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# Villagers

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# For Folk's Sake
WATCH: Which classic folk song deserves to be called Ireland's favourite?
Artists including singer Niamh Farrell and Villagers who perform tracks chosen by the public.
# Festivals
7 of the most unmissable songs to hear at All Together Now
The best choons from Fleet Foxes to Kelela to Villagers
# India
Three burnt alive in their home in India over human sacrifice rumours
The head of the family was accused of being a sorcerer.
# Villagers
Irish musician nominated for prestigious Ivor Novello award
Chief songwriter in Villagers, Conor O’Brien, was there for the announcement today.
David O'Doherty 'interviewed' Conor from Villagers and it was everything
So much to love.
# christmas hearts
Here's Ireland's answer to the Band Aid single, in aid of the homeless
The song features members of Villagers and Fight Like Apes, amongst others.
# fish for dinner
Fish rainfall surprises residents of Sri Lankan village
It’s raining fish! Hallelujah, it’s raining fish…
# Prime Numbers
Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?
# Meteor
And the winner of the Meteor Choice Music Prize for album of the year is...
Drumroll, please… unless you already guessed from the photograph.
# Mercury Prize
James Blake wins Mercury Prize with Overgrown
He beat the likes of David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys and our own Villagers.
# second time lucky?
Villagers and Bowie on Mercury Music Prize shortlist
It’s the second nomination for the Dublin-based indie-folk group, however Bowie is favourite to win for his comeback ‘The Next Day’.
# Body and Soul
Brollies, pirates... and a camel: the Body and Soul festival in pics
Festival goers braved the changeable weather to make the most of the Ballinlough Castle event.
# Good News
Villagers frontman Conor O'Brien scoops songwriting award
O’Brien has won a prestigious Ivor Novello prize for the title track of his band’s acclaimed album Becoming A Jackal.
# Choice Music Prize
Fight Like Apes favourite to scoop Choice Prize 2010
Organisers release a ten-strong shortlist – including the likes of Imelda May – to win the gong for 2010′s best Irish album.
# Mercury Prize
Mercury Music Prize turns xx-rated
Minimalist indie trio The xx win the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their eponymous debut album, beating off stiff competition.
# Mercury Prize
Irish band nominated for prestigious Mercury Prize
Villagers get the nod alongside major international acts.