The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 17 March 2013

Congratulations to Susanna McAdam of Cleggan, Co Galway and John Byrne of Stillorgan in Dublin - winners of CDs by Planxty and Christy Moore.

The answer: Dónal Lunny, Christy Moore, Liam Ó Floinn and Andy Irvine - the four members of the original 1970s Planxty.

here's our new quiz:

The concertina is an instrument in traditional Irish music associated with one particular county more than any other. 

Concertina begins with the letter "c" and there are 4 counties also which begin with "c": Carlow, Cavan, Clare and Cork. The answer is in there somewhere...! 

You can reply by:

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c/o Peter Browne

RTÉ Radio One,

Dublin 4

or email: therollingwave@rte.ie 

Twitter: @Therollingwave

Prizes (X 2) are copies of Jack Talty's new CD "In Flow"

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Traditional and folk music in Ireland, presented by Peter Browne

Tonight we highlight Irish entries for the Prix Svetozar Stracina – a prestigious radio competition for folk music recordings run by Slovak Radio and the EBU. Also, recordings by Clannad and Iarla Ó Lionáird of an O’Carolan song and tune – Eleanor Plunkett – and some other interesting recordings including “The Magpie” by the Unthanks, reels played on the harmonica by Noel Battle and Colonel Fraser on the pipes by Lottie Cullen.

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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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