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Alison Krauss and Robert Plant. Photograph: David McClister

Top 5 Americana/roots 2021 These days genre, like gender, is fluid. Robert Plant and Alison Krauss embrace this approach on their long-awaited Raise (...)

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Christy Moore receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards at Vicar Street in Dublin on Tuesday night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Singer Christy Moore was presented with a lifetime achievement award at the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards on Tuesday night. The Planxty founder and influen(...)

Burgeoning folk duo Eoin Ó Ceannabháin and Ultan O’Brien have received scores of nominations ahead of the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards.

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