Cathy Jordan

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Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark the band’s 30 years of performing. Photograph: Colin Gillen/framelight.ie

Sligo-based traditional music group Dervish are to be given a special reception by Sligo County Council to mark 30 years of the band performing. The (...)

There’s an air of a conversation being started throughout Dervish’s first album on Americana blue-chip label Rounder Records. This Sligo band have ex(...)

 An impromptu rehearsal in Gurrie’s Launderette, Sligo with Dean Gurrie on guitar,   father and son Rory and Paul Maitland, and husband and wife Kieran Quinn and Sinead Maguire in song. Photograph: Brian Farrell/The Irish Times

Many of them have day jobs such as being a chef, barber or boutique manager but Sligo musician Kieran Quinn has no qualms about bringing the(...)

Kieran Quinn is on a mission to find pianos. The former GAA county player, who helped Sligo win the Connacht final in 2007, is now perhaps even better(...)

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 (...)

Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)

It’s been five years since their last album and, in the interim, Dervish have revisited their Sligo roots, stripping tunes down to their(...)