Session Supplementary Tunes

2024 Tunes (so far!):

The Green Cottage

The Flowers of Edinburgh

The Humours of Glendart

The Concertina Reel

John Brosnan’s Polka

O! The Britches – 2 keys

2023 Tunes:

The Nine Points of Roguery

The Belfast Hornpipe

Donnybrook Fair

The Donnybrook Boy

Farewell to Ennerdale Water (Moorland Songs)

The Humours of Donnybrook

The Donnybrook Set

Cooley’s Reel

The Stronsay Waltz (James Chalmers)

2022 Tunes:

Waterford Waltz (with harmony)

Planxty Browne (Turlough O’Carolan)

Morgan Magan (Turlough O’Carolan)

Fear a’ Bhàta (The Boatman) (Jane Finlayson)

St. Anthony’s

Ian Baxter’s ‘Swing Waltz’ Set

Queen of the Fair

Frainc a’ Phoill (Frank of the Hollow)

Sir Sydney Smith’s March (James Hook)

For Ireland I’d Not Tell Her Name

2021 Tunes:

Caddam Woods (Adam Rennie)

Dorset 4-Hand Reel Nos. 1 & 2

St. Patrick’s An Dro

David of the White Rock (David Owen)

Jump at the Sun (John Kirkpatrick)

The Sleeping Tune (Gordon Duncan)

Garech’s Wedding (Paddy Maloney) [2021]

Nancy’s Waltz (Chris Romaine)

Pull the Knife & Stick It Again

2020 Tunes:

Farewell to the Tay

Canterbury Crutchings 6/8 March Set

Flatwater Fran (Phil Cunningham)

The Trip to Sligo


Inisheer (Thomas Walsh) (with harmony part arr. Beth Kollé)

Blacktown Jig (Ray Schloeffel)

The Bow-Legged Bosun (James M. Hunter)

2019 Tunes:

Jim Chapman Schottische

Inisheer (Inis Oírr) (Thomas Walsh)

Big Ship (with variation)

The Irish (Mazurka)

The Walls of Liscarroll

Lay Around the Kitchen ’til the Cook Comes In

The Drunken Piper

Fisher’s Hornpipe

Glendaurel Highlanders (Alexander Fettes)

Queen Victoria’s Washing Day

2018 Tunes:

An Páistin Fionn (The Fair-Haired Child)

The Humours of Trim

The Breakdown

Galley of Lorne

Marsh of Rhuddlan

The East Neuk o’ Fife (James Oswald)

Sgt. Early’s Dream

Whinham’s Reel

Bonny Breastknot

Coppers and Brass

Jessie, The Flower of Dunblane

2017 Tunes:

Madame Bonaparte

West Fork Gals

Pinch of Snuff

Blaydon Flats

Gael, The (Dougie MacLean)

Promentory (from ‘Last of the Mohicans’) (Trevor Jones)

Jig of Slurs

The Good-Natured Man

Jeanette’s Waltz (Sandra Kerr)

Johnny Cope

Sheehan’s Reel


2016 Tunes:

Johnny Cope

Light Horse Reel + Duke of Perth

Dirranbandi (Mike & Michelle Jackson)

Mist-Covered Mountains of Home, The


Nancy (Tom Clough)

Australian Ladies (William Fergusson)

The Sailor’s Wife

Timour the Tartar

Da Slockit Light (Tom Anderson)

Tam Lin (Davey Arthur)

The Christ Child’s Lullaby (Tàladh Chriosta)

2015 Tunes:

‘Hollow Rock’ Waltz Set

President Garfield’s Hornpipe

Three Sea Captains

Battle of the Somme (William Lawrie)

Lios na Banríona (Nollaig Casey)

Arrane Ghelby

Rhil Na Max (Louis McManus)

Far Away (Pete Jung)

Rosbif Waltz

John Doherty’s Mazurka

Garech’s Wedding (Paddy Maloney)

The Gold Ring

Christmas Day ida Moarnin’

2014 Tunes:

Da Tushker (Ronnie Cooper)

The Pikeman’s March

Paddy Fahey’s (Jig) (Paddy Fahey)

The Coleraine Jig

The Kielder Schottische

The Green Cockade

Don Oiche Úd i mBeithil (To That Night in Bethlehem) (melody + words)

Coventry Carol (lyric sheet)

2013 Tunes:

Óró Mo Bháidín (song arr.)

Óró Mo Bháidín (songsheet)

The Spey In Spate (J. Scott Skinner)

Carolan’s Dowry (Captain Sudley) (Turlough O’Carolan)

The Couldstone Waltz (Davy Stuart)

Barney Brallagan

Whiskey Before Breakfast

Wind and Rain (David Hart)

Merrily Kiss The Quaker’s Wife

The Wonder Hornpipe (James Hill) – The Impish Hornpipe (John Sheahan)

2012 Tunes:

Local Polkas – Session ‘Closer’ Set

Ode To Whiskey (Turlough O’Carolan)

Beauty in Tears (Turlough O’Carolan*)

The Barnacle Redowa

The Cuckoo’s Nest

The Seige of Ennis

The Four-Poster Bed

The Peat Fire Flame

The Wicklow Hornpipe


2011 Tunes:

The Trumpet Hornpipe

The White Cockade

Máire Dhall (Blind Mary) (Turlough O’Carolan)

The Resting Chair (Tom Anderson)

The Queen’s Marsh (Morfa’r Frenhines)

Bonny Kate

The Old Grey Cat

An Gasúr Mór (The Large Boy)

Josefin’s Dopvals (Josefine’s Waltz) (Roger Tallroth)

The Mouse in the Mug

2010 Tunes:

The Bruckless Shore (Arthur Darley)

Music For a Found Harmonium (Simon Jeffes)

Carolan’s Welcome (Turlough O’Carolan)

‘Warm-up Waltzes’ – Peeler Creek & The Pirate’s Waltz

A Fig For a Kiss

The Belfast Hornpipe

Berendans (Bear Dance)

Garster’s Dream

Jack Canny’s Reel

Oscar’s Song (Maria Dunn)

Up The Buckhorn Way (with harmony)

2009 Tunes:

Behind the Bush in the Garden

Liam Brown

Turlough O’Carolan – Lord Inchiquin + Morgan Magan

Kilnamona Barndance

Island Wedding Polka (Charlie Lennon)

The Lads of Alnwick

The Fox (Dan Gordon)

2008 Tunes:

O’Connor’s Polka

2005-2007 Tunes – ‘supplementary’ tunes from this period were incorporated into the supplementary section of the ‘Yellow Book’ (i.e. Session Tunes Book 4) with the exception of:

Pig Ankle Rag

Dingle Regatta

Pre-2005 Tunes:

Carolan’s Draught (Turlough O’Carolan)

The Lark In The Morning

Planxty Fanny Power (Turlough O’Carolan)

Planxty Irwin (Turlough O’Carolan)

The Return From Fingal