Ómós: Brendan McGlinchey

Renowned fiddler and composer, Brendan McGlinchey, died in England on April 25 at the age of 79. Universally acclaimed for his playing, his invention and his good humour, he exerted a significant influence on a generation of musicians.

Ómós: Andy Dickson

prompted a great sense of loss throughout the traditional music community while at the same time prompting much reminiscing about his life as a memorable performer and a wonderful teacher.

Muireann’s Sea Airs

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh describes Thar Toinn/Seaborne as a ‘capsule project’ – a mini album or EP (take your pick) of six tracks – all connected by their associations with the sea.