Brought to you by the Brobdingnagian Bards tour of Ireland where we will go to… Explore Bantry Bay, Bantry Gardens with seven acres of terraced splendour and gothic sculptures and Bantry House's French Armarda center that re-enacts the attempted invasion by Theobald Wolfetone.

Brought to you by Song Henge, the online archive of free and legal Celtic music downloads. Find out more at

Do you download your podcasts by Hand? For shame. Let iTunes do it for you.

Notes: – The Celtic Top Five. – Irish Drinking Songs for Cat Lovers: Whiskers in the JarBuy MP3s on CD Baby. – Become a Member of the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast. – Bob Tedrow, concertina makerJoin Mage Celtic Music Promotions. – Brobdingnagian Bards Tour of Ireland. – Victims of Irish Music Is Now on CDBaby. – Irish and Celtic Music Podcast on Myspace. – Post a review on iTunes. – If you enjoy the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast, subscribe to the Celtic MP3s Music Magazine. This monthly ezine will link you to artists offering free Celtic music downloads. Just visit to subscribe. We're changing the way you hear Celtic music.

Download this week's podcast.




This Week:

“The Whistle Blower” The McDades from Bloom

“Queenstown” Boston Blackthorn from Better Late than Ever

“Salamanca/O'Dowd's Favorite” T.J. Hull and Jeff Ksiazek from Eist

“House Carpenter (Child Ballad #243)” Leza Mesiah from The Moor of Dundee

“Green Fields of France” Christiane Cargill from Metamorphosis

“Month of January” Thyme Awaye from A Collection of Live Recordings Also featured on the new Renaissance Festival Podcast Compilation CD

“Dulaman” Robbi McMillen from Facade

“Lament of the Wolves” Jacie McConnell from Jacie McConnell Demo

“Tell Me Dancin' Beggarman Medley” Trinity River Whalers from Dancin' Beggarman

“A Frog He Would A-Wooing Go” Jolly Rogues from 14 Miles to Boston

“Arthur's Seat” Cristian van Schuerbeck from Celtic Thoughts

“Schindig” by Mabon from OK Pewter

“T.J.” Ed Walker from The Arran Suite

“Raggle Taggle Gypsies (Live)” Shamus O'Blivion and the Megadeath Morrismen from an upcoming CD

Next time music we'll have music from FIMM, Ken O'Malley, Answer Hymn, and Allison Girvan. Find out more about the artists in this show and in past shows by visiting us at While you're there visit the link for our Celtic Music CD Store on CD Baby. And support the artists who support this podcast: buy their CDs, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast.

If you have questions or comments, you can also drop me an email at music @ with CELTIC PODCAST in the subject line. And please consider adding a link to the podcast. You can find linking suggestions here.

THE CELTIC TOP FIVE 5. “Green Grow the Rashes” by Brobdingnagian Bards 4. “No Booze Today” by Emerald Rose 3. “Caitlin Triall (Irish)” by Navan 2. “Mad Jenny” by The Merry Wives of Windsor

1. “Black Fox” Heather Dale from The Road to Santiago