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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 17 March 2013

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    Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

    Tonight we highlight Irish entries for the Prix Svetozar Stracina – a prestigious radio competition for folk music recordings run by Slovak Radio and the EBU. Also, recordings by Clannad and Iarla Ó Lionáird of an O’Carolan song and tune – Eleanor Plunkett – and some other interesting recordings including “The Magpie” by the Unthanks, reels played on the harmonica by Noel Battle and Colonel Fraser on the pipes by Lottie Cullen.

    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

    Here's the result of our Rolling Wave quiz: The answer is that Tony Mac Mahon comes from Co. Clare and congratulations to Catherine Hallinan, Tallaght and Kathleen Mahon, Ranelagh - both in Dubliin. The prize a copy of the new CD by Tony Mac Mahon and Steve Cooney - "Live in Spiddal".

    Our new quiz is for copies of the new recording of Sliabh Luachra music by Aoife Ní Chaoimh and Paudie O' Connor - "Didn't She Dance and Dance".

    The question: "Where is Sliabh Luachra?"

    Entries judged on the most geographically accurate and/or most imaginative response!

    Answers to therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, RTÉ Radio One, Dublin 4 or @TheRollingWave - Results in January

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