Dreams, by their very nature, are elusive, enigmatic and frequently inexplicable. The music that Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Thomas Bartlett make has a(...)

Choosing for their third studio album release a cover illustration titled Precipice might say something about The Gloaming’s state of mind. As with th(...)

Muhammad Al-Hussaini: “When I sing sean nós I feel I am reciting sacred verses in Irish. It really feels like that. In our hearts, we are all Irish.”

Imam Muhammad Al-Hussaini stands in a white-painted room in the London Irish Centre singing the slow sean nós air, Caoineadh na dTrí­ Muire, the keeni(...)

Iarla Ó Lionáird: ‘I’m beginning to understand that the goal really is to create experiences for the listener and for myself.’ Photograph: Feargal Ward

Remoulding songs from our sean nós tradition is a bold move, and not one to be taken lightly, unless the adventurer has a suit of armour to protect h(...)