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Show: Bloom of Youth
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Airs: Saturday 9:00pm GMT

The Bloom of Youth is a six-part series hosted by Kieran Hanrahan which will feature 12 players and singers who are all in their twenties and whom reflect the popularity of traditional music among younger people today.
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    08/07/2006 On the Bloom of Youth tonight, Kieran meets Roscommom singer Christina Pearse who sang on Ceili House recently and is a member of the South Roscommon singers circle. The second guest on tonight's programme is Dublin Uileann piper, Mikey Smyth who's regarded as a vetern of the instrument although he's still only in his mid twenties. He's also a very fine whistle player.
    16/07/2003 Tonight's two young musicians on The Bloom of Youth are Sean McKeon from Dublin, whose mother Mary plays the fiddle and piano and whose father Gay is an accomplished piper. Conor McEvoy is from Co. Meath, and his parents are well known musicians. His mother Jacinta plays concertina and piano while Conor's father is the well known fiddle player John McEvoy.
    23/07/2003 On The Bloom of Youth this week we meet the Fermanagh Accordion player Darren Breslin who, apart from his Fermanagh roots, says that Sligo box player John Regan has been hugely influential. Also on tonight's programme is young Connemara sean nos singer Sile Ní Scannlain whose attitude refreshing and whose singing is beautiful and enthralling.
    30/07/2003 On The Bloom of Youth this week we meet the Fermanagh accordion player Darren Breslin who, apart from his Fermanagh roots, says that Sligo box player John Regan has been hugely influential. Also on tonight's programme is young Connemara sean nos singer Sile Ní Scannlain whose attitude refreshing and whose singing is beautiful and enthralling.
    06/08/2003 Tonight, on the fourth programme in the series, we meet and hear the young Dublin Piper, James Mahon. James just completed his Leaving Certificate and is an accomplished flute player also. He toured Britain earlier this year with the Echoes of Erin Tour group. Ciara McDermott is a young tin whistle player from near Moate in Co. Westmeath. She flies the flag for traditional music in the midlands and played on Ceili House in Longford earlier this year.
    13/08/2003 Singer Aodan O'Cheallaigh is a young traditional singer from An Rinn in Co. Waterford. He is quickly gaining a reputation for himself as an outstanding exponent of Sean Nos. This shouldn't be any great surprise as his mother is the renowned singer Áine Uí Cheallaigh. Aodan sings some of the songs he learned from his mother on the show. Today's programme also features the great young flute player, Joey Doyle. This young man's reputation grows with every passing year and not only is he a wonderful and powerful flute player, but he is also an outstanding uileann piper.
    20/08/2003 This is the final programme in the current series of The Bloom of Youth and what a way to end with two of tg's recent 'young musicians of the year' - the prodigious fiddle player from Dublin, Liam O'Connor and Edel Fox from Miltown Malbay on concertina. Both are hailed as young leaders in their musical fields.

    Show: Celtic Bridge Radio Show
    Belfast native, Irish traditional & folk singer, Irish traditional step dancer , Belfast School of Music pupil, Ulster Youth Theatre member & graduate of the Welsh College of Music and Drama, Josephine produces & presents CELTIC BRIDGE radio programme which broadcasts Sunday mornings 8-9 am on Q101.2 FM Q106 FM & Q100.5 FM & online choose any of above radio stations and click LISTEN LIVE she also contributes to Irish Music Magazine.

    Show: Cúlán
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    Airs: Wednesdays - 19:30 GMT

    Irish traditional music programme hosted by piper Robbie Hannan on BBC Northern Ireland.
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    17/08/2003 This segment features Elliott Grasso & Patrick Mangan from Elliott's soon to be released solo album "Standing Room Only", John Carty, Maití Sheo Shéamais Ó Fathartaigh and The Tap Room Trio.
    15/07/2002 Nice segment worth giving a listen. Hosted tonight by Brian Mullen.

    Show: Fonn Ceoil
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    RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
    Airs: Mondays - 19:02 GMT

    Robbie Hannan presents the very best in traditional music on Monday nights including some great recordings of major Donegal fiddlers from RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta's Doirí Beaga archives including John Doherty, Con Cassidy and Danny O'Donnell. The latest CD releases also feature and the producer is Séamus Mac Géidigh.
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  • Show: ClareFM
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    The real thing all the way from Clare! UP THE BANNER! Click on the live stream or the traditional music archive. Best music on the web.
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    20/09/2006 Paula Carroll introduces Con "Fada" Ó Drisceoil's song "The Two Row Cake" from Con's book of his songs "The Spoons Murder and Other Mysteries"
    20/09/2006 Tim Dennehy presents a show dedicated to the memory of Tommy McCarthy.

