Now here’s a revelatory collection. Michelle Burke takes leave of her role as lead singer with Cherish The Ladies and makes her considerab(...)

Songs from the Donegal and Scots Gaelic tradition belong to a rich store: many preoccupied with the vagaries of love lost, squandered or unrequited(...)

Manchester’s traditional music scene is a vibrant melting pot. Colin Farrell, an award-winning fiddle and whistle player, adds further to the c(...)

The healthy state of our ballad and folk tradition is underscored weekly in club gatherings such as An Góilín and the Clé Club. Fergus Russell is a re(...)

There’s a quality to the pairing of fiddle and concertina that goes to the heart of traditional music: both are characterised by a lightness o(...)

This American foursome cocks some mighty keen ears in the direction of American old-time music, and this latest collection sees them in the finest (...)

Tucan: Towers | Album Review
  • Music
  • April 9, 2015, 16:00

Cinematic in scope, but occasionally stumbling into an aural morass, Sligo’s Túcan clearly mean business as they train their wide-angle lens o(...)

For sheer visceral energy and vitality, few musicians scale the heights of the late Doolin whistle player, lilter and singer, Micho Russell. Th(...)

Skipper’s Alley are a new band mining the tradition for the best and the most intriguing material, and minting their own tunes in the spaces i(...)

The precision tooling that propels céilí dancing is an art that not all can master, but The Kilfenora Céilí Band have excelled in its intricac(...)