Draiocht (Michael Rooney & June McCormack) - Land's End (2006) @320Kbps
This group has no relationship with another Irish group called Draíocht that existed from 1989 to 1993, featuring the voice of Mary O'Regan on an album called 'The Druid and The Dreamer' on Cross Border Records. The following version of Draíocht are an independent group that have taken on this name. They play Harp and Flute.
Michael comes from Co. Monaghan. He is a music graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast. Michael is an internationally recognized harpist and concertina player, as well as a tutor and producer on the Irish musical scene. He is also a well known composer of traditional Irish music in Ireland, and many of his compositions can be heard on his CD ‘Ocras’. Michael spent three years working for Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, and produced the Comhaltas tours of Britain, Ireland and America during that time.
He is senior All-Ireland Champion on the harp and winner of the prestigious Granard and Keadue harp competitions on several occasions. He recorded with ‘The Chieftains’ on their Grammy award wining CD entitled ‘The Celtic Harp’ and toured the US with the group.
June Mc Cormack
June comes from Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. She won the senior flute competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in 1998. In the same year, June was presented with the Young Traditional Musician of the Year award by TG4 (Irish Language T.V. Channel). An album recorded with the group ‘Síona’, took Ireland by storm in 1998.
01.Battering Ram, Legacy Jig
02.Old Maids Of Galway, Rookery Reel
04.Lands End Slip Jig, Mairead Gheal
05.Colonel McBain, Paddy Killorans Reel
06.Paddy Fahys Jig, Paidin O Raifeartaigh
07.Glor Na nAingeal
08.Galway Bay Hornpipe, Bees Wing
09.Jack Coughlan, Mystery Reel
10.An Buachaill Caol Dubh, Deers March
12.Road To Monlea, McGoverns Reel
Quality: 320 Kbps