CD A0434: Ceis by Laoise Kelly

Laoise Kelly

CD Cover: Ceis by Laoise KellyCeis certainly weaves a spell, and will enchant” The Living Tradition

“fiery yet fluid harping, and her mystical, melodious finger style attributes her own take on the word ‘Ceis’ as the magic or draíocht of the harp” Irish Music Magazine


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Laoise Kelly profile & discography

Track Listing & Audio Samples


1 Lon dubh / Maidrin ruadh [4.09]
2 The Honourable Thomas Burke [2.19]
3 With her dog and her gun [3.24]
4 Joe Cassidy's / Frank Gilruth / Hull's reel [3.50]
5 Toureen polka / Neil Mahoney's polka / Mike Buckley's favourite [2.26]
6 Achill Air [3.21]
7 Beautiful Gortree [3.50]
8 All Alive / Malcolm's new fiddle / The battering ram [3.59]
9 Little John's hame / Spey in spate [3.41]
10 Is galar cráidhte an grádh [3.30]
11 Sliabh na mBan [2.35]
12 Separation of Soul and Body [2.49]
13 Siobháinín Seó [6.19]

Further Information

The CD booklet contains programme notes for the tracks on the CD.


All tracks recorded in front of the fire (which you can hear crackling from time to time!) in Granny McHugh's, An Baile Ur, Dooagh, Achill, Co. Mayo, except tracks 5 and 12: recorded live by Jonny Tennant at the Clé Club, Liberty Hall, Dublin, May 2010

Tracks 3, 6, 10, 11, 13 recorded by Martin Brunsden
Tracks 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9 recorded by Laoise
Edited and mastered by Stephen Cooney
Mixed and mastered by Billy Robinson
Website by Mark Cantwell
Artwork / CD cover design by Daragh Stewart

All tracks trad. arr Laoise Lelly except Joe cassidy's, Hull's reel, Beautiful Gortree and malcolm's new fiddle

Album Information

Title: Ceis
Artist: Laoise kelly
Genre: Trad
Format: CD
Our Ref: A0434
Label: Laoise kelly
Year: 2010
Origin: Ireland