- 1. 3 Jigs - Barbara's Jig/Hills of Glenurchie/Church of Drummore
- 2. 3 Reels - Knotted Cord/Hunter's Purse/Old Grey Gander
- 3. 3 Jigs - Mist Covered Mountain/Fair Haired Boy/Apples in Winter
- 4. 3 Reels - Greenfields of Rossbeigh/In the Tap Room/Man of the House
- 5. Eddie Kelly Jigs I & II (with bodhran)
- 6. Cooley's and Molly Bawn Reels (with bodhran)
- 7. Swallow's Nest/Templehouse/Tenpenny Bit Jigs (with bodhran)
The Rose of Omagh performs Irish music including TRAD, Irish drinking songs, folk songs, rebel songs and ballads as well as original music from four of our five albums. Please see "About" below for information about our different performing groups.
Thank you for performing at our wedding. Although we were not there for your performance, I heard from the guests that you were very good. We also appreciated the CD’s and have already enjoyed listening to them. We appreciate you working with us and hope you enjoyed performing. Thanks!
The Rose of Omagh was the hit of our party. I would highly recommend them for any event, they really enhanced our Mothers birthday party. Our guest are still talking about the music they played. Our guest were clapping and stomping along the tunes they played. Sing a longs were also enjoyed. Thank you Rose of Omagh for making our party even greater than we thought possible.
Response from The Rose of Omagh, Irish music:
Thank you, Mary Kay! It was great to see so many generations enjoying Irish music. Many thanks to you, your family, and friends! Anne & Gabriel McMorrow and Janet Marquardt, The Rose of Omagh, Irish music
Price Range: $450.00 to $3500.00
Gig Length: 120 - 360 minutes
Languages: English, Japanese
Insurance: $1,000,000 - General Liability
Website: Visit website
What to Expect
We can perform in traditional Irish pub style - Seated OR Standing for Festivals and Staged Events (See pictures above) . We perform Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, Irish drinking songs, rebel songs, folk songs, and ballads as well as Scottish jigs, reels, and strathspey. We also perform more modern Irish songs by The Pogues as well as certain Christmas selections Irish style during the holiday season. We also perform original material from four of our five albums -"Christmastide 2016: Live," "Troubled Waters," "Meditations on the Irish Saints," and "A Call from Iona."
Thank you to Sue McDevitt, Janet Marquardt, and Gabriel McMorrow! Our "Mariner's Reels" from our "Troubled Waters" album has been selected by Pop-Up Music, a London based company that serves the TV, Film, and gaming industries to appear in their catalogue that they distribute to clients around the world.
The Rose of Omagh, Irish music performs jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, Irish polkas, Irish drinking songs, folk songs, rebel songs, and ballads AND Original Music in "Irish Style."
ATTENTION: For ASCAP inquiries about tracks on our albums "Troubled Waters" AND "Christmastide 2016: 12 Christmas Arrangements by Anne Archer McMorrow for 2 Fiddles, Whistle & Flute and Guitar" please visit the ASCAP website (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). As composers we are listed as MRS ANNE ARCHER MCMORROW & MR GABRIEL MCMORROW. As a publisher we are listed as THE ROSE OF OMAGH LLC.
You have the following performance options:
THREE Musicians performing on violin, whistles/Irish flute, guitar, and vocals.
Irish Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, Irish Drinking Songs, Rebel Song, Folk Songs, and Ballads available with this option. All Jigs and Reels from our album, Live 2016: Jigs and Reels, plus many more jigs and reels.
Up to 4 hours
Option 1WR/SE (Wedding Reception/Special Event)
FOUR Musicians performing on violin, whistles/Irish flute, BODHRAN/DRUM SET/PERCUSSION, guitar and vocals
Irish Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, Irish polkas, Irish Drinking Songs, Rebel Song, Folk Songs, and Ballads available with this option. All Jigs and Reels from our album, Live 2016: Jigs and Reels, plus many more jigs and reels AND Irish Songs by The Pogues
Up to 6 hours
FOUR Musicians performing on violin/viola, whistles/Irish flute harp/piano, guitar, and vocals. This is the instrumentation for our “Troubled Waters” album released in June 2017.
