Category Archives: Traditional Irish Music

Brosna Abu ! Daragh Curtin buaiteoir Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada

Brosna Abu ! Daragh Curtin buaiteoir Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada

The greatly anticipated final of An Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada was held last night Friday, February 6th in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Fifteen fiddle players from all over the world were in the running for one of the most coveted and respected prizes the world of traditional Irish music has to offer. Winning means… Read more…

Kilcummin Rambling House Tonight

Kilcummin Rambling House Tonight

A note from Kathleen Hannigan puts out an alert for all that the Kilcummin Rambling House will take place tonight, Friday 6th  and, on the first Friday of each month – in the Kilcummin GAA Clubhouse from 8.30pm. Admission is free. The entertainment of the night will be punctuated by tea and braic agus caint agus… Read more…

Shannon development launches Ó Riada’s as top music venue

Shannon development launches Ó Riada’s as top music venue

The extremely gifted Sharon Shannon – once described by Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show as one who doesn’t talk very much – spoke freely to her intimate audience at Ó Riada’s in Ballymacelligott on Friday night. “Mary Jones and myself have been talking about doing this for a long time and we thought it’s about time we… Read more…

New Material in Ciarán Mac Mathúna Tribute Programme

New Material in Ciarán Mac Mathúna Tribute Programme

There was the wave of reaction throughout the world of Irish traditional music at the retirement of collector / broadcaster, Dr. Ciarán MacMathúna from his radio series in late 2005. It was a move which he had flagged well for some months before that final broadcast.  On Sunday morning, November 27th 2005 he broadcast his… Read more…

Brosna Comhaltas Music Classes for the New Year

Brosna Comhaltas Music Classes for the New Year

The recently established branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann in Brosna has set its programme for 2015 in readiness with a series of music and dancing classes. Craobh spokesperson, Daniel Woods sent the following line-up of classes in the traditional instruments and dance of the area with the times and venues included. He also inserts the… Read more…

Christmas Greetings and a New Year’s Gift

Christmas Greetings and a New Year’s Gift

Just taking a few lines to thank our readers and supporters at home and in all corners of the globe and wishing you all A Very Happy Christmas and A Peaceful and Healthy New Year. For our home supporters we have the last two unclaimed tickets for the Sharon Shannon Concert in the intimate settings… Read more…

Fourth Handed Down dedicated to Johnny O’Leary

Fourth Handed Down dedicated to Johnny O’Leary

The Handed Down series of lectures and sessions is about to reach its fourth outing at the Heritage Centre in Scartaglin on this Saturday night December 20th at 8pm sharp to approximately 10.30pm. Excellent nights of education and entertainment have been provided in the series so far by the likes of: Paudie O’Connor, Nicky McAuliffe… Read more…

Sharon Shannon Concert Tickets as Christmas Gift Idea

Sharon Shannon Concert Tickets as Christmas Gift Idea

The legendary Sharon Shannon with Alan O’Connor are coming to O Riadas Bar on Friday night, January 9th for one night. “Get your Christmas / Women’s Christmas present ideas unstuck and treat that someone special to an amazing night out.  Early booking is advised as I have only a limited amount of tickets,” said promoter, Mary Jones.… Read more…

Geraldine O’Callaghan on The Murphys of Lisheen at Scartaglin Event

Geraldine O’Callaghan on The Murphys of Lisheen at Scartaglin Event

The third tranche of enlightenment from the Handed Down bank of culture and tradition will be delivered at the Scartaglin Heritage Centre on this Saturday night at 8pm. The latest in the series of lectures, music and slideshows will be conducted by a modern-day musical marvel, Geraldine O’Callaghan from Freemount. Ms. O’Callaghan, who is better… Read more…

Brosna Musician is first Kerryman to Win Fiddler of Dooney Prize

Brosna Musician is first Kerryman to Win Fiddler of Dooney Prize

Brosna musician, Darragh Curtin was announced the winner of the Senior Fiddler of Dooney title in Sligo on Sunday. This is a very prestigious fiddle title carrying a prize of €1,000 and a specially commissioned platter. Even more precious to the musical traditions of his native Brosna, and to the Sliabh Luachra area in general, is the… Read more…

There are no images to display.

