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Check out our Top 10 Traditional Irish Albums at the moment in the UK. This month Leonard Barry with his New Road album from 2013 take the top spot. A new entrant is Dónal Clancy with his Songs of a Roving Blade album. John McEvoy and his Traditional Irish Fiddle album also make a welcome return.
Check out the attached and see how many you have in your…Continue
One thing that can be said about Harry Bradley is his unyielding dedication to traditional music. From his childhood in Belfast in the 70’s and 80’s when playing traditional music would have taken extra resolve compared with the present day, he…Continue
This is the new track taken from the upcoming EP to be issued by New York based group GIRSA. The EP will be called Just A Thought and the track is called Rocket to The Moon. Its a blending of traditional and folk with a dash of pop for good measure. The song was written by Scottish group Runrig. The seven female…Continue
THE main events of Nyah 2014 take place this weekend with an action-packed programme of varied events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday that should get everyone in the right frame of mind for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations on Monday. Fleadhs may come and fleadhs may go, but Cavan’s long-running Nyah festival guarantees top cultural and musical events throughout the year,…Continue
Here is a new video of At First Light that featured on RTE at Christmas. It features new member Ciara McCrickard on vocals singing Aird Uí Chuain. Ciara is a native of Castlewellan in County Down and is steeped in the Ulster singing tradition. The name At First Light came from an album released by ‘Lúnasa’ founders John McSherry…Continue
Renowned Irish fiddler Martin Hayes is Artistic Director of the ensemble, inspired by the festival he curates each year in Bantry, Co. Cork. He is joined on stage by six of the most compelling artists in Irish music today.
“These are artists who have found their…Continue
The Arts Council’s strategic review is now underway and the steering group chaired by Terence O’Rourke, has already turned its attention to how dialogue with the arts sector and the wider public can best assist its deliberations and final report.