The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 23 June 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 singer and song composer Robbie McMahon of Co Clare passed away in December last year two days after his 86th birthday and tonight we remember the man sometimes called "The King of Spancil Hill".

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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.

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