Irish Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, Irish Drinking Songs, Rebel Songs, Folk Songs, Ballads, AND all of the Songs from our albums, “Troubled Waters” and Live 2016: Jigs and Reels available with this option.
Up to 5 hours
Three Musicians performing on violin/viola, whistles/Irish flute, and cello
Irish Jigs, Reels, and Irish Instrumental folk songs and ballads available with this option. Some selections from "Meditations on the Irish Saints: Nine Songs of the Saints and Angels" available with this option.
Up to 4 hours
Please Note: This option has predetermined sets.
Vocals including Irish drinking songs, rebel songs, folk songs, and ballads ARE NOT available with Option 3.
FOUR Musicians performing on violin (Violin I & Violin II/(Viola)), whistles/Irish flute and guitar. This is the instrumentation on our Christmastide 2016: Live album.
Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, Irish Drinking Songs, Rebel Songs, Folk Songs, Ballads, AND all of the Songs from our 3 albums, “Troubled Waters” AND “Christmastide 2016: LIVE AND "Live 2016: Jigs and Reels" available with this option.
Up to 5 hours
FOUR Musicians performing on violin/viola, whistles and cello. This is the instrumentation on "Meditations on the Irish Saints" NIne Songs of the Saints and Angels by Anne Archer McMorrow released in August 2017. I released this style album to get the copyrights on these pieces that I wrote. We will be releasing a LIVE version of this album later this year.
Irish Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, AND all the songs from our album, “Meditations on the Irish Saints” available with this option.
Up to 3 hours
Vocals including Irish drinking songs, rebel songs, folk songs, and ballads ARE NOT available with Option 5.
SIX Musicians performing on violin/viola, whistles/Irish flute, cello, bodhran/drum set/percussion, guitar and vocals.
Irish Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Marches, Irish Drinking Songs, Rebel Songs, Folk Songs, Ballads, AND all of the Songs from our 4 albums, “Troubled Waters” AND “Christmastide 2016: LIVE AND “Meditations on the Irish Saints" AND "Live 2016: Jigs and Reels" available with this option
Up to 8 hours
Please Note: We DO NOT PERFORM Rock, Classic Rock, Jazz, Country, Dance Band Music, Classical Music etc. We ARE NOT listed under any of THESE GENRES on ANY SITE!!!
We ONLY perform Irish music including Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, Irish drinking songs, Irish rebel songs, Irish folk songs, and ballads. We perform traditional Irish drinking songs as well as more modern Irish drinking songs by The Pogues. We perform a FEW Scottish jigs, reels and strathspey. We also have original music composed in "Irish style" as listed in the ABOVE options.
Serious Inquiries for IRISH MUSIC ONLY please!!!
We have VERY FEW "Stage Irish" Selections! If you are looking for "Stage Irish" Songs, please hire someone else!!
Anne Archer McMorrow - Irish flute/tin whistle/low whistle/uilleann pipes (pipes are only available for indoor parties)/Piano/Harp/Vocals, Also owns and performs with Americana Music Gallery AND The Voice of the Ancients, the gaikyoku repertoire of the shakuhachi, the Japanese bamboo flute
Sue McDevitt - Violin/Viola/Piano/Vocals, also performs with the Reading Symphony and owns and performs with Bella Musica
Janet Marquardt - Violin/Viola, also performs with Berks Sinfonietta
Crystal Jordan - Cello, owns and performs with Trio Jolie.
Joe Mieloch - Bodhran, drum set, percussion
Gabriel McMorrow - Dublin native. Guitar and Vocals.
