World Premiere: Project West
Jul28

World Premiere: Project West

Another Sunday, another great world premiere on LiveIreland! This week (July 31) is the worldwide broadcast premiere for Project West’s brand new, self-titled album. An immediate contender for Album of the Year, cuts from the album will be presented on the Bill & Imelda Show at 18:00 GMT. You may have known this group as The Young Irelanders, but a name change and a fresh take on the music guarantees them a far wider...

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liveIreland On Instagram
Jul26

liveIreland On Instagram

We were latecomers to instagram but we’re making up for lost time. If you’ve any pic suggestions, we would be delighted to feature. Just comment below. Follow our instagram feed here Some pic samples:   The "40 FT" in #dublin A photo posted by LiveIreland (@liveireland) on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:59pm PDT Old Bawn Tallaght A photo posted by LiveIreland (@liveireland) on Jul 19, 2016 at 10:11pm PDT It's Just hit...

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Joe Derrane, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time.
Jul25

Joe Derrane, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time.

Joe Derrane passed away on Friday, following a long illness. He is, by common assent, the greatest Irish music button box player of all time. The Boston native set new standards. A truly wonderful gentleman and miraculous musician. This tape is a bit older, but shows Joe at the height of his powers. (BTW, that’s Chicago’s Liz Carroll sitting on Joe’s right.)...

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We Banjo 3 “String Theory”
Jul21

We Banjo 3 “String Theory”

We Banjo 3 is the hottest group in Irish music right now, and the lads are out with their newest album. It is called, “String Theory”. The album will receive its world radio premiere on the Bill & Imelda show Sunday, July 24th at 18:00 GMT right here. The album furthers the group’s journey into Americana and bluegrass–which is all based on Irish music. We have all discussed the topic, “what is...

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The Henry Girls
Jul19

The Henry Girls

The Henry Girls are three sisters from Donegal who are building quite a career. Here is a new vid from them, and it is lovely. Their sibling blend on the harmonies is a big feature of the act, and those harmonies are all on perfect display in this song. This is a gorgeous bit of business....

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It’s Summer In Dublin (Webcam)
Jul18

It’s Summer In Dublin (Webcam)

Tomorrow is set to be the hottest day of the year. Keep an eye on our Dublin Bay Webcam and Dun Laoghaire webcam for glorious sunshine and actually hot, yes hot temps into the early 30sC mark....

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Connla’s new album River Waiting premieres this Sunday with Bill & Imelda 18:00GMT
Jul13

Connla’s new album River Waiting premieres this Sunday with Bill & Imelda 18:00GMT

Here it comes! This Sunday, (the 17th) Connla will be featured on the international premiere of their new album, River Waiting. The hot, hot quintet from Northern Ireland will be featured on the Bill & Imelda Show at 18:00 GMT. Bill and Imelda are both reporting that the album is an immediate contender for Album of the Year! Here, we have an actual pre-premiere–the new vid of one of the album’s cuts, Daily Growing....

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New Tourism Ireland film highlights some of the best things to see and do in Dublin
Jul08

New Tourism Ireland film highlights some of the best things to see and do in Dublin

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of the very best of Dublin. Titled ’10 Things to Do in Dublin’, the film has been produced by Tourism Ireland to encourage people around the world to come and visit the city in 2016. It features ten different locations – including areas outside the city such as Howth Head and the Phoenix...

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liveIreland new album world premiers.
Jul06

liveIreland new album world premiers.

As you know, LiveIreland is THE place for Irish music world premiers of new albums. The drumbeat continues. On July 17, The Bill&Imelda Show (1800 GMT Sunday) will premier LiveIreland’s New Group of the Year Award winners, Connla. Their new album is River Waiting, and Bill & Imelda tell us it is phenomenal. Then, on July 24 comes the premier of We Banjo 3’s brand new gem, String Theory. Bill & Imelda tell us...

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Flat Out Half Empty Half Full
Jul04

Flat Out Half Empty Half Full

Flat Out are a young, energetic band from Ballina, County Mayo in the West of Ireland. The group comprises of cousins Ciara O’Donnell and Mark O’Donnell, plus friends, Brid O’Donnell and Harry Lawlor. They formed in 2013 and have gained great momentum since then. Winners of the 2014 ‘Le Crunch Apple of my Eye’ competition in association with Today FM, this has allowed them to perform in many great venues around Ireland and abroad. In...

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