The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

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The Rolling Wave Sunday 3 February 2013

Congratulations to two winners of the Rolling Wave quiz for copies of Liam O'Connor's new CD "Loom". The question was about what groups fiddle-player Seán Keane was a member of and there were plenty of answers. We know of four ensembles: The Castle Ceilí Band, Ceoltóirí Chualann, The Chieftains and an unusual one - The Halfpenny Bridge Quartet. 

CDs go to Liz McMahon of Enniskerry, Co Wicklow and Noel Howard of Lissarda, Co Cork.

And here's a new quiz for copies of the debut CD by the group Ushers Island. 

We'd like to know where or what is Ushers Island?

Answers by :

post to The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTE Radio One, Dublin 4 

email therollingwave@rte.ie 

Twitter @Therollingwave

Good Luck!

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

Aibhlín McCrann pays tribute to the late Éamonn de Buitléir, musician, broadcaster, film maker and leader of the 1970s traditional group Ceoltóirí Laighin and we hear an archive recording of Éamonn talking about his friend, the composer and musician Seán Ó Riada.

 

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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.

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