FullSet, Notes between The Lines.
Apr15

FullSet, Notes between The Lines.

One of our most popular groups on LiveIreland is FullSet. This terrific sextet is out with their new, third album, Notes Between the Lines. It is their best cd so far. It is a gem, as is the group itself. This is a wonderful video and will get your blood going for sure!! Easy to see why they are one of the hottest groups in Irish music, and so popular with our listeners. The album features a full complement of terrific songs and...

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House of the week: Thatch Cottage, Cooraclare.
Apr13

House of the week: Thatch Cottage, Cooraclare.

Who doesn’t dream of a nice thatched cottage in the Irish countryside. Fire crackling, warm cup of tea whilst watching the rolling hills from the windows. Here is your opportunity to purchase such a place. Conveniently located on the main road just outside Kilrush sits a 150+ year old quintessential stack stone cottage, coupled with an outbuilding and 0.5 acres of manicured garden. The postcard of Irish cottages! An American...

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Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny To Play Droichead Arts Centre 27th May
Apr13

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny To Play Droichead Arts Centre 27th May

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny To Play Droichead Arts Centre 27th May Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs, and originals composed by Andy. Between them, Irvine and Lunny have been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, The Bothy Band and Mozaik. Their unique style of accompaniment is an ongoing influence in the...

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40,000 French read about Ireland’s Game of Thrones connections
Apr12

40,000 French read about Ireland’s Game of Thrones connections

A major article showcasing Northern Ireland and its Game of Thrones connections appeared in a recent edition of a French magazine, profiling the destination to some 40,000 readers – or potential French holidaymakers for Northern Ireland.     Bretagne Magazine is a popular publication and Tourism Ireland in Paris invited journalist and photographer Yvon Boelle to visit Northern Ireland last September. The resulting article...

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Limerick hosts Pan Am workers reunion
Apr11

Limerick hosts Pan Am workers reunion

Stories and experiences of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) and its unique relationship with Foynes are being shared in County Limerick where more than 350 former workers and associates of the airline have gathered. Organised by Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum and supported by Fáilte Ireland and the Shannon Region Conference & Sports Bureau the event, which runs tomorrow (Tuesday, 12 April) through Friday, represents...

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The Wild Atlantic Ocean in Spring on the Dingle Peninsula
Apr11

The Wild Atlantic Ocean in Spring on the Dingle Peninsula

The Wild Atlantic Ocean in Spring on the Dingle Peninsula via dinglephoto.com

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Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West
Apr11

Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West

Éigse Michael Hartnett launched in Newcastle West Internationally acclaimed and award winning author Colum McCann will join Donal Ryan, Rita Ann Higgins and Mike Mac Domhnaill and a host of other established Irish writers, musicians and artists at Éigse Michael Hartnett 2016 taking place in Newcastle West, County Limerick, on Thursday April 14th to Saturday April 16th. Hundreds of literary enthusiasts from all over Ireland will...

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Tourism Ireland capitalises on US Masters and highlights golf holidays in Ireland
Apr11

Tourism Ireland capitalises on US Masters and highlights golf holidays in Ireland

Golf promotion is ‘hole in one’ for tourism – reaching 9+ million households As the 80th US Masters gets under way in Augusta today, Tourism Ireland has launched a new golf campaign in the United States, which includes a brand new 30-second ad which will air to an estimated 8 million households over the coming days on the hugely popular NBC Golf Channel. A further 1.2 million people will see the ad on www.golfchannel.com. Tourism...

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Mossy Nolan, A Real Breath Of Fresh Air
Apr11

Mossy Nolan, A Real Breath Of Fresh Air

It’s hard to place Mossy Nolan in the contemporary Folk / Trad scene, but for my money he’s the biggest breath of fresh air since that Planxty gig at Vicar Street circa 04. Next to The Spook of the 13th Lock, Nolan and a host of other contemporary Folk groups are changing the “Trad gig” scene for the better. Can’t wait for more. Mossy’s website here (Check out the 2 flats 1 pump track. Unreal) Live...

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Want to see real Irish music?
Apr08

Want to see real Irish music?

Want to see real Irish music? The REAL deal? Here it is. One of our favorite Irish singers, Seamus Begley from the Dingle Peninsula. Seamus and Tim Edey on guitar performing at the Frankie Kennedy Winter School at the Dunlewey Centre in Donegal. An instrumental intro leads to Séamus’ beautiful rendition of ‘Maidin Luan Cincíse’, followed by the ‘Tomáisín a’ Rí’ set. Great stuff,...

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