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Season 1

  • S01E01 Episode 1

    • November 19, 2010

    Australian-born Donegal resident Steve Cooney is music director and the first programme sets the talents of Mary Black, Karan Casey and Afro-Celt Sound System's Iarla O'Lionaird in a uniquely Scottish context.

  • S01E02 Episode 2

    • November 26, 2010

    This edition features Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Seosaimhin ni Beagley, Eamonn O'Donnachadh, Niall Vallely, Capercaillie's Karen Matheson and Donnie Murdo MacLeod.

  • S01E03 Episode 3

    • December 3, 2010

    This edition features Liam O'Maonlai of the rock band Hothouse Flowers, Scots Gaelic diva Margaret Stewart and James Graham.

  • S01E04 Episode 4

    • December 10, 2010

    The episode opens with Da Mihi Manum (Give Me Your Hand), performed by Steve Cooney and Kathleen MacInnes. Rona Lightfoot performs canntaireachd, an oral music form traditionally used to teach and pass on pipe tunes that Rona has made her own, elevating it to a kind of Gaelic scat singing.

  • S01E05 Episode 5

    • December 17, 2010

    This edition features the Dublin-based duo of piper Mick O'Brien and fiddle-player Caoimhin O'Raghallaigh, plus Donegal's favourite Australian, series music director Steve Cooney, once a backing guitarist to Chuck Berry.

  • S01E06 Episode 6

    • December 20, 2010

    Featuring a performance of the Bonnie Prince Charlie anthem Mo Ghile Mear, written in Ireland with Scottish Jacobites in mind.