    Show: The Late Session
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    Airs: Sundays - 22:02 GMT

    Irish traditional music programme hosted by Áine Hensey on RTÉ Radio 1
    The show is now being archived by RTÉ on their website at RTÉ Radio 1. So if it isn't here, it might be there.
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    09/07/2006 On tonight's show, we feature more music, song and chat from Scoil Shamhraigh Willie Clancy in Miltown Malbay and salute the life of MÍcheál Ó Domhnaill. The featured pipers tonight include David Power & Pat Broderick.
    02/07/2006 Tonight's programme comes live from Miltown Malbay on the opening weekend of Scoil Shamhraidh Willie Clancy. Featuring pipers Tommy Keane, Jimmy O'Brien-Moran & Liam O'Flynn.
    09/04/2006 On tonight's show, Áine visits west Clare concertina player, Kitty Hayes, and Dutch piper, Peter Laban, to talk about a new musical partnership that has resulted in the release of the CD, They'll Be Good Yet - in @ 0:26:28
    07/08/2005 Dublin piper Mikie Smyth has just released his debut solo album and will be Áine's guest this Sunday night - in @ 26min
    10/07/2005 As the Willie Clancy Summer School draws to a close, we will feature music and song recorded during the week in Miltown Malbay - Mikie Smyth in @ 2min 55sec - Brendán Breathneach Tribute in @ 0:34:21 - Gay, Conor & Seán McKeon in @ 37min 56sec
    03/07/2005 Tribute to Frank Harte. Then live broadcast from Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, at the beginning of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy - Gay McKeon on his C Coyne set with Seth Gallagher chanter in @ 0:40:19
    19/06/2005 The young Co. Monaghan uilleann piper, Martin McCormack, who has just released his debut solo album,is Áine's guest on tonight's show - in @ 0:24:58
    13/03/2005 Clár speisialta anocht mar chuid de Sheachtain na Gaeilge. Cloisfear ceolchoirm a bhí ar siúl sa Rinn i righ Tionól Ceoil na Rinne an mhí seo caite. Le píobairí Caoimhín Ó Feargháil, Maití Jo Shéamais, Jimmy O'Brien-Moran agus Mícheál Ó Bríain.
    27/11/2004 Liam O'Flynn performing at the West Cork Traditional Music Festival at Bantry House.
    06/11/2004 Afternoon piping recital at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy featuring the piping of Robbie Hannan.
    30/10/2004 Afternoon piping recital at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy featuring the piping of Jimmy O'Brien-Moran.
    18/07/2004 A farewell tribute show to Tom and Baby Queally and Queally's Bar. Recorded at Willie Week 2004. Featuring Pádraig MacMathúna, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Connie Connell.
    14/07/2004 Late Session Live featuring Liam Ó Floinn (uilleann pipes and tin whistle) with Steve Cooney (guitar) and Liam O'Connor (fiddle) (First broadcast Sunday October 12th 2003). Skip forward to 6 mins.
    11/07/2004 This weeks show is broadcast from the last day of Willie Week 2004. Featuring Robbie Hannan on pipes.
    04/07/2004 The fourth, and final, in a series of uilleann piping performances from the Willie Clancy Summer School 2003 which are being featured throughout the month of June 2004. This week Ciarán Mac Feilimidh's evening piping recital is featured. Ciarán is heard here playing his Andreas Rogge B set.
    27/06/2004 Brian McNamara is interviewed on tonight's show to help publicise his new CD "Fort of the Jewels".

