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    Archive 2014

    Sunday 13th April 2014

    The Rolling Wave visits Ballydesmond, Co Cork to hear all about a new traditional music initiative in Munster - the 2014 Sliabh Luachra Music Trail.

    Sunday 6th April 2014

    Peter is joined in studio by musician and musicologist Tim Collins to preview next weekend' s Consairtín, The National Concertina Convention taking place in Ennis Co. Clare                 

    Sunday 30th March 2014

    We remember Seán Potts - a member of a famous Dublin traditional music family who passed away recently.

    Sunday 23rd March 2014

    Fiddle-player Martin Hayes joins Peter Browne in studio to talk about the new group The Gloaming and other projects in his always interesting musical life.

    Sunday 16th March 2014

    Tonight's Rolling Wave is a tribute to Finbarr Dwyer (1946 - 2014) - a skilled and highly original accordion-player from West Cork who passed away recently.

    Sunday 9th March 2014

    In this week's programme, we feature the new album Grace Bay by Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello.

    Sunday 2nd March 2014

    Sunday 23rd February 2014

    Tracks from flute-player Harry Bradley’s new CD The First of May, two songs from June Tabor and a preview of this coming week’s Corofin Traditional Festival in Co. Clare

    Sunday 16th February 2014

    Two famous musicians passed away in the last week, accordion-player Finbarr Dwyer and tin-whistle player Seán Potts. We hear recordings of both, archive recordings of Micho Russell, a preview of upcoming events, a song from Scotland, another from the Isle of man and a new competition for copies of the new CD from the Gloaming.

    Sunday 9th February 2014

    Music and song from the new CD from the Friel Sisters, three songs from Eric Bogle, Andy Irvine and Labhrás Drápeir,  a memory of composer Brendan Tonra, a preview of the forthcoming concertina weekend in Miltown Malbay and the results of our Rolling Wave quiz.

    Sunday 2nd February 2014

    Four newly issued discs from Andy Irvine (Parachilna), John Blake (The Narrow Edge), Liz Carroll (On the Off Beat) and Mórga (For the Sake of Auld Decency)        

    Sunday 26th January 2014

    To mark Burns Night last night, a programme reflecting the growth and diversity available in today’s Scottish folk and traditional music world.

    Sunday 19th January 2014

    We meet Waterford piper Jimmy O’Brien Moran to hear about his new CD Take Me Tender which is based on his researches into the life and music of the 19th Century Galway piper Paddy Conneely.

    Sunday 12th January 2014

    Two songs written by Stephen Foster who died 150 years ago on January 13th 1864, music from Micheál Ó Súilleabháin and friends recorded in 1977, Songs from Wexfordman Paddy Berry and a new CD from Brenda McCann, Annette Owens and Brian McGrath called Fly by Night.

    Sunday 5th January 2014

    Songs from Iain Mackintosh and Eric Bogle to mark the centenary year of the start of World War One, music from a new disc by the Friel sisters of Glasgow, tunes from a 2005 album called “Tunes”, a song The January Man from Christy Moore and a new quiz to kick off 2014.

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