On Thursday the Music Of Healing &Creative Arts Award takes place. This year the Famous trophy will be handed over to one of the finest song writers in Ireland Mickey MacConnell. Such songs as “Only Our Rivers Run Free” have been heard throughout the world and this is one concert not to miss. If thisContinue Reading
Lynched are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional Irish and American dance tunes, and their own original material. Formed asContinue Reading
The Casey / Ní Chathasaigh sisters grew up in a West Cork household steeped in traditional music and song. Having carved very different careers, they have come together to record what is, astonishingly, their first CD together, Sibling Revelry. For this special project, they mine the musical riches of their family, neighbourhood, county and country,Continue Reading
Kevin Barry Moore was born on 23 May 1955 to Nancy Power and Andy Moore of Newbridge in County Kildare, Ireland. He is the youngest member of the family and has three sisters and two brothers. Barry was educated by the Patrician Brothers in Primary School and by the Dominican Fathers in Newbridge College. HeContinue Reading
As always, Fiddler’s Green Festival offers a full week of children’s activities. Programme now available in local shops.