    Tonight's show also airs the third in a series of uilleann piping performances from the Willie Clancy Summer School 2003 which are being featured throughout the month of June 2004. This week David Power's evening piping recital is featured. David is heard here playing his Alain Froment D set.
    20/06/2004 The second in a series of uilleann piping performances from the Willie Clancy Summer School 2003 which are being featured throughout the month of June 2004. This week Emmett Gill's evening piping recital is featured. Emmett is heard here playing his Koehler & Quinn C 3/4 set.
    06/06/2004 The first in a series of uilleann piping performances from the Willie Clancy Summer School 2003 which are being featured throughout the month of June 2004. This week Ronan Brown's evening piping recital is featured. Ronan is heard here playing one of his Dennis Harrington B sets. A set that Willie Clancy played according to Ronan in his introduction.
    01/05/2004 Tommy Kearney is featured on this weeks Late Session. At the end of the clip we are notified that uilleann piping from the Willie Clancy Summer School will feature throughout the month of June 2004.
    14/12/2003 Mick O'Brien playing "The Downfall of Paris". I believe this recording is off the CD "The Croppy's Complaint".
    16/11/2003 Continuing the Liberty Hall concert series. Fabulous piping here by Micheál O'Raghallaigh solo on concertina followed by Eileen O'Brien and Deirdre McSherry from Lough Derg.
    07/11/2003 Mick O'Brien & Caoimhín O Raghallaigh play a few tunes for an audience at Liberty Hall in Dublin. Unfortunately the last set is cut short.
    17/08/2003 Néillidh Mulligan talks to Áine about his new album "An Tobair Glé".
    13/07/2003 Willie Week 2003 is the focus of this weeks show. Featuring Ronan Browne, Mick O'Brien & Caoimhín Ó Raghalaigh.
    29/06/2003 Áine introduces Néillidh Mulligan's new album An Tobar Glé. In this clip we hear Néillidh playing The Thrush In The Morning and Colonel Frasier.
    09/03/2003 "The Leo Rowsome Collection of Irish Music" book release and musings. The McCarthy Family.
    09/02/2003 Johnny Doran launch at NPU with intro by Gay McKeon and Pat Mitchell
    02/02/2003 More tunes of the Munster Pipers featuring Mick O'Brien. Yum yum! :)
    22/12/2002 Tunes of the Munster Pipers featuring Mick O'Brien. Paddy Keenan plays a set from "The Long Grazing Acre".
    22/11/2002 The McCarthy Family
    08/11/2002 'T na G' award winner Paddy Keenan and Jesse Smith
    25/10/2002 Mick O'Brien playing "The Road to Lough Swilly" piece at Wille Week 2002
    18/10/2002 Robbie Hannan at Wille Week 2002
    12/10/2002 Liam O'Flynn discusses the influence of Séamus Ennis on "The Giant at My Shoulder"
    12/10/2002 Séamus Ennis Tribute - Part 2
    5/10/2002 Séamus Ennis Tribute - Part 1
    11/10/2002 Tommy Keane at Wille Week 2002
    27/09/2002 Gay McKeon Interview
    13/09/2002 Peadar Ó Loughlin Interview
    30/08/2002 Páidrigín Ní Úalagáin and Mickey & Bríd Dunne at the Blás Festival
    23/08/2002 Seán Óg Potts Interview plus Brendan Ring at the Blás Festival
    12/07/2002 Willie Week 2002
    24/05/2002 Josie McDermott interviewed by Peter Browne. Precluced by Ronan Browne & Kevin Glackin
    18/01/2002 Clare Byrne
    11/01/2002 Barry Kerr
    08/01/2002 Michael Gorman & Willie Clancy playing "The Mountain Road"
    26/10/2001 Mick O'Brien playing at Scoil Samhradh Willie Clancy 2001
    19/10/2001 Jimmy O'Brien-Moran playing at Scoil Samhradh Willie Clancy 2001
    12/10/2001 Brian McNamara playing at Scoil Samhradh Willie Clancy 2001
    05/10/2001 Seán Óg Potts playing at Scoil Samhradh Willie Clancy 2001
    13/04/2001 Featuring archived remasters of Leo Rowsomes playing. Plus, ScoilTtrad and Kevin Glackin
    23/02/2001 Anniversary celebration of CCÉ at the old pipers club in Thomas Street including conversation with family and friends about Leo Rowsome.
    02/02/2001 The follow up of last weeks show (below). This weeks has an interview with pipemaker John Clarke who talks about Pat Ward, Nicholas Markey and the Taylors, amongst others.
    26/01/2001 An archived recording made in the late 1960's by Ciarán Mac Mathúna featuring piper's Mick Brophy and Paddy Moloney.
    12/01/2001 Leo Rickard launches his new CD "Pure Piping"
    24/11/2000 Willie Clancy Interview from 1972
    18/08/2000 Eoin Ó Riabhaigh and The Neff Brothers.
    28/07/2000 Eoin Ó Riabhaigh, Micheál Ó Riabhaigh, Paddy Keenan
    07/07/2000 Willie Clancy Summer School featuring Brian McNamara, Pat Mitchell on his lecture "Development and Change in Uilleann Piping from the Earliest Times" and Willie Clancy
    16/06/2000 Bobby Casey Tribute Show.
    02/06/2000 Beth Cronin, Séamus Ennis, Gay McKeon & Nollaig McCarthy
    26/05/2000 Johnny Doran Tribute Concert, Show #4 of 4
    19/05/2000 Johnny Doran Tribute Concert, Show #3 of 4
    12/05/2000 Johnny Doran Tribute Concert, Show #2 of 4
    05/05/2000 Johnny Doran Tribute Concert, Show #1 of 4
    18/02/2000 Johnny Doran Tribute Concert, Séamus Ennis, Paddy Keenan, Jimmy O'Brien-Moran, Cran...

