Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock

Tuesday 10.30pm - 11pm

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Tuesday 15th August

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock Part 7

In the last episode ofIn the last episode of Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock, Dave reflects on bands that stayed the course and also salutes the children of emigrants who changed the landscape of the UK charts, Dave reflects on bands that stayed the course and also salutes the children of emigrants who changed the landscape of the UK charts

Tuesday 8th August

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock Episode 6

In the penultimate episode of Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock, Dave has reached the Millennium and pays tribute to artists such as Villagers, Fionn Regan and Glen Hansard. He also takes the time to remember the great bluesman Gary Moore who died a few years ago but takes time to salute one the greats, still going strong, and one of Dave's most admired musicians, Van Morrison.

Tuesday 1st August

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock - Part Five

This week Dave remembers some of the bands that should have made it bigger, including The Revenants and the bands that went all the way, including Snow Patrol. There's an interview with the ever articulate and interesting Neil Hannon and a look at some of the singer song writers such as Gemma Hayes and David Kitt.

Tuesday 25th July

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock Part 4

This week on the Story of Irish Rock, Dave reaches the 1990s, from the rise of the festival such as Feile to the big stadium gigs such as Robbie Williams at Slane. It was also when Sinead O'Connor and Delores O'Riordan of the Cranberries found international fame... Dave plays two archive interviews with them. And it's the decade of the death of Rory Gallagher and the the rise of Ireland's own grunge scene

Tuesday 18th July

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock Part 3

Dave hangs out in the 1980s recalling the great era of the open air concert including Cork Rocks, the first ever Slane, Self Aid and Bob Marley at Dalymount. Also, it's the time when every Irish band was anointed the new U2

Tuesday 11th July

Dave Fanning's Story of Irish Rock Part Two

This week, Dave hangs around the 1970s, and looks at the Boomtown Rats and bands such as Stiff Little Fingers and The Undertones

Tuesday 4th July

Part one of the decidedly not definitive Story of Irish Rock

Part one of the decidedly not definitive Story of Irish Rock. In the first episode, Dave talks about the early days of Irish rock music, where the showbands led into something a little less derivative...

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Writer and presenter: Dave Fanning

Producer: Sian O'Gorman 

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