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Swedish Folk supergroup Quilty have teamed up with Irish maestro Andy Irvine The Swedish band Quilty is a highly renowned interpreter of traditional Irish music and considered to be the foremost band of the Irish folk music scene in Scandinavia.
Stocktons Wing Irish Tour 2024 Icons, trailblazers, and legends of Irish music – Stockton’s Wing, are embarking on a tour to launch their new live album ‘Hometown’. Hitting every county on the island in 2024, they will be visiting venues
Mick Hanly Born in Limerick, singer-songwriter Hanly was inspired by mid-50s rock ‘n’ roll and the Liverpool beat group scene of the Sixties. He soon turned his attention to American folksingers such as, Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, and emerging singer songwriters,
Peggy Seeger needs little introduction, being a totally unique artist who has carved a special place in the folk revival of both the UK and the USA. Now in her 80s, her light burns as brightly as ever, with legendary
Born out of the fourth residency of Leitrim Equation, some of the cream of Irish Music talent have come together: ELEANOR SHANLEY|PADRAIG MCGOVERN|DAVE SHERIDAN|JOHN MCCARTIN Now and again, we meet people and it just works. Instantly at ease in each other’s
Sisters Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill belong to a renowned singing family originally from the Donegal Gaeltacht. The unique style and repertoire of traditional singing they represent so gloriously, comes down to them through generations of the Ó Domhnaill family.
Between them, Irvine and Lunny have been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, The Bothy Band, Mozaik, and recently Usher’s Island. Their unique style of accompaniment is an ongoing influence in the wider world of Irish
Dónal Lunny is popularly regarded as having being central to the renaissance of Irish Music over the last three decades. Since the seventies Dónal has had involvement with some of the most innovative bands to emerge from Ireland including Planxty,
Nicole Maguire from Cork is making major waves on the international music scene. Counting Damien Dempsey and Nancy Griffith as friends and mentors Nicole has grown from a shy 15 year old performing at local venues to a mesmerizing, accomplished star,