The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 26 May 2013

Congratulations to Susanna McAdam of Cleggan, Co Galway and John Byrne of Stillorgan in Dublin - winners of CDs by Planxty and Christy Moore.

The answer: Dónal Lunny, Christy Moore, Liam Ó Floinn and Andy Irvine - the four members of the original 1970s Planxty.

here's our new quiz:

The concertina is an instrument in traditional Irish music associated with one particular county more than any other. 

Concertina begins with the letter "c" and there are 4 counties also which begin with "c": Carlow, Cavan, Clare and Cork. The answer is in there somewhere...! 

You can reply by:

post - The Rolling Wave

c/o Peter Browne

RTÉ Radio One,

Dublin 4

or email: therollingwave@rte.ie 

Twitter: @Therollingwave

Prizes (X 2) are copies of Jack Talty's new CD "In Flow"

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

Mick Moloney brings his group "The Green Fields of America" to the TLT Theatre in Drogheda for the showcase concert at this year's Johnstons Folk Festival and we hear some of the artists: piper Jerry O'Sullivan, accordion player Billy McComiskey and some Irish American songs sung by Mick himself who is an expert in this area. Also new CDs from Colm Naughton (banjo) and Niamh Dunne (songs).

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

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