Keelan Sexton of Kilmurry-Ibrickane and Dr Crokes’ Gavin O’Shea  contest a high ball during the AIB Munster Club SFC semi-final in Killarney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dr Crokes (Kerry) 2-19 Kilmurry Ibrickane (Clare) 0-10 Despite a black card and losing their goalkeeper to injury in the first half, reigning All-Ire(...)

More power to your elbow: The Pipes, The Pipes at the Dock

Uilleann pipes are often confused with the bellicose bagpipes, meaning some people may give them a wide berth. Donal Dineen, DJ, broadcaster, photogr(...)

Dancer and dance, musician and tunes: nowhere are their symbiotic relationships more explicit than in the music of Sliabh Luachra, where dance(...)

Matt Cranitch: ‘In this trend towards globalisation of cultures, we need to look inwards as well, and look to the primary sources in terms of both the Sliabh Luachra repertoire and the style of playing’

It’s not so much a geographical location as a state of mind. That’s how writer Con Houlihan described Sliabh Luachra, a maelstrom of traditional mu(...)

Harry Bradley: traditional musician of the year

Anyone tempted to think that the traditional music firmament is a finite space populated by known quantities will have their preconceptions shatter(...)