The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 12 March 2017

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...! 

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c/o Peter Browne

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

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

To mark International Women's Day earlier this week, we have all women musicians and singers on tonight's Rolling Wave and we're joined in studio by Grace Toland, Director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive.

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

Music Played on the Show

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Harry Bradley, Mick O' Brien, John Blake, Liam O'Connor


Good News From Home

Good News From Home

Annie Hirrell


Lord Gordon

Lord Gordon

Orfhlaith Mcauliffe


Óró Mo Bháidín

Óró Mo Bháidín

Síle Denvir


Argentinian Waltz (No Name)

Argentinian Waltz (No Name)

Bernard Gannon


The Lakes Of Coolfin

The Lakes Of Coolfin

Winnie O'Donnell




Contact the Show

Presenter/Producer: Peter Browne


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