The Rolling Wave

    Sunday, 9 -10 pm

    The Rolling Wave Sunday 24 February 2013

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    Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

    We mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the great Kerry Sliabh Luachra fiddle-player Pádraig O’Keeffe with examples of his music and excerpts from a radio documentary series on his life. Also accordion music from Alan Kelly and two songs from Muireann Nic Amhlaiomh. Also a new RW competition for copies of the new RTÉ DVD Come West Along the Road Volume 4.

    About The Show

    Named after a famous traditional Irish tune, The Rolling Wave is a sharp ear and a close eye on the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland.

    Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

    Competition

    We have a new competition for the start of summer on The Rolling Wave. The prizes are copies of The New Road CD by Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington.

    The question is: Charlie Piggott was a member of a celebrated traditional group in the1970s - can you name it?  
     
    Answers by post to The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio, Dublin 4. Email to  therollingwave@rte.ie or on Twitter @TheRollingWave

    And we continue on RTÉ Lyric FM every Monday night at 1900.

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