Music

Friday 12th July

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and Eamon Sweeney review "Number 6 Collaborations Project" from Ed Sheeran, "Egoli" from Africa Express and "Until The Tide Creeps In" from Penelope Isles

Monday 8th July

"Least Like The Other, Searching for Rosemary Kennedy", an opera by Brian Irvine and Irish National Opera

Brian Irvine discusses "Least Like The Other, Searching for Rosemary Kennedy", his co-production with Irish National Opera based on the life of the oldest daughter of Joe and Rose Kennedy; ...

"Porgy & Bess", an interpretation by Ryan Quigley at the National Concert Hall

Trumpeter Ryan Quigley who has recreated "Porgy and Bess", a 1958 album interpretation of the George Gershwin opera by Russell Garcia and featuring Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong; he will ...

Friday 5th July

Chat with A Lazarus Soul

Brian Brannigan and Joe Chester, two members of A Lazarus Soul, the 4-piece folk/roots band with a strong Dublin influence Official website:   https://alazarussoul.bandcamp.com/

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Alan Corr review "Mick Flannery" from Mick Flannery, "Isn’t Life Great" from Constant Supply and "Stonechild" from Jesca Hoop

Wednesday 3rd July

Anna Mieke in session

Wicklow singer/songwriter Anna Mieke and band in session Official website:   https://annamieke.com/

Monday 1st July

Cairde Sligo Arts Festival 2019

Austrian fiddle player Claudia Schwab and Cathy Jordan (of Dervish) who will perform in the "Meascan: Music Across Cultures" opening night concert at Cairde Sligo Arts Festival which opens this ...

Wednesday 26th June

Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh at the International Festival for Irish Harp 2019

Harpist Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and poet Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh who will jointly perform at the upcoming International Festival for Irish Harp Full details:  www.cairdenacruite.com/festival  

Friday 21st June

Daniel Moult at the Pipeworks Festival 2019

Concert organist Daniel Moult, who will present a masterclass at this years Pipeworks Festival Full details:  www.pipeworks.ie

Album reviews

Rachel Breslin and John Meagher review "Late Night Feelings" from Mark Ronson, "False Alarm" from Two Door Cinema Club and "Help Us Stranger" from The Raconteurs

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