Category Archives: Traditional Irish Music

Brosna Abu ! Daragh Curtin buaiteoir Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada

Brosna Abu ! Daragh Curtin buaiteoir Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada

The greatly anticipated final of An Bhonn Oir Sheain Ui Riada was held last night Friday, February 6th in The Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Fifteen fiddle players from all over the world were in the running for one of the most coveted and respected prizes the world of traditional Irish music has to offer. Winning means… Read more…

Kilcummin Rambling House Tonight

Kilcummin Rambling House Tonight

A note from Kathleen Hannigan puts out an alert for all that the Kilcummin Rambling House will take place tonight, Friday 6th  and, on the first Friday of each month – in the Kilcummin GAA Clubhouse from 8.30pm. Admission is free. The entertainment of the night will be punctuated by tea and braic agus caint agus… Read more…

Shannon development launches Ó Riada’s as top music venue

Shannon development launches Ó Riada’s as top music venue

The extremely gifted Sharon Shannon – once described by Gay Byrne on the Late Late Show as one who doesn’t talk very much – spoke freely to her intimate audience at Ó Riada’s in Ballymacelligott on Friday night. “Mary Jones and myself have been talking about doing this for a long time and we thought it’s about time we… Read more…

New Material in Ciarán Mac Mathúna Tribute Programme

New Material in Ciarán Mac Mathúna Tribute Programme

There was the wave of reaction throughout the world of Irish traditional music at the retirement of collector / broadcaster, Dr. Ciarán MacMathúna from his radio series in late 2005. It was a move which he had flagged well for some months before that final broadcast.  On Sunday morning, November 27th 2005 he broadcast his… Read more…

Brosna Comhaltas Music Classes for the New Year

Brosna Comhaltas Music Classes for the New Year

The recently established branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann in Brosna has set its programme for 2015 in readiness with a series of music and dancing classes. Craobh spokesperson, Daniel Woods sent the following line-up of classes in the traditional instruments and dance of the area with the times and venues included. He also inserts the… Read more…

Christmas Greetings and a New Year’s Gift

Christmas Greetings and a New Year’s Gift

Just taking a few lines to thank our readers and supporters at home and in all corners of the globe and wishing you all A Very Happy Christmas and A Peaceful and Healthy New Year. For our home supporters we have the last two unclaimed tickets for the Sharon Shannon Concert in the intimate settings… Read more…

Fourth Handed Down dedicated to Johnny O’Leary

Fourth Handed Down dedicated to Johnny O’Leary

The Handed Down series of lectures and sessions is about to reach its fourth outing at the Heritage Centre in Scartaglin on this Saturday night December 20th at 8pm sharp to approximately 10.30pm. Excellent nights of education and entertainment have been provided in the series so far by the likes of: Paudie O’Connor, Nicky McAuliffe… Read more…

Sharon Shannon Concert Tickets as Christmas Gift Idea

Sharon Shannon Concert Tickets as Christmas Gift Idea

The legendary Sharon Shannon with Alan O’Connor are coming to O Riadas Bar on Friday night, January 9th for one night. “Get your Christmas / Women’s Christmas present ideas unstuck and treat that someone special to an amazing night out.  Early booking is advised as I have only a limited amount of tickets,” said promoter, Mary Jones.… Read more…

Geraldine O’Callaghan on The Murphys of Lisheen at Scartaglin Event

Geraldine O’Callaghan on The Murphys of Lisheen at Scartaglin Event

The third tranche of enlightenment from the Handed Down bank of culture and tradition will be delivered at the Scartaglin Heritage Centre on this Saturday night at 8pm. The latest in the series of lectures, music and slideshows will be conducted by a modern-day musical marvel, Geraldine O’Callaghan from Freemount. Ms. O’Callaghan, who is better… Read more…

Brosna Musician is first Kerryman to Win Fiddler of Dooney Prize

Brosna Musician is first Kerryman to Win Fiddler of Dooney Prize

Brosna musician, Darragh Curtin was announced the winner of the Senior Fiddler of Dooney title in Sligo on Sunday. This is a very prestigious fiddle title carrying a prize of €1,000 and a specially commissioned platter. Even more precious to the musical traditions of his native Brosna, and to the Sliabh Luachra area in general, is the… Read more…

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.