Friday Evening Celtic Session at

Walsh's Village Inn

(Corner of King & Queen Streets, Bowmanville, Ontario)

8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Acoustic Musicians Welcomed!

This session is led by
Steafan Hannigan
and Saskia Tomkins.

Notice: This Session has been cancelled until further notice - Sorry!

Session Tunes at the Village Inn- a Partial List

Art O'Keefe's
Ashoken Farewell
Banish Misfortune
Big John McNeil
Blackthorn Stick, The
Blarney Pilgrim, The
Boys of Blue Hill
Boys of Wexford, The
Butterfly, The
Cat that Ate the Candle, The (Dm)
Christmas Eve

Cliffs of Moher, The
Congress Reel
, The
Dennis Murphy's Polka
Farewell to Ireland
Father Kelly's Reel
Flowers of Edinburgh
Forty Two Pound Cheque, The
Frank's Reel

Gold Ring, The
Gravel Walk, The
Growling Old Man & Woman, The
Halting March, The

If We Hadn't Any Women in the World
Jamaica Jam
John Ryan's Polka
Harvest Home
Kesh Jig, The
Lark in the Morning, The
Liberty Two-Step
Lilting Banshee
Madame Bonaparte
MacLeod's Farewell (Wedding Reel)
Maid Behind the Bar, The
Mitten's Breakdown

Mountain Road, The
Musical Priest, The
My Love's in America
O'Carolan's Concerto

Off to California
Out on the Ocean
Paddy on the Railroad
Pipe On the Hobb
Plough and the Stars, The (in F)
Queen of the Rushes
Rose in the Heather
Rights of Man, The

Saint Anne's Reel
Sally Gardens
Si Beag Si Mor

Silver Spear, The
Silver Spire, The
Slockit Light, Da
Speed the Plow
Stack of Wheat, The
Star of Munster
Swallowtail Jig, The
Swallow's Tail Reel, The
Tobin's Favourite
Tripping to the Well
Two Mile Bridge
Virginia Reel, The
Wind that Shakes the Barley
Wise Maid, The

Sheet music courtesy of:
Ken Brown
Steafan Hannigan
Anne Delong

Saskia Tomkins


Tune Sets We Like

If We Hadn't Any Women in the World / Madame Bonaparte

Banish Misfortune / Queen of the Rushes
Tobin's Favourite / Out on the Ocean (A) / Cliffs of Moher
Paddy on the Railroad (a.k.a. Merry Blacksmith) / Speed the Plough
John Ryan's Polka / The Forty Two Pound Cheque / Dennis Murphy's Polka
Off to California / The Stack of Wheat


Photos by Dan Delong

Youtube Videos of this Jam:



Tunes Saskia and Steafan would like the group to learn:
McKillop's/Martin Rocheford (C)/Dennis Langtou's (Seán Smyth set #2)
Maggie Brown's Favourite
Other places to find Celtic tunes on the Net:
The Session
Free Celtic sheet Music
Traditional Music of the British Isles
Gladys' Celtic Corner
Abacci Music
Tunes at Ceolas
Ken Brown's Session Tunes and The Peterborough Black Book


This page is maintained by Anne Delong. Last update September 2010