I learned “Mac’s Fancy” from the playing of Josephine Marsh, who recorded it on the great compilation album “The Sanctuary Sessions”, recorded live at Cruise’s Pub in Ennis. This jig is usually played after “Winnie Hayes’ Jig” around Doolin.
“The Hag at the Churn” is a jig that I associate with piper Paddy Keenan, who is a regular visitor to Doolin. He recorded it with The Bothy Band and also on his album with Tommy O’Sullivan “The Long Grazing Acre”. Josephine Marsh also recorded a very nice version of this tune on the album “To Meet A Friend” with Cyril O’Donoghue.
“Flagstone of Memories” great reel composed by Vincent Broderick. I learned it after a session in McCarthy’s in Coore during Willie Week. It was a great session with my friends Tom Delany and Sammi König and we were joined by Josephine Marsh. It was the first time I had the chance to play with Josephine and I really enjoyed it !