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Andy Irvine plays at Edinburgh Folk Club (EFC) tonight. The show will be live stream from the venues facebook page: www.facebook.com/edfolkclub The show is SOLD OUT! Click the link above to stream! ANDY IRVINE Wednesday 18 April 2018 NB: this show will be…
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Kavanaghs Pub-Portlaoise 5 April at 14:18 ·  Thanks to John Shereran (Ed’s Dad) and Gary Dunne this gem was found last night! 15 year old Ed Sherran with Andy Irvine at ÉistMusic (ran by John Dunne & Vinny O’Brien) in Kavanaghs Pub-Portlaoise Picture…
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Planxty Album: One Night In Bremen Label: Mig Tracks: 12 Website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planxty Planxty need little introduction but for those who aren’t aware of this force in Irish music, it comprises of quartet Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Christy…
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Here's some info on the great line-up of musicians who helps make "Precious Heroes" such a great album.   Name Andy Irvine Instrument Bouzouki, mandola, octave mandola, harmonica & vocal About Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one…
Feature: Precious Musos
Feature: Precious Musos
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Originally posted on dereksmusicblog: Sweeney’s Men-Sweeney’s Men and The