Thursday 16th March

"The Brendan Voyage" with Mark Redmond and the National Symphony Orchestra

Uilleann piper Mark Redmond who will be performing "The Brendan Voyage" by Shaun Davey with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall for their St Patrick's Day Celebration ...

Wednesday 15th March

Creating a score for a classic Japanese silent film

Matthew Nolan chats about creating a new score for "A Page of Madness", a classic Japanese silent film about a retired sailor who takes the job of janitor in an ...

Tuesday 14th March

"Acis & Galatea", directed by Tom Creed for Opera Theatre Company

Tom Creed talks about directing the Opera Theatre Company production of Handel’s love story “Acis & Galatea”, going on nationwide tour at the end of the month Full details:

Monday 13th March

Ae-Mak in session

Chat and live music with Aoife McCann and Ellie McMahon of Ae-Mak Official website: (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Friday 10th March

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review “Heartworms” from The Shins, “Semper Femina” from Laura Marling and “Yours Conditionally” from Tennis

Thursday 9th March

"Young Blood: The Beats and Voices of Our Generation" for St Patrick's Festival Weekend

Aoife Woodlock and spoken word performers Felispeaks and John Cummins explain what audiences can expect at "Young Blood: The Beats and Voices of Our Generation", a concert celebrating Irish rap, ...

Wednesday 8th March

Participant in session

Singer/songwriter Participant (aka Stephen Tiernan) chats about and performs tracks from his latest EP “Content” Official website: (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a ...

Wednesday 1st March

Oddsocks in session

Chat with Anthony Mannion, singer with soul/funk band Oddsocks about their new album “The Sound Of The City” Official website:  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download ...

Monday 27th February

Guy Garvey of Elbow

Guy Garvey of the band Elbow chats about current political events and the inspirations for the songs on their latest album “Little Fictions”

Friday 24th February

Album reviews

Jackie Fox and Sean McKenna review "Freedom Highway” by Rhiannon Giddens “The Chief” by Jidenna and “Outside (Briefly)” by Froth



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