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#Irish music

# irish-music - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Fontaines DC and Denise Chaila among artists shortlisted for Choice Music album of the year prize
# Irish Music
# Irish Music

Fontaines DC and Denise Chaila among artists shortlisted for Choice Music album of the year prize

Jan 6th 2021, 1:50 PM 7,964 Views 5 Comments

Ten artists are included in the shortlist and the winner will be announced in March.

# irish-music - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in Irish music?
# Play The Hits
# Play The Hits

Quiz: How well do you remember the decade that was in Irish music?

Dec 31st 2019, 9:00 PM 31,809 Views 21 Comments

It’s been a good decade with Irish artists topping the charts around the world.

# irish-music - Friday 25 January, 2019

James Blake sampled an Irish musician's old RTE recording on his buzzy new album
# Assume Form
From The Daily Edge
# Assume Form

James Blake sampled an Irish musician's old RTE recording on his buzzy new album

Jan 25th 2019, 7:00 PM 3,798 Views 0 Comments

This is so lovely.

# irish-music - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year
# Rte Choice Music Prize
# Rte Choice Music Prize

These 10 nominees are battling it out to be named Irish Album of the Year

Jan 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 10,682 Views 20 Comments

Two of those nominated have won the award before.

# irish-music - Saturday 7 July, 2018

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder
# Lomax In éirinn
# Lomax In éirinn

Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

Jul 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 16,814 Views 10 Comments

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland.

# irish-music - Saturday 7 April, 2018

The future of Irish music is playing at Croke Park later this month
# Youth Music Awards
# Youth Music Awards

The future of Irish music is playing at Croke Park later this month

Apr 7th 2018, 10:00 AM 8,624 Views 5 Comments

Recording time in a professional studio and an album release is up for grabs at the Irish Youth Music Awards.

# irish-music - Sunday 1 April, 2018

In 'challenging' times for the Irish music scene, an old school recording studio is managing to keep rocking
# Sun Studios
# Sun Studios

In 'challenging' times for the Irish music scene, an old school recording studio is managing to keep rocking

Apr 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 13,405 Views 2 Comments

Waltons on George’s Street is gone, and this Temple Bar studio has also had to adapt to survive.

# irish-music - Friday 26 January, 2018

A Woman's Heart was the soundtrack to last night's Derry Girls, and everyone got so nostalgic
# My Heart Is Low
From The Daily Edge
# My Heart Is Low

A Woman's Heart was the soundtrack to last night's Derry Girls, and everyone got so nostalgic

Jan 26th 2018, 10:21 AM 9,284 Views 3 Comments

Ooooonly a woman, oooOOONLY A WOMAN!

# irish-music - Monday 15 January, 2018

Irish musicians are paying tribute to the 'unforgettable' Dolores O'Riordan on Twitter
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Irish musicians are paying tribute to the 'unforgettable' Dolores O'Riordan on Twitter

Jan 15th 2018, 6:34 PM 5,612 Views 0 Comments

The Cranberries singer has passed away suddenly at the age of 46.

# irish-music - Thursday 28 December, 2017

10 deadly tracks by Irish women you might have missed in 2017
# Women Rock
From The Daily Edge
# Women Rock

10 deadly tracks by Irish women you might have missed in 2017

Dec 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 4,728 Views 4 Comments

A talented bunch.

# irish-music - Monday 18 December, 2017

A man proposed to his girlfriend in the middle of a gig in Dublin and the crowd went WILD
# King Kong Company
From The Daily Edge
# King Kong Company

A man proposed to his girlfriend in the middle of a gig in Dublin and the crowd went WILD

Dec 18th 2017, 3:19 PM 7,206 Views 2 Comments

She said yes, of course.

# irish-music - Saturday 2 September, 2017

People used to scoff at Irish rappers, but the hip hop scene in Ireland is booming
# Irish Music
# Irish Music

People used to scoff at Irish rappers, but the hip hop scene in Ireland is booming

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 25,949 Views 59 Comments

A new documentary, The Truth About Irish Hip Hop, tells the story of how Irish rappers are carving out a niche in the music industry.

# irish-music - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting B*Witched's self-titled first album
# Throwback Tunes
From The Daily Edge
# Throwback Tunes

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting B*Witched's self-titled first album

Jun 24th 2017, 6:00 PM 4,245 Views 1 Comment

Is it any good, 19 years on?

# irish-music - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting Boyzone's first album, Said And Done
# TBT
From The Daily Edge
# TBT

Throwback Tunes: Revisiting Boyzone's first album, Said And Done

May 28th 2017, 8:00 PM 4,819 Views 2 Comments

Is is any good, 22 years on?

# irish-music - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted
# Father Sesh Ledge
From The Daily Edge
# Father Sesh Ledge

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted

Mar 29th 2017, 3:18 PM 13,750 Views 2 Comments

This music video starring Father Ted actor Joe Rooney tells us how he’s getting on. (Hint: Not great!)

# irish-music - Friday 24 March, 2017

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive
# A Different Beat
From The Daily Edge
# A Different Beat

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive

Mar 24th 2017, 10:55 AM 10,280 Views 5 Comments

EEEYEAAA OH. EEEYEAAA OH.

# irish-music - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?
# Talk About Pop Music
From The Daily Edge
# Talk About Pop Music

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?

Feb 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,301 Views 1 Comment

The 90s/early 2000s were golden years for Irish pop music. GOLDEN YEARS.

# irish-music - Sunday 29 January, 2017

12 deadly new Irish artists to get your ears around in 2017
# New Year New Tunes
From The Daily Edge
# New Year New Tunes

12 deadly new Irish artists to get your ears around in 2017

Jan 29th 2017, 8:15 PM 23,576 Views 0 Comments

There’s something for everyone here.