    Show: Instrumentals
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    Airs: Sunday 10:45am

    Irish traditional music programme on RTÉ Radio 1 Instrumentals is a new ten-part series of fifteen minute musical interludes, focusing on a different traditional music instrument each week.

    The programmes will showcase the instruments using interviews with musicians, folklorists, instrument makers, clips from the archives, as well as plenty of musical examples.

    Contributors include Andy Irvine, Joe Burke, Liam O'Flynn and Tom McElvogue.

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    12/12/2005 Link to the archives on the RTÉ site including:
    20th November 2005:
    Pipers Gay McKeon and Liam O'Flynn talk about the Uileann Pipes.                     

    Show: Lán a' Mhála
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    Irish traditional music programme on Raidió na Gaeltachta
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    24/04/2003 Neillidh Mulligan and Noel Hill feature on tonight's show.
    27/03/2003 Lot's of great piping on this show from Emmett Gill from Galway playing a Koehler & Quinn C set at the "Ceol Faoi Thallaimh" series at NPU.

    Show: Rattlebag
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    Rattlebag is a live, daily, magazine style radio programme dedicated to the arts and entertainment on RTÉ
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    02/12/2005 Finbar Furey has left his mark on the music of Ireland for more than four decades. As a lead singer and uilleann piper for The Fureys, a group he shared with his brothers Eddie, Paul and George, he helped to guide the evolution of Ireland's traditional music. Finbar Furey talks about his earliest musical memories.
    28/09/2005 Sean nós singer Sarah Grealish and uilleann piper Ronan Browne perform for Rattlebag ahead of a concert at Galway's Town Hall Theatre tomorrow night. Sarah Grealish and Ronan Browne perform Amhrán na Bhinse
    06/12/2005 Ciarán MacMathúna Tribute - Today's Rattlebag is a musical tribute to legendary broadcaster Ciarán MacMathúna, who retired from RTÉ Radio 1 last week. His weekly show 'Mo Cheol Thú' ran for 35 years, celebrating song, instrumental music and the spoken word. A feature of many of the shows that MacMathúna made was the use of recordings that he gathered using the mobile recording unit, from the 1950s onwards - both in Ireland and amongst Irish emigrant communities abroad. Ciarán MacMathúna and many of the musicians he worked with throughout his career join us in studio to share their memories of his broadcasting years.
    29/08/2005 Co Waterford-born Uileann piper David Power picked up his first set of pipes at the age of 10 and has subsequently proved himself to be one of Ireland's most gifted pipers. He joins us today to discuss his life, work and debut album, 'My Love Is in America'.
    03/08/2004 Uilleann Piper Brian McNamara comes from a long line of Leitrim musicians. 'Fort of the Jewels' is the latest release from the internationally acclaimed Aughavas piper.
    08/07/2002 The Willie Clancy school has been taking place in County Clare every July for the past decade. Radio producer and uileann piper Peter Browne talks about the summer school and Willie Clancy himself.

    Show: Turas Ceoil
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    Irish traditional music programme on Raidió na Gaeltachta
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    14/07/2003 Conor McKeon plays a selection of reels on his B set by Andreas Rogge. I believe the set to include Ennis' version of Miss Monaghan followed by The Tempest and one I have no name for.

