Ar Son Éireann
The title translates as "For Ireland." Written by An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (i.e., Douglas Hyde, founder of the Gaelic League, and first President of Ireland), in the 1890s, this song calls the Irish people to stand up for themselves and be proud of being Irish.
Sit Down Under My Protection
Edward Bunting, as a young music graduate, was given a contract to take down the airs played at the gathering of harpists in Belfast in 1795. He published several collections of these, including his last "The Ancient Music of Ireland" in 1840. Krunchie Killeen here presents the first tune in that collection, adding Trombone, Violin, Cello and Drums to Bunting's piano, and simplifying the arrangement.
Lean Out Of The Window Goldenhair
A young James Joyce, reading by fire-side, enticed by the sound of a golden-haired girl singing at her street-side window, closes his book and leaves his room. Poem by Joyce, music by Krunchie, sung by Krunchie
My Ginger Girl
Krunchie's translation of "Mo Chailín Rua," a song about a traveller's devotion to his red-haired darling. Whereas the original, Irish, version has the tinker losing his ginger girl to a butcher boy, Krunchie has them happily married and living to old age.