# irish-music - Monday 9 January, 2017

People absolutely loved this Cork artist's song featured on Striking Out last night
# Lyra
From The Daily Edge
# Lyra

People absolutely loved this Cork artist's song featured on Striking Out last night

Jan 9th 2017, 10:39 AM 17,887 Views 1 Comment

It’s by Cork artist Lyra.

# irish-music - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play
# On The Air
# On The Air

Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play

Sep 28th 2016, 1:40 PM 18,397 Views 74 Comments

They were there to launch a new bill from Labour TD Willie Penrose.

# irish-music - Monday 29 August, 2016

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?
# Arty Farty
From The Daily Edge
# Arty Farty

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?

Aug 29th 2016, 6:12 PM 8,045 Views 0 Comments

Test that music knowledge.

# irish-music - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67
# RIP
# RIP

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67

Aug 9th 2016, 12:27 PM 20,127 Views 18 Comments

Padraig Duggan founded the Irish family folk music group with his twin brother in the 1970s.

# irish-music - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

These are the best bands in Ireland this year
# Choice Music Prize
# Choice Music Prize

These are the best bands in Ireland this year

Jan 6th 2016, 4:46 PM 26,378 Views 26 Comments

One is going to win a massive 10k prize.

# irish-music - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

"Curb your expectations and just run with it" - Joseph Panama from Overhead, The Albatross on Irish festivals
# Sponsored
# Sponsored

"Curb your expectations and just run with it" - Joseph Panama from Overhead, The Albatross on Irish festivals

Aug 4th 2015, 7:15 PM 2,845 Views 2 Comments

We chatted to the bassist from the six-piece, who you can catch at festivals all summer.

# irish-music - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July
# Oh Ma Ma Ma
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Ma Ma Ma

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July

Jul 1st 2015, 1:54 PM 30,283 Views 8 Comments

It’s packed full of dirt. Really.

# irish-music - Monday 25 May, 2015

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio
# Ceol Agus Craic
# Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

May 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 18,063 Views 122 Comments

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

# irish-music - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman
# Slan Go Foill
# Slan Go Foill

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman

May 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 30,137 Views 21 Comments

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

# irish-music - Friday 15 May, 2015

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun
# Rattle And Hum
# Rattle And Hum

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun

May 15th 2015, 1:27 PM 36,327 Views 63 Comments

U2 kicked off their world tour last night.

# irish-music - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Kodaline were on James Corden's show last night and fans couldn't cope
# The One
From The Daily Edge
# The One

Kodaline were on James Corden's show last night and fans couldn't cope

Apr 30th 2015, 11:12 AM 4,639 Views 0 Comments

Go on the lads!

# irish-music - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland?
# Your Shout
# Your Shout

Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland?

Apr 19th 2015, 8:00 PM 26,293 Views 259 Comments

The people need to know…

# irish-music - Friday 17 April, 2015

7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals
# Quirktastic
# Quirktastic

7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals

Apr 17th 2015, 11:45 AM 17,753 Views 13 Comments

Proof that really IS something for everyone.

# irish-music - Thursday 16 April, 2015

"A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night" - quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix
# New Music
# New Music

"A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night" - quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix

Apr 16th 2015, 6:15 PM 10,580 Views 5 Comments

David Tapley chats to us about his best gig experience, writing songs and pyjamas.

# irish-music - Friday 6 March, 2015

6 reasons why you should be listening to The Gloaming, NOW
# Samhradh Samhradh
From The Daily Edge
# Samhradh Samhradh

6 reasons why you should be listening to The Gloaming, NOW

Mar 6th 2015, 10:22 AM 3,373 Views 2 Comments

Their wonderful album has won the Choice Music Prize.

# irish-music - Monday 9 February, 2015

Watch Hozier and Annie Lennox rock the Grammys with amazing mash up
# Take Me To Church
From The Daily Edge
# Take Me To Church

Watch Hozier and Annie Lennox rock the Grammys with amazing mash up

Feb 9th 2015, 8:06 AM 4,019 Views 2 Comments

Who knew Take Me To Church and I Put A Spell On You would go together so well?

# irish-music - Friday 30 January, 2015

Hozier's Live Lounge cover of Ariana Grande is a real treat
# Problem
From The Daily Edge
# Problem

Hozier's Live Lounge cover of Ariana Grande is a real treat

Jan 30th 2015, 8:17 PM 4,410 Views 3 Comments

Even a pop hit can be Hozier-ified, y’know.

# irish-music - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song
# Billy Treacy
From The Daily Edge
# Billy Treacy

Temple Bar gets an almighty slagging in this brilliant new Irish folk song

Oct 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 4,741 Views 4 Comments

Dublin singer Billy Treacy is telling it like it is.

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night
# Take Me To Church
From The Daily Edge
# Take Me To Church

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night

Oct 12th 2014, 10:00 AM 9,891 Views 2 Comments

As if his week could get any better.

# irish-music - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night
# My Favourite Faded Fantasy
From The Daily Edge
# My Favourite Faded Fantasy

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night

Oct 1st 2014, 8:52 AM 5,537 Views 1 Comment

Watch his performance of new track I Don’t Want To Change You here.

# irish-music - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm
# Take Me To Church
From The Daily Edge
# Take Me To Church

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm

May 22nd 2014, 5:29 PM 11,971 Views 1 Comment

The Irish singer is currently charming music lovers in the US.

# irish-music - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Damien Rice completely wowed fans at his gig in Whelan's last night
# Cheers Darlin
From The Daily Edge
# Cheers Darlin

Damien Rice completely wowed fans at his gig in Whelan's last night

May 14th 2014, 5:20 PM 3,514 Views 0 Comments

The singer-songwriter has been under the radar for years now, but resurfaced to celebrate the venue’s 25th anniversary.

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