There was something of a generational shift at this year’s RTE Radio 1 Folk Awards as younger artists carried off the prizes in the major categories
TradFest returns to Dublin for five days in January (26-30) with an impressive programme combining…
once again before live audiences – albeit under varying levels of restrictions.
One of the most eagerly awaited publications of the year is the new book by master fiddler, Martin Hayes, which is due for launch next month (October).
The annual Gradam Ceoil Awards – the “Oscars” of Irish traditional music – have been…
Tramps and Hawkers, a track from Francy Devine’s recent double album, An Ownerless Corner of Earth, has been chosen by the doyen of Scots folk music, Ewan MacVicar, for a special compilation project to mark one of the folk music and sing collector, Alan Lomax’s significant recording initiatives in Scotland.
online event in light of the continuing difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A decision by YouTube to take down a song on the current conflict in Palestine has astounded composer, Mick Blake.
Christy Moore is one of four musicians to be honoured on a new set of postage stamps, being issued by An Post – the Irish postal service.
The Sparkling Dawn is a new release featuring music from a house party in Hughie Gillespie’s home in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, in 1967.