The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Thursday 28 May 2020

Coming Up: The Rolling Wave Sunday May 31st

Tonight on the show we mark the 1st anniversary of the death of fiddle player and composer Paddy Fahey. Musician Claire Keville joins us to talk about Paddy Fahey and we have music from Martin Hayes, Claire Keville, Breda Keville, the Kane Sisters, Máirtín Byrnes, Conor Tully and Paddy Carty and Kevin and Seamus Glackin

Ep 9 - Liz and Yvonne Kane

In 2006 RTÉ Radio 1 broadcast a series called Cherish the Ladies about women in Irish Traditional Music. One of the episodes featured Galway sisters and fiddle players Liz and Yvonne Kane who talked about the influence of grandparents on their music, writing tunes and the special musical connection they have as sisters. First broadcast in 2006.

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.

In addition to the Sunday night show The Rolling Wave now has a podcast strand. Each week after the show a featured podcast from our archive will be published. You can have a listen to the podcasts here



Contact the Show

Presenter/Producer:  Aoife Nic Cormaic


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