Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh recorded a sung version of the Blasket Island slow air Port na bPúcaí

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Sabina Higgins with Michelline Sheehy Skeffington at the Mansion House, Dublin, during   commemoration of La na mBan 1918. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

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Genevieve Hulme-Beaman and Louis Lovett in They Called Her Vivaldi, which is on at Dublin’s Peacock Theatre.

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Dingle-based traditional singer  Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh: “Around here, everyone is just a bit strange and that’s great.”

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Kate Hayes: freelance TV producer, currently working with Coco TV. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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Danú: Buan | Album Review
  • Music
  • March 15, 2015, 13:00

Twenty years together have yet to dull Danú’s edge. In fact, the maturity of their new collection, produced by Dónal Lunny, captures what far (...)

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