The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

Sunday, 9 -10 pm

The Rolling Wave Sunday 26 March 2017

Congratulations to our two winners of copies of the CD Ushers Island. The correct answer is that Ushers Island is on the River Liffey quays in Dublin City. There were many imaginative answers!

The winners:  
Séamus Byrne, Sandycove, Co.Dublin and David Barnes, Cwmystwyth, Wales.

Our new competition is for two copies of Christy Moore's album Lily and the question - not too taxing, we hope - where is Christy from? 

Answers by email, post or Twitter to therollingwave@rte.ie or The Rolling Wave, Music Programmes, RTÉ Radio One or @TheRollingWave.

Good Luck!

The Rolling Wave

The Rolling Wave

RTÉ is sending four pieces of music and song as entries in the prestigious Prix Svetozar Stracina held every two years by Slovak Radio in Bratislava. This is an international competition for folk and traditional music recordings made by radio stations all over the world and you can hear our four entries in tonight's Rolling Wave.

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.

Sunday, 10.00pm on RTÉ Radio 1

Music Played on the Show

The Rolling Wave

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Harry Bradley, Mick O' Brien, John Blake, Liam O'Connor

0:47

Planxty Davis, Reel (No Name)

Planxty Davis, Reel (No Name)

Noel Hill, Jack Talty

4:16

Téir Abhaile, Mescall's (Slides)

Téir Abhaile, Mescall's (Slides)

Noel Hill, Jack Talty

1:49

Slide (No Name)

Slide (No Name)

Noel Hill, Jack Talty

1:20

Cruach

Cruach

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh

3:39

Máire Mhór

Máire Mhór

Na Mooneys

3:25

Na Trí Captaení Loinge

Na Trí Captaení Loinge

Chamber Choir Ireland

4:38

The Snows They Melt The Soonest

The Snows They Melt The Soonest

Muireann Nic Amhlaiobh, Donagh Hennessey

3:33

Lilies In The Field, The Lightening Flash

Lilies In The Field, The Lightening Flash

Emmett Gill, Jesse Smith

2:39

The Yellow Tinker, The Girl Who Broke My Heart

The Yellow Tinker, The Girl Who Broke My Heart

Jesse Smith

3:31

The Kilfinane, Alasdruim's March

The Kilfinane, Alasdruim's March

Emmett Gill

3:24

Joe Ryan's Set Dance, Callaghan's Hornpipe

Joe Ryan's Set Dance, Callaghan's Hornpipe

Emmett Gill, Jesse Smith

3:29

Oakum Mo Phríosiúin

Oakum Mo Phríosiúin

Cóil Neaine Pháidín

4:44

The Glens Of Aherlow

The Glens Of Aherlow

3:25

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