Friday 11th November

Remembering Leonard Cohen, RIP

A special programme remembering the life and work of Leonard Cohen, with guests Paul Muldoon, John MacKenna, Peter Murphy and biographer Sylvie Simmons  (for copyright reasons this programme is not available to ...

Thursday 10th November

Barry McCormack in session

Barry McCormack performs live and chats about how the north inner city area of Dublin 7 inspired the tracks on his latest album “The Tilt Of The Earth” Official website: ...

Wednesday 9th November

Alabama 3 in session

British rock/blues band Alabama 3 chat about their mixed style of music, their 20 year career and their new album “Blues” Official website:  (for copyright reasons this item is ...

Tuesday 8th November

James Cramer in session

Dublin singer/songwriter James Cramer about his career as lead singer of the band Tupelo, having a dual career as a solo artist and releasing his debut album next year Official ...

"Orchestrated, Vol I", Joe Dolan and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Ben Dolan and Joe Csibi, conductor/arranger of  “Orchestrated, Vol I”, an album featuring a collection of Joe Dolan’s biggest hits re-recorded with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Official website: 

Monday 7th November

"Owl Music", lullabies by Nico Brown and Martin Brundsen

Nico Brown and Martin Brundsen, former artists-in-residence at Kilruddery House Wicklow explain why they created an album of lullabies called “Owl Music” Official website: (for copyright reasons the music ...

Friday 4th November

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Eamon Sweeney review “The Heavy Entertainment Show” from Robbie Williams,  “The Cadences Of Others” from We Cut Corners and “Here” from Alicia Keys

Thursday 3rd November

Swan Hennessy, Terence McSwiney and Quartet Day at Triskel

Dr Axel Klein profiles the American composer Swan Hennessy, whose string quartet based on the life of Irish republican hunger-striker Terence MacSwiney will feature in a concert at the Triskel ...

Oh Pep in session

Chat and live music from Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs of Australian folk/pop band Oh Pep ahead of their Irish tour with their debut album “Stadium Cake” Official website: ...

Wednesday 2nd November

Booka Brass Band in session

Chat with Paul Kiernan and and Jack Marks of the 8-piece Booka Brass Band who perform tracks from their new EP “Chilled Milk” Official website: (for copyright reasons this item ...



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