine & John McEvoy
  • Time
    6:21
    Artist
    De Dannan
    Song
    Taim I Mo Shui
    Album
    A Jacket Of Batteries
    Label
    Green Linnet
  • Time
    6:26
    Artist
    Kate Rusby
    Song
    Elfin Knight
    Album
    The Girl Who Couldn't Fly
    Label
    Pure Records
  • Time
    6:30
    Artist
    Bumblebees
    Song
    Duncan Johnstones
    Album
    Bumblebees
    Label
    Hummingbird Records
  • Time
    6:36
    Artist
    Aggie Whyte
    Song
    Lough Derg Jig, Dooney Rock
    Album
    Aggie Whyte
    Label
    Irish Traditional Music Archive
  • Time
    6:40
    Artist
    The Stomptowners
    Song
    Cunla
    Album
    Knocking The Ditches Down
    Label
    The Stomptowners
  • Time
    6:44
    Artist
    Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman
    Song
    Slides
    Album
    FireWire
    Label
    Old Bridge Music
  • Time
    6:46
    Artist
    Karan Casey
    Song
    Martinmas Time
    Album
    Songliness
    Label
    Shanachie
  • Time
    6:53
    Artist
    Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin
    Song
    Beannú
    Album
    Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin
    Label
    Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin
  • Time
    6:57
    Artist
    Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh
    Song
    Navvy on the Shore, Glen of Aherlow, Dublin Porter,Pinch of Snuff
    Album
    Comb Your Hair and Curl It
    Label
    Catherine McEvoy, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh

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