TRADITIONAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kevin Burke. A fiddler of virtuosic talent and one of the most influential artists in Irish music

There’s a certain coming of age evident in this year’s TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards: a recognition of the complexity of contributions that knit the tradit(...)

Labours of love can falter at the last hurdle: the juncture where home ties are sundered and the wider world gets a peep in. Sean McElwain, bouzouki p(...)