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Album Launch – Mossie Martin ‘The humours of Derrynacoosan’
Nov 9, 2019 @ 2:45 pmFree
Sat 9th November 2019, Lucas’ bar, a Ennis (back room) @ 2:45pm
Mossie Martin – “The humours of Derrynacoosan”
Mossie Martin hails from north Roscommon, about a mile from Carolan’s grave, and plays fiddle and whistle.
As a member of the All-Ireland winning Dartry Céilí band from Sligo, he has recorded two albums – ‘The Killavil Post ‘ (2010) and ‘Making Tracks’ (2014). He also features on two Leitrim Equation recordings with the bands Lúnasa and Dervish.
He has performed and collaborated with a host of traditional Irish musicians including Draíocht (Michael Rooney & June McCormack), Dervish, Leonard Barry, Bernie Flaherty, Edwina Guckian, Sean and Noelle Carroll, Fionnuala Maxwell, Seamie O’Dowd, Bryan Ryan and John Blake.
’The Humours of Derrynacoosan’ is his first solo album and was recorded in the homeplace in the townland of Derrynacoosan near Keadue, Co. Roscommon. Accompanied by John Blake on guitar and piano, it features a variety of solo fiddle tracks and group tracks with his father Tom (mouth organ), brother Brendan (fiddle, banjo) and sister Áine (harp).