1) Live 2016: Jigs & Reels (released in 2016)
2) Christmastide 2016: Live (released in 2016)
3) Troubled Waters (released in June 2017)
4) Meditations on the Irish Saints (released August 2017)
5) A Call from Iona (Glaoigh o i Chaluim Chille) (released June 2018)
Additional Booking Notes
We have our own sound system and lights for our music stands. We require enough space for a trio (3 musicians) or quartet (4 musicians) or quintet (5 musicians) - whatever you decide best fits your event/party.
Because we perform in traditional Irish pub style (seated) or standing for festivals and staged events we do not provide lighting on our musicians.
Past Booked Events
|September 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Irish Festival at Molly Maguire's Phoenixville,PA|
|September 08, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party (Harleysville, PA)|
|July 15, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Traditional/Original Irish Songs - Levittown, PA|
|June 16, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|March 17, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:30pm||Saint Patrick's Celebration|
|March 16, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Saint Patrick's Celebration|
|March 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Saint Patrick's Celebration (Freehold, NJ)|
|March 10, 2018 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Fundraiser in Rock Hill, New York|
|January 06, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Dinner Party|
|October 07, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour (Whitehouse Station, NJ)|
|September 30, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour (Cape May, NJ)|
|July 01, 2017 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|March 18, 2017 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Birthday Party|
|March 17, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Saint Patrick's Day Party (Malvern, PA)|
|March 16, 2017 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm||Saint Patrick's Day party (New York, NY)|
|March 11, 2017 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||Saint Patrick's Day Party (Perry Hall, MD)|
Song List that our clients may choose from for the Set Lists (Updated every 2 months with new songs we have rehearsed):
The Rose of Omagh Song List
Drinking Songs, Rebel Songs, Folk Songs, and Ballads
The Bog Down in the Valley-O Boolavogue The Boys from the County Armagh From Clare to Here The Cliffs of Dooneen The Croppy Boy Danny Boy Do You Want Your Old Lobby Washed Down? Finnegan’s Wake The Foggy Dew Four Green Fields The Galtee Mountain Boy Galway Bay If I Should Fall from Grace with God (Pogues) I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen I’ll Tell Me Ma I'm a Man You Don't Meet Everyday Johnny I Hardly Knew Yeh The Leaving of Liverpool MacNamara's Band The Mermaid The Minstrel Boy The Molly Maguires My Lagan Love Nancy Whiskey Oro Se Do Bheatha Abhaile Paddy’s Green Shamrock Shore The Parting Glass Raggle Taggle Gypsies A Rainy Night in Soho (Pogues) Red is the Rose The Rising of the Moon
Sally MacLennane Saint Brendan’s Fair Isle Slievenamon Spancil Hill The Spanish Lady Step It Out Mary Streams of Whiskey (Pogues) When You Were Sweet Sixteen Whiskey in the Jar Whiskey You’re the Devil The Wild Rover
