(slip jigs) 3:04 trad. arr. P. Dooley
‘Port an Deoraí’ or the Exile’s Jig, when I was about 8 years old I heard a recording of Alan Stivell playing this tune and I was immediately smitten by the sound of the metal strings playing this magical music. From that time on I knew I had to make that noise and you could say that the harp has been playing me ever since.
The second tune is a piping standard, its enigmatic title in Irish is often translated as ‘O’Farrell’s Welcome to Limerick’…