Traditional Irish Music
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We often ask artists to describe their music and replies in the main are gentle and reserved. One band that we admire a lot are Sligo outfit Moxie who bring a refreshing alternative sound to the table. We listen to in excess of 120 albums each year and at least 80%+ are…Continue
The Lower Road is the much anticipated solo release by a musician that has generally remained in the shadows of the many bands and projects that he has been involved with over the years. Paul Meehan was born in Manchester where contemporaries like Mike McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly & John Joe Kelly provided the early…Continue
This is an exciting prospect from Tom Delany, Dessie Kelliher and Brian O'Loughlin. Its a new album recorded this summer called "Well for Some" and will be released in the coming weeks. It a vibrant and tightly arranged combination of pipes, flute and guitar. It may also find it's way into our Download Centre for Broadcasters in…Continue
The initial response to our Music Download Centre has been hugely positive. We have been inundated with emails and comments since we posted this…Continue
We have 5 copies of a new outstanding compilation album of traditional Irish music to give away to our readers. The album is called The Wild Atlantic Way - A Journey in Irish Music and its goal is to "tells stories, invite reflection and capture the sense of fun that is an essential part of any trip along THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY.
Banjo albums have been thin on the ground so far in 2015, with a few exceptions. The arrival of Paul Meehan's album 'The Lower Road' as well as a new release by Kenny Donagher and Kerrie Herrity called ‘Box & Banjo’ may just change that.
The Lower Road by Meehan is a very solid affair and…Continue
Pádraic Keane hails from Maree, Co. Galway and was born into a great musical family in 1991. His father Tommy is a well known piper, originally from Waterford who was taught by the legendary piper Tommy Kearney. His mother Jacqueline McCarthy is a very respected concertina player and is the daughter of the late Tommy McCarthy from…Continue