wonderful Conamara singer and storyteller from Glinsce, Carna, County Galway.
reat of Irish traditional singing.
Master piper, teacher and maker, Leo Rowsome, has been honoured in the Dublin suburb of Donnycarney where he lived and worked until his death in 1970.
A number of poems by W.B. Yeats are to be set to music in a new album featuring performances by Cathy Jordan, Kevin Burke, Eleanor Shanley, and many others.
to receive the Markievicz Award from the Arts Council in the Republic this year.
A comprehensive research report on the challenges, opportunities and supports currently available to traditional arts practitioners in Ireland raises a number of crucial issues about the current state of the sector and its potential development in the future.
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of the revered singer-songwriter, Liam Weldon, was fittingly marked by a simple but well constructed film by Derek Copley and the Ballyer Trad Hub from Ballyfermot, Dublin.
News of the passing of Diarmuid Ó Cathasaigh, Uachtaráin, Howth Singing Circle, was quickly echoed around Ireland and beyond. He was a much-respected singer – go háirithe amhráin i nGaeilge – and dramatic deliverer of recitations.
Though widely acclaimed as one of Ireland’s leading traditional singers, Rita Gallagher has never been tempted to make a full-time career out of her undoubted gift. The reason is quite simple, singing is her passion – not her profession.
Singer-songwriter and guitarist, Kieran Halpin, died on Monday October 5, aged 65, in Munich. Based in Germany in recent years, Kieran was born in Ardee, Co. Louth and began playing clubs at the age of 15.