Sean Vaughan

The Kerryman's Daughter (reel) | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Kerryman’s Daughter (The)

“The Kerryman’s Daughter” is one of my favourite tunes. I associate this reel with Sean Vaughan (and learned it from a recording I made of a gig I played with Sean and Noel O’Donoghue). Anytime he plays this tune feels like it’s party time! Great tune, thanks Sean!

John McHugh's (jig) | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

John McHugh’s

“John McHugh’s Jig” is a very common session tune here in Doolin. I learned it at one of the Super Sunday sessions in O’Connor’s Pub with Noel O’Donoghue, Sean Vaughan and Hugh Healy. It is part of one of my favourite set, which is associated with the Kilfenora Ceili Band.

Jenny's Wedding | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Jenny’s Wedding

“Jenny’s Wedding” is a common session tune that I learned from Noel O’Donoghue and Sean Vaughan through various sessions at O’Connor’s. I also associate this tune with Paddy Keenan, who recorded it on his album “Na Keen Affair”.

The Ivy Leaf | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Ivy Leaf (The)

“The Ivy Leaf” is a reel I learned through various sessions, but I associate it my friend Tom Delany in particular, as well as accordion player Seán Vaughan. Micho Russell recorded a version of this tune also.

The Humours of Tullycrine | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Humours Of Tullycrine (The)

“The Humours of Tullycrine” is a wonderful hornpipe and has been one of my favourite tunes for many years. It is quite a common hornpipe in Clare, and I associate it Sean Vaughan in particular. It is often followed by another beautiful hornpipe, “Mickey Callaghan’s Fancy”.