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From TheJournal.ie Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder Lomax In éirinn

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.

From TheJournal.ie The future of Irish music is playing at Croke Park later this month Youth Music Awards

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.

From TheJournal.ie In 'challenging' times for the Irish music scene, an old school recording studio is managing to keep rocking Sun Studios

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie People used to scoff at Irish rappers, but the hip hop scene in Ireland is booming Irish Music

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.

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

Is it any good, 19 years on?

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?

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!)

14 signs you were a 90s Boyzone obsessive

EEEYEAAA OH. EEEYEAAA OH.

Can You Name The Old-School Irish Popstar?

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

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

There’s something for everyone here.

From TheJournal.ie Musicians hold sing-song outside Leinster House in bid to get more radio play On The Air

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.

Can You Guess These Irish Albums From Their Covers?

Test that music knowledge.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie These are the best bands in Ireland this year Choice Music Prize

These are the best bands in Ireland this year

One is going to win a massive 10k prize.

From TheJournal.ie "Curb your expectations and just run with it" - Joseph Panama from Overhead, The Albatross on Irish festivals Sponsored

"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.

5 filthy things you never noticed about Mundy's July

It’s packed full of dirt. Really.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio Ceol Agus Craic

Sinn Féin wants to hear more Irish music on the radio

One of the party’s MEPs wants a quota system introduced.

From TheJournal.ie Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman Slan Go Foill

Last Late Show: 8 of the most memorable Irish moments on Letterman

Peter O’Toole on a camel, anyone?

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What's the best gig you've ever seen in Ireland? Your Shout

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

The people need to know…

From TheJournal.ie 7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals Quirktastic

7 of Ireland's most weird and wonderful festivals

Proof that really IS something for everyone.

From TheJournal.ie "A girl told me mid-song that I was ruining her night" - quickfire Q&A with Tandem Felix New Music

"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.

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

Their wonderful album has won the Choice Music Prize.

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?

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

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

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

Dublin singer Billy Treacy is telling it like it is.

Hozier gave the performance of his life on SNL last night

As if his week could get any better.

Damien Rice blew everyone away on Jools Holland last night

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

Wicklow singer Hozier takes The Ellen Show by storm

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth

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

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

REALLY, it’s NSFW.

Joe Dolan covered Blur and it's amazing

Joe Dolan’s take on Damon Albarn. Incredible.

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