Barbara’s Jig/Hills of Glenurchie/Church of Drummore (Scottish) The Blackthorn Stick/Creel of Turf/Woodford Jig Blue Bonnets (Scottish) The Dolphin and the Dancer/Angus MacKinnon/Paddy’s Leather Breeches (Scottish) The Geese in the Bog Jerry’s Hat/Dusty Windowsills/Haunted House Haste to the Wedding/Connaughtman’s Rambles/Father O’Flynn The Kesh/The Battering Ram/Donnybrook Fair Knocknagow/Humours of Ballyloughlin Old John’s Jig/Slieve Russel/The Hag at the Churn Mist Covered Mountain/Fair Haired Boy/Apples in Winter Morrison’s Jig Queen of the Fair/Lilting Banshee/My Darling Asleep The Swallow’s Nest/Templehouse/Tenpenny Bit/Trip to Galway/The Sligo Jig (Killavil Jig)/Cliffs of Moher/Fraher's/The Blarney Pilgrim/Caitlin Ua Ullord/The Lark in the Morning/Bill Hart's Favourite/
Hardiman/An Phis Fliuch/The Swaggering
Behind the Bush in the Garden/Dinny Delaney's/O'Keefe's
The Bag of Spuds Reel/The Boyne Hunt/Sally Gardens/Red Haired Lass The Congress/Dunmore Lassies/Down the Broom The Flowers of Redhill/Drowsy Maggie/Star of Munster The Green Fields of Rossbeigh/In the Tap Room/Man of the House The High Reel Humours of Lissadell/Tarbolton/Morning Dew The Knotted Cord/Hunter’s Purse/Old Grey Gander Maudabawn Chapel/Pigeon on the Gate/Golden Keyboard Paddy on the Turnpike/Flowers of Limerick The Sailor’s Bonnet/Killarney Boys of Pleasure/Maid Behind the Bar Saint Anne’s Reel/Green Groves of Erin/The Lads of Laois/Miss Monaghan Reel/Castlekelly/The Old Copperplate/Famous Ballymote/The Stone in the Fields/Knocknagow/Matt Malloy's/The Drunken Landlady/The Kerry Reel/Humours of Lissadell/The Tarbolton/Morning Dew/The Convenience/Bonnie Kate/Kitty Got a Clinking Coming Home from the Races/Father Kelly's/George White's Favourite/Sally Gardens/Nine Points of Roguery/The Wind that Shakes the Barley/The Flower of the Flock/Connemara Stockings/The Coalminer's Reel/The Old Bush/The Maid in the Cherry Tree/The Swallow's Tail Reel/Saint Ruth's Bush/Maids of Mount Cisco/Cooley's
Harvest Home/Boys of Bluehill/Brendan Vincent’s Favourite/Off to California/The Drunken Sailor
Brian Boru’s March Marbhna Luimni
The Braes of Tullimet
Works by Turlough Carolan (1670-1738) Carolan’s Welcome
Christmas Songs from our album, "Christmastide 2016:Live, Twelve Christmas Arrangements" by Anne Archer McMorrow
The Angel Gabriel/Coventry Carol/Curoo, Curoo (The Call of the Birds)/Don Oiche Ud I mBeithil/The Gooding Carol/I Saw Three Ships/Masters in This Hall/O Holy Night The Saint Day Carol/The Sussex Carol/Taladh Chriosda/The Wexford Carol
Original Songs from our "Troubled Waters" album by Anne Archer McMorrow and Gabriel McMorrow:
1) Mariner's Jigs
2) Troubled Waters
3) Van Dieman's Land
4) Tura Lure Laddies
5) A Glimpse of Avalon
6) Your Memory Lingers On
7) Mariner's Reels
8) Rebel Man
9) Morning Starts Another Day
10) Mariner's of Aran
11) Troubled Waters (Instrumental)
Original Pieces from our "Meditations on the Irish Saints: Nine Songs of the Saints and Angels" by Anne Archer McMorrow
1) Laborers in the Vineyard of the Book of Durrow
2) Padraig's Lament (Jig)
3) Praise the Trinity
4) The Scribes and Illustrators of the Book of Kells
5) The Abbess of Kildare/Command of the Elements (jig)
6) The Secret Book of Kildare
7) Of Saints and Angels
8) The Rose of Jesse
9) The Robes of Saint Columba (All Jigs) I. Monk of Saint Finnian II. Apostle- Priest of Ireland III. Ambassador to Scotland
Influences & Inspiration
We perform all of our selections in "Irish or Scottish Style." We are Americans performing Irish and Scottish music, therefore, we are not copy cats but creators and innovators. All of our arrangements that are not jigs and reels are original arrangements for an Irish music group by Anne Archer McMorrow.
All music from "Troubled Waters" is original music by Anne Archer McMorrow and Gabriel McMorrow.
All music from "Meditations on the Irish Saints: Nine Songs of the Saints and Angels" is original music by Anne Archer McMorrow
3 electrical outlets for our Sound System and music stand lights