trad

TPM members release debut trad EP as The Mary Wallopers

The Dundalk brothers try on a hat of a different size.

Lankum to play headline show in Vicar Street this October ahead of third album release

The Dublin four-piece return to their home with a set of new material.

Let The Scratch batter you in the best possible way on their new EP The Whole Buzz

A mad blend of punk, trad and folk music from the Dublin & Cork natives.

The Gloaming set to perform 7 nights in the National Concert Hall in spring 2019

The eclectic musicians behind the project will come together again for another exclusive residency in the NCH.

Martin Hayes continues his music mastery with new Quartet album

Martin Hayes is an Irish music legend that can there be no doubt. In recent…

Ensemble Ériu – ‘The Tempest’

Ensemble Ériu released one of the most exciting albums of contemporary trad music in recent…

Hear the new single from The Gloaming – ‘Fáinleog (Wanderer)’

The Gloaming’s second album, simply titled The Gloaming 2 will be released on February 26th…

Ensemble Ériu – Ensemble Ériu (review)

Bringing a new angle to an old music is an admirable quest. Bringing a new…

Watch Donal Dineen and Myles O’Reilly’s Willie Clancy school documentary

Donal Dineen and Myles O’Reilly filmed this documentary featuring Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh looking at Willie Clancy week…

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Ensemble Ériu – “Contemporary settings for traditional Irish music”

When my article a few months back on why I felt Irish trad have been…

Five reasons why Irish trad has been reinvigorated in 2012

Update: A few people have taken issue with my opinions below. Let me just stress…

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock – ‘The Brutal Here & Now’ (video)

Ireland’s finest example of a modern trad band The Spook Of The Thirteenth Lock will…

Mossy Nolan
Introducing: Mossy Nolan – A fresh take on Irish trad

It’s not often that something traditional will hit me but I’ve always had a soft…