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#Irish music

# irish-music - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

# irish-music - Monday 15 January, 2018

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

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

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

# irish-music - Thursday 28 December, 2017

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

# irish-music - Monday 18 December, 2017

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

# irish-music - Saturday 2 September, 2017

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

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

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

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

Is it any good, 19 years on?

# irish-music - Sunday 28 May, 2017

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

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

Is is any good, 22 years on?

# irish-music - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

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

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

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

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

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive

EEEYEAAA OH. EEEYEAAA OH.

# irish-music - Saturday 18 February, 2017

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

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?

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

# irish-music - Sunday 29 January, 2017

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

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

There’s something for everyone here.

# irish-music - Monday 9 January, 2017

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

# irish-music - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

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

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

# irish-music - Monday 29 August, 2016

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

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?

Test that music knowledge.

# irish-music - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

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

Founding member of Clannad, Padraig Duggan, dies aged 67

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

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

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

# irish-music - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July

It’s packed full of dirt. Really.

# irish-music - Monday 25 May, 2015

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

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

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

# irish-music - Friday 15 May, 2015

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun Rattle And Hum This post contains videos

The Edge falls off stage, makes inevitable pun

U2 kicked off their world tour last night.

# irish-music - Thursday 30 April, 2015

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

# irish-music - Sunday 19 April, 2015

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

The people need to know…

# irish-music - Friday 17 April, 2015

7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals

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

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

# irish-music - Friday 6 March, 2015

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

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

Their wonderful album has won the Choice Music Prize.

# irish-music - Monday 9 February, 2015

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

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

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

# irish-music - Friday 30 January, 2015

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

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

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

# irish-music - Sunday 12 October, 2014

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

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

Dublin singer Billy Treacy is telling it like it is.

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

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night

As if his week could get any better.

# irish-music - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night

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

# irish-music - Thursday 22 May, 2014

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

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm

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

# irish-music - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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

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

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

# irish-music - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba? Irish Music This post contains videos

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?

Alexander Suarez Mendez is one of about 20 adults in Cuba learning the uilleann pipes.

# irish-music - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth Space Oddity

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

# irish-music - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge New raunchy Irish music video is a 'celebration of sex' NSFW AT ALL

New raunchy Irish music video is a 'celebration of sex'

REALLY, it’s NSFW.

# irish-music - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Joe Dolan covered Blur and it's amazing It Really Could Happen

Joe Dolan covered Blur and it's amazing

Joe Dolan’s take on Damon Albarn. Incredible.

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