29th August 2021

A new book about Chief O'Neill- author Ronan O'Driscoll and piper Mark Redmond will be in studio.

22nd August 2021

Liam O'Connor and the late Joe Burke on newly acquired acetate recordings of fiddle player Michael Coleman

15th August 2021

A concert with accordion player Finbarr Dwyer recorded in Dolan's Warehouse in 2007

8th August 2021

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Aoife Nic Cormaic.

1st August 2021

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Aoife Nic Cormaic.

25th July 2021

An interview with Eoin O'Sullivan - Sliabh Luachra musician in residence about his residency projects including the establishment of Sliabh Luachra records.

18th July 2021

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Aoife Nic Cormaic.

11th July 2021

The Rolling Wave visits the students at the Ceoltóir course in the Ballyfermot College of Further Education to see the brand new harps made by their first group of harp making stud

4th July 2021

On the opening weekend of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy we bring you highlights from concerts from previous years of the summer school.

27th June 2021

On tonight's programme we'll be featuring all ten new compositions commissioned by The Rolling Wave last year as part of Faoiseamh.

20th June 2021

The best of Irish traditional music tonight including music from Fisherstreet, Cormac Breathnach, a recent composition from Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, a new release from Martin McGinley

13th June 2021

Fiddle player Ronan Galvin talks about his friend and musical inspiration, the late Donegal fiddler James Byrne

6th June 2021

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Aoife Nic Cormaic.

30th May 2021

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Aoife Nic Cormaic.

23rd May 2021

Poet Mary O'Malley will be joining us to read some of her music related poems and to talk about the tunes and players who inspired them.

16th May 2021

A preview of World Fiddle Day. Special guest PJ Teahan will introduce some newly digitised music from Paddy Cronin, Julia Clifford and others.

9th May 2021

An interview with musician Brian Finnegan who has just released his album 'Hunger of the Skin'.

2nd May 2021

Old and new music on tonight's show including tunes from Christy McNamara and a new recording from singer John Tunney.

25th April 2021

Geraldine Cotter talks about the album Friends of Note which she made with musical legends Paddy Canny, Peter O'Loughlin and Paddy Murphy

18th April 2021

We feature new releases from Lisa Ward, Brian Finnegan and Luka Bloom on this week's show as well as tunes and songs from Altan, The Bothy Band, Phil, John and Pip Murphy and more.

11th April 2021

Tonight we mark the first anniversary of Ben Lennon's passing in March 2020. We have highlights of a concert recorded in tribute to Ben Lennon at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy in 2005.

4th April 2021

Concertina music takes centre stage this week on the programme with some music from the upcoming Consairtín Festival which takes place next weekend.

28th March 2021

Aoife Nic Cormaic will be joined by Charlie Lennon, Daithí Gormley, Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Frankie Gavin in a second programme to mark the passing of musician Joe Burke who died just over a month ago.

21st March 2021

The Rolling Wave celebrates the life and music of Joe Burke who died last month.

14th March 2021

This week we have music from three new cds from Ryan Molloy, Danny Diamond and Brian Miller and Colm Naughton, two tracks from the series 'Sruth' on TG4, two selections of tunes from piper Máire Ní Ghráda and a song from the Inishowen singers archive from the late Charlie McGonigle.

7th March 2021

A celebration of International Womens Day with music chosen and introduced by some great female traditional musicians- Geraldine Cotter, Róisín Chambers, June McCormack, Therese McInerney, Michelle Mulcahy, Rosie Stewart and Máire Ní Ghráda.

The Rolling Wave is also very proud to play a special track recorded by 36 female flute players especially for International Women's Day 2021.

28th February 2021

On tonight's show we have newly released music from John Keehan, Lorcán Mac Mathúna, Full Tilt and John Walshe as well as a new track from Kevin Crawford and friends from Birmingham and lots more.

21st February 2021

Concertina player Caitlín Nic Gabhann joins us to talk about one of her favourite albums, 'The Nervous Man', Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh's debut solo album released twenty years ago this year.

14th February 2021

Liam O'Connor, Director of the ITMA will be in studio to introduce some previously un released recordings of Michael Coleman, Lad O'Beirne and Martin Wynne.

7th February 2021

Michael Harrisson on the music of his grandmother, fiddle player Aggie Whyte

31st January 2021

A look at some of 2021's early traditional music releases.

24th January 2021

Two new cds profiled this week - Cairn by Barry Kerr and a second recording of the music of Canon Goodman from Emer Mayock, Mick O'Brien and Aoife Ní Bhriain.

17th January 2021

Niamh Ní Charra joins us to talk about her new album Donnelly's Arm and we have music from a new cd from Charlie and Rowan Piggott as well as tunes from Cathal Croke from the Féile Nasc 2020 sessions(www.nasc.ie) , Jackie Daly from 1977 and Conal Ó Gráda.

10th January 2021

This week fiddle player Danny Diamond will be joining us from America to talk about one of his musical heroes, the late Andy Dickson and we also have a gorgeous song recorded by Róisín Chambers and Natalie Ní Chasaide for the Féile Nasc 2020 sessions. (www.nasc.ie)

3rd January 2021

This week we present an early celebration of Nollaig na mBan with a selection of music from some of our finest female artists- including Treasa Ní Mhiolláin, Kitty Hayes, Saileog Ní Cheannabháin, the Friel Sisters, Róisín Chambers and many more.