There has been a raft of new releases of traditional music and song; tonight we hear a selection of the brightest and best of them.
Music and song recorded at the nightly recitals at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy earlier this month in Co. Clare.
To mark the recent issue of a complete set of the 78rpm recordings of Leitrim flute-player John McKenna. We also hear a 1983 Long Note documentary programme on his life and music.
Our programme comes from Miltown Malbay in Co. Clare at the start of the 42nd Willie Clancy Summer School with music, song and a look forward to the week's events.
Some nostalgia this evening on the Rolling Wave: The Leitrim Céilí Band, Mary Ann Carolan, Brendan Behan, Patrick Kavanagh, Luke Kelly and more.
County Wexford has a strong music and song tradition and The Rolling Wave spends its time tonight with a selection of recent and archived music and song from the Model County
Music from Paddy Cronin, Johnny O'Leary and a session in Browne's bar, Castleisland, sean-nós singing from Corca Dhuibhne and news of summer traditional music events.
This year's Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy starts in a month's time and tonight we hear music and song recorded in previous years.
Many new good quality CD recordings of traditional music and song
Tonight's Rolling Wave features songs from the new CD by the unique three man vocal harmony group The Voice Squad
In February of this year, accordion, concertina and mouth organ players from Ireland and abroad participated in the Bonn Óir Uí Riada traditional music competition.
This Bank Holiday weekend Rolling Wave marks the beginning of May -Bealtaine -with suitable music and song to welcome the coming of a brighter season
Tracks from David Power's new piping CD "The Eighteen Moloney", memories of John Brady, Paddy Cronin and other items of interest from the traditional music world.
Singer and songwriter Andy Irvine joins Peter Browne in studio to talk about his latest album "Parachilna" recorded in Australia and the band Mosaik.
The Rolling Wave visits Ballydesmond, Co Cork to hear all about a new traditional music initiative in Munster - the 2014 Sliabh Luachra Music Trail.
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
We remember Seán Potts - a member of a famous Dublin traditional music family who passed away recently.
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.
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.
In this week's programme, we feature the new album Grace Bay by Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello.
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
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.
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.
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)
To mark Burns Night last night, a programme reflecting the growth and diversity available in today’s Scottish folk and traditional music world.
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.
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.
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.