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    The Rolling Wave Sunday 19 May 2013

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    Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

    A preview of the upcoming Steeple Sessions series of concerts which will be taking place in Dublin city over the summer with artists featured here: The Kane Sisters, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas and The Voice Squad. Also, a live recording of Eric Bogle singing his famous WW1 song "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda" and some old 78rpm recordings of William Andrews who was a celebrated uilleann piper and a píob mhór music instructor for many years with the Greystones Pipe Band of Co. Wicklow.

    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

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Con Cassidy's Mulqueeney's
      Composer: Trad Arr. Lionaird
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Performer(s): John And Aisling Lyons
      Album: Cop. Con., VT 158CD
      Duration: 0:00

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