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Daily Growing
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Beidh Aonach Amárach (There's A Fair Tomorrow)
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Ten Thousand Miles
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Gleanntain Ghlas Ghaoth Dobhair
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Tommy Peoples/The Road To Cashel/The Repeal Of The Union/Richie's Reel

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With their Northern Ireland-style twin fiddling and accordion melodies accented by acoustic guitar and bouzouki, Altan has grown into one of the top traditional bands in Ireland. The inspiration for Altan was sparked when Donegal-born fiddler and vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh met Belfast-born flute player Frankie Kennedy. Ní Mhaonaigh had learned the traditional style of fiddling from her father, Francie, who had learned it from his mother, Roise. Influential Irish fiddler Dinny... Read more

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