Album launch: Within a Mile of Kilty 2 24 March 2022 – Posted in: News – Tags:

New album launch

We cordially invite you to the official launch by Johnny Óg Connolly of the new album
Within a Mile of Kilty 2: Traditional Irish Music from North Leitrim
featuring John Gordon, Ben Lennon, Charlie Lennon, Brian Rooney, Maurice Lennon, Seamus Quinn and Brian Lennon and published on the Cló Iar-Chonnacht label.

Date | Venue | Time

Stiúideo Cuan in an Spidéal, Co. Galway
Thursday, 21 April, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Within a Mile of Kilty 2

Kiltyclogher is a small village in the north of County Leitrim. It sits on the border of Leitrim and Fermanagh and has a population of approximately 150 people.

From this small border village and its environs a unique cluster of traditional Irish musicians have emerged over the last eighty years. The styles presented on this, the second volume of this collection, are as varied as if the musicians had come from all over Ireland. There is, however, a common thread running through their playing, despite the fact that the featured musicians range in age from being born in the 1920s through to the 1960s. When the first volume was released in 2005, only one of the featured musicians, John Gordon, had passed on, in 2002, three years before its release; sadly another great musician featured here, Ben Lennon, passed away in 2020.

This CD represents a collection of recordings by these musicians recorded over the last sixty years – some in studios, others at home

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