As they get ready to play in Ireland, Chris Difford of Squeeze tells Richard Fitzpatrick about some of his favourite albums
After years spent blazing trails with their own projects, the Casey sisters from West Cork finally got around to playing together, writes Marjorie Brennan.
Renowned tin whistle player and founding member of the Chieftains, Sean Potts has died aged 83.
Newstalk radio had a bit of a coup today as they brought together Ireland's favourite astronaut Chris Hadfield and the Chieftains to sing Moondance.
Live music: Masters of Tradition
Traditional Irish musician Paddy Moloney has today been honoured with Mexico’s highest cultural award.
Joan Denise Moriarty instilled a love of ballet in Cork people, taught it to their children, and gave it a home in Firkin Crane, says Jo Kerrigan
IT IS Saturday evening in downtown Calgary.
The Queen's historic visit to Ireland was hailed as a spectacular diplomatic triumph tonight.
The O’Riada collection, which contains instruments, original scores, correspondence, possessions and 2000 books belonging to one of the country’s most important traditional musicians, is today being presented to the Taoiseach on behalf of Ireland.
FOR once The Chieftains sat back and did the listening.
FLAUTIST Sir James Galway yesterday led the tributes to Chieftains’ harpist Derek Bell who died unexpectedly.
Surviving members of the Chieftans said today they would miss Derek Bell "terribly".
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