Join your fellow Celts on the rocky road to Dublin with amazing indie Celtic music from Becky Taylor, Fiddleheads, Raglan, Moonrakers, The Gothard Sisters, The Ennis Sisters, The Rowan Tree, Carolina Ceili, Gaelic Fury Band, Dun Aengus, Marys Lane, House of Hamill, The Langer's Ball, Sligo Rags, Gone Molly.

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0:03 "Jigs - the Brewers Wife, Connie the Soldier" by Becky Taylor from Becky Taylor

3:38 "The Annan Polka / Swedish Polka / Caddam Woods" by Fiddleheads from And the Fiddles Played On

7:28 "My Belfast Love" by Raglan from A New Dawn

11:50 "Waulkin o'er the Fauld" by Moonrakers from Bird on the Wing

15:21 "Cat and the Fiddle" by The Gothard Sisters from Midnight Sun


20:59 "Keeping Time" by The Ennis Sisters from Keeping Time

24:24 "Smoking Chimneys" by The Rowan Tree from The Rowan Tree

26:57 "Rocky Road to Dublin" by Carolina Ceili from 50 Shades of Green

31:28 "The Wild Rover" by Gaelic Fury Band from Swimming Upstream

34:54 "Merrily Kiss the Quaker's Wife" by Dun Aengus from Down by the Glenside


39:22 "Another Round" by Marys Lane from Wild Unknown

41:32 "Advancing Army" by House of Hamill from March Through Storms

45:51 "Kick Around" by The Langer's Ball from The Devil or the Barrell

49:27 "Limehouse Blues / I'll Tell My Ma" by Sligo Rags from If the Skies Be Ablaze

57:25 "Gravesend Pier" by Gone Molly from Gone Molly

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