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1 02, 2020

Imbolc

By | 2020-02-01T08:00:17+00:00 February 1st, 2020|Music|Comments Off on Imbolc

February 4th is the midpoint between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. At this time of year it is thought that the pre-Celtic ancients of Ireland celebrated Imbolc. The festival is thought to have [...]

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5 01, 2020

“The most convincing folk band to come out of Ireland in years” Lankum

By | 2020-01-05T15:26:48+00:00 January 5th, 2020|Music|Comments Off on “The most convincing folk band to come out of Ireland in years” Lankum

LANKUM ARE A FOUR-PIECE GROUP FROM DUBLIN, IRELAND WITH AN ALCHEMICAL ABILITY TO COMBINE TRADITIONAL FOLK ROOTS WITH CONTEMPORARY UNDERCURRENTS TO FORGE MUSIC THAT IS DARK, MYSTERIOUS AND TRANSCENDENTAL. Made up of brothers Ian and [...]

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21 12, 2019

From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice

By | 2019-12-21T04:48:56+00:00 December 21st, 2019|Music|Comments Off on From Darkness into Light, Winter Solstice

This year the winter solstice in Ireland takes place at 8.58am GMT on Tuesday the 22nd of December. It will be the shortest day of the year and the longest night. Solstice literally means “Sun [...]

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24 11, 2019

Possibly the best Guinness Christmas Ad Ever

By | 2019-11-24T18:00:03+00:00 November 24th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on Possibly the best Guinness Christmas Ad Ever

Guinness is not only famous for their black stout, but they also produce some of the best blockbuster ads for Christmas on this side of the Atlantic. With an annual turnover in sales of $6 [...]

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18 11, 2019

Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video

By | 2019-11-18T03:00:44+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on Step Into Ireland With This Brilliant Video

Via Sonder Ireland: WHATEVER YOU’RE DOING RIGHT NOW, STOP! Step into ’Sonder’- a visual journey capturing spectacular views from above and below some of Ireland’s national treasures and tourist havens! Take a step back through [...]

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13 10, 2019

Kevin Crawford, Colin Farrell & Patrick Doocey Music & Mischief

By | 2019-10-13T16:24:19+00:00 October 13th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on Kevin Crawford, Colin Farrell & Patrick Doocey Music & Mischief

                                                  BBR003 “Kevin Crawford, Colin Farrell & Patrick Doocey have collaborated and produced a fantastic new album which brings a balance of newly composed tunes and traditional tunes with beautiful harmonies and arrangements all played [...]

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27 09, 2019

Úrnua

By | 2019-09-27T13:00:09+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on Úrnua

From the west of Ireland comes this exciting outfit with all-new music. Featuring 40 new compositions from Carl Hession. Úrnua is the Irish word for fresh and new (pronounced “oor-new-a”). Úrnua are: Carl Hession, piano [...]

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20 07, 2019

Dublin based band Alfi, A mix of Irish traditional and old American.

By | 2019-07-20T22:41:30+00:00 July 20th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on Dublin based band Alfi, A mix of Irish traditional and old American.

Alfi is a fresh new trio combining American old-time and traditional Irish music and song to produce a unique and tasteful sound. Their music features an unusual blend of harp, five-string banjo, low whistle, uilleann [...]

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