Mick Moloney

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George M Cohan and Ida Darling in Broadway Jones in 1917. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

To celebrate Heritage Week, we’re focusing on this year’s theme of “past times” - reflecting on the popular culture which came from the movement of Ir(...)

From left: Eileen McLain and Tony DeMarco play at the 11th St Bar in New York. DeMarco is known as the Tradfather among fellow musicians. Photograph: Vincent Tullo/The New York Times

The Tradfather was holding court at the 11th St Bar in the East Village during a pause between jigs when his mood temporarily darkened. Amid the small(...)

Background, from left: Eileen McLain and Tony DeMarco play at the 11th St. Bar in New York. Photograph: Vincent Tullo/The New York Times

The Tradfather was holding court at the 11th St Bar in the East Village, New York, during a pause between jigs when his mood temporarily darkened. Ami(...)

Mick Moloney: concert at Dublin Castle’s Printworks Building on May 21st

Except that both events involve music, it’s probably safe to say there will little comparison between next week’s Eurovision Song Contest and a concer(...)

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(...)

Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, an accomplished musician. Photograph: Elizabeth Malby/Baltimore Sun

Michael Oren enjoys nothing more after a long day discussing the complexities of Middle Eastern politics and diplomacy and on the blower to Benjamin N(...)

Brilliant: The Green Fields of America

In Drogheda tonight there is an event that is both delightful and deeply puzzling. Mick Moloney’s brilliant group The Green Fields of America will pla(...)

Niamh Ní Charra: Cuz

The riches to be mined from the music of Sliabh Luachra are inexhaustible, and Niamh Ní Charra’s beautifully rough- hewn collection celebrates (...)