    Show: Lashings of Music
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    RTÉ Radio 1 documentary on the life and music of Willie Clancy, produced by Peter Browne - 2002. Thanks to Dave Moulton for getting this recording to me.
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    07/09/2004 RTÉ Radio 1 documentary on the life and music of Willie Clancy, produced by Peter Browne - 2002

    Show: More Than Museums
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    Airs: Thursdays - 19:02 GMT

    More Than Museums is a series which looks at how we remember our history and culture in the widest sense. The programme exmaines a range of institutions, artifacts and stories, including musical instruments, graveyards, the GAA and - of course - museums.
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    29/01/2004 Neillidh Mulligan Makes a Reed: Na Píobairí Uilleann was founded in 1968. At that time the future of piping seemed perilous - the first meeting was attended by 60 pipers in all, most of them over forty, all of them men. The Uilleann - or Union Pipes - were themselves an 18th century development. The exact chronology of their invention is shrouded in the mists of time - but they seem to have been a parallel development in Britain and Ireland towards the latter half of that century. They were at their most popular in the years before the Famine. The Famine itself, emigration, lack of patronage and a variety of other reasons - including the Temperance movement and the popularity of Brass Bands - lead to a decline in piping. There was a revival at the beginning of the last century with new innovations - many of them coming from across the Atlantic. The American Piper, Patsy Touhey was one of the most popular performers of his day and was much recorded. Since the foundation of Na Píobairí Uilleann there has been an explosion of interest in the pipes. There's little doubt that the organisation benefited from a revival of interest in Traditional Music in general. However, even within that tradition, The Pipes are very much a specialist instrument. They are expensive and demand upkeep. In the late 60s, the art of reed making was close to extinction. There were four pipe makers working at the time and making a reed was something very few people could do, it was often viewed as a trade secret. Na Píobairí Uilleann has, in the years since then, run reed making classes where pipers like Neillidh Mulligan learned what to most pipers is a vital part of a piper's 'house-keeping'. Neillidh Mulligan, who makes the reed in this programme, comes from a noted musical family. Originally from Phibsboro in Dublin, his father was from Bornacoola in Leitrim. Neillidh has recorded three albums and was a founder member of Na Píobairí Uilleann. For more information visit: and

    Show: Music Close Up
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    A series of feature programmes dealing with aspects, people and stories from the musical world on RTÉ
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    21/07/2005 The Pipes of Brittany, Breton piper Patrick Molard comes from a well-known musical family in Brittany and besides being a skilled solo musician playing Irish, Scottish and Breton music, he has collaborated on a number of interesting projects with players from other types of folk music as well as jazz. This is an excellent opportunity to hear his interesting music, thoughts and opinions.
    07/07/2005 No Tongue Can Tell, Neil Martin talks to Peter Brown about his new concerto for uilleann pipes and orchestra featuring Liam O'Flynn.

    Show: The Music of Words
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    Airs: Thursday - 11:02AM GMT

    The Music of Words is a series of six programmes in which Des Geraghty explores two of his favourite art forms - poetry and traditional music - and looks at how the practice of these art forms is influenced by the home place of the artist and how the concepts of place and location are important. Each week he will visit a poet and a traditional player in their own area and spend some time in their company - talking and hearing them play and read. The series is a radio journey starting with the first programme in Dublin on June 9th with poet Paula Meehan and fiddle player Liam O'Connor and continuing to Galway, Cavan-Monagan, Tipperary, The Kerry-Limerick border and finishing in Bray in North Wicklow. Writer, broadcaster and trade unionist, Des Geraghty, is currently Chairman of Poetry Ireland. He has a keen interest in traditional music and the local history.
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  • Show: Mo Cheol Thú
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    Airs: Sundays - 08:10 GMT

    Going strong after over thirty years on the air, Ciarán Mac Mathúna presents an eclectic mix of music, poetry and intelligent chat. Irish traditional music programme on RTÉ Radio 1
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  • Show: Ceol Don Domhnaigh
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    Airs: Sundays - 08:10 GMT

    Music and song for a Sunday morning with Peter Browne.                                                                                                                   

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  • Show: CeolNet
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    Their latest venture eventually to become the RTÉ archives on-line! Contains a database of prominent people in the Irish Traditional Music World. Nice audio stream of live music direct through the site.
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  • Show: Céilí House
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    Airs: Saturdays - 21:02 GMT

    Céilí House is one of RTÉ Radio's most popular programmes of traditional Irish music and song. You can join in the enjoyment every Saturday night as presenter Kieran Hanrahan and producer Peter Browne travel the length and breadth of Ireland and beyond, in search of a good session to bring each week to the many loyal listeners.
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    16/01/2005 A sad show this week bidding farwell to two great Irish musicians flute legend P.J. Crotty and piping legend Joe Shannon.
    09/10/2004 Ciarán Mac Feilimidh playing a couple of jigs at Scoil Éigse Fleadh, Clonmel. The Queen of the Rushes and, please correct me if I'm wrong, what may be a two part version of The Geese In The Bog.
    07/08/2004 Archived segments featuring some wonderful music from Bobby Casey (Dublin, Oct. 1977), Micho Russell (Síamsa Cuis Laoí, Páirc Uí Caoímh, Cork, 1978), Junior Crehan (West Clare, possibly 1950's or 60's), The McPeake Family (Milltown Malbay Town Hall, Aug 6, 1961), Paddy Canny (East Clare, 1955).
    10/07/2004 Archived interview from 1971 with Willie Clancy conducted by Micheál Ó Domhnaill.
    27/06/2004 From Laragh, Co. Wicklow. This show features Joe McKenna.
    20/01/2004 Featuring the Rowsome family at the launch of the "Leo Rowsome Collection of Irish Music" tune book.
    13/01/2004 Featuring Mick O'Brien & Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Michael O'Raghallaigh and others. The piping begins 40minutes in.
    22/07/2000 Featuring Felix Doran.

    Show: The Rolling Wave
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    The Rolling Wave is named after a famous traditional Irish tune and as a programme will keep you up to date with all that's happening in the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland. We will have regular reviews of newly released CDs and new publications, we'll be talking to musicians and singers about their music and song, where they learned and how they like to sing and play. We will also visit the RTÉ Sound Archive for rare recordings from the past and also pick up on older commercial recordings which are not widely available. Feature items and discussion of current issues will form part of the programme brief and there will certainly be plenty of good music.
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  • Show: Pipeline
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    Airs: Saturdays - 21:00 GMT

    Gary West presents music and news from the heart of the piping world with pipe band tracks, CD releases, and weekly recording sessions featuring top solo players from Scotland and overseas. We'll also be dipping into our archives from time to time, with recordings dating from the 1940s to the present, and a chance to hear some vintage music and comment from the great pipers of the past.

    Among the special events covered in 2003 were the World Pipe Band Championships on Glasgow Green, The Northern Meeting in Inverness and the Glenfiddich Championship at Blair Atholl.
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    07/02/2004 Highlight from The Armagh Pipers Club CD featuring Mick O'Brien playing The Green Fields of America.

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    Lot's of shows available here.
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  • Show: RadioCelt
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    RadioCelt features the best of Celtic based music — from traditional artists like The Chieftains and Karan Casey to modern acts such as Afrocelts and Sinead O'Connor.
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  • Show: Celtic Radio
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    This is a schedule of all known Celtic music and culture radio programmes broadcast on the Internet from the British Isles.
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  • Show: Shamrock Radio
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    A weekly hour long programme from Tommy Murphy. Tommy's programme covers Irish music, reviews, news from Mayo and email requests.
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  • Show: TG4
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    This is video... thanks be to God! Keep it up TG4!

    Go to - then click on the menus to the left. The ones featuring music are "Ceol - Cartlann" and "Cláir Eile - Cartlann".
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    30/07/2006 Siar an Bóthar Liam O'Flynn playing "Seán Uí Duibhir í Ghleanna" for Aisling Gheal in 1979 [In @ 0:09:12]
    23/07/2006 Siar an Bóthar Sean Seery playing "Spailpín a Rún" at the Bunclody Fhleadh Ceoil na hÉireann in 1963 [In @ 0:26:48]
    16/07/2006 Siar an Bóthar Willie Clancy in a wonderful rare interview in 1971 or '72 in O'Connor's Pub in Doolin. Some great craic here! We also are treated here to seeing and hearing Willie playing "THe Ravelled Hank of Yarn" on his beautiful Taylor set [In @ 0:07:00]
    09/07/2006 Siar an Bóthar Mick Crehan playing woth Junior Crehan and others in 1970 [In @ 0:17:04]
    28/06/2006 Siar an Bóthar Seamus Ennis in discussion and song in June 1977, 5 years before his death. He sings "The Trees" [In @ 0:07:36]
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