The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 13 October 2019

The Rolling Wave Live at the William Kennedy Piping Festival 2019

The Rolling Wave on RTÉ Radio 1 is delighted to present a special lunchtime concert featuring music and chat from some of the best musicians from home and abroad taking part in this year’s festival. The event will be hosted by the presenter of The Rolling Wave Aoife Nic Cormaic and will subsequently be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1.

Tickets are free but must be booked in advance through this link- 
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-rolling-wave-live-tickets-75878666133

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Two major figures in sean nós singing in the 20th century- Joe Heaney and Seán Ac Dhonncha- were both from Carna in Connemara and both born in October 1919. On tonight's programme we mark their centenary and celebrate their music with help from Dr. Síle Denvir from DCU and Seán Ac Dhonncha's son, Macdara. 

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.

Music Played on the Show

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney, James Cullinane

0:44

Bean Pháidin

Bean Pháidin

Seán Ac Dhonncha

0:01

Bean Pháidín

Bean Pháidín

Joe Heaney

1:37

Brídín Bhéasach

Brídín Bhéasach

Seán Ac Dhonncha

0:01

Bean An Leanna

Bean An Leanna

Joe Heaney

3:54

Táimse Im Chodladh

Táimse Im Chodladh

Seán Ac Dhonncha

3:16

An Bonnán Buí

An Bonnán Buí

Seán Ac Dhonncha

1:19

An Bonnán Buí

An Bonnán Buí

Joe Heaney

1:23

Amhrán Rinn Mhaoile

Amhrán Rinn Mhaoile

Seosamh Ó Héanaigh

4:48

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Dermot Byrne, Steve Cooney, James Cullinane

0:44

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Presenter/Producer:  Aoife Nic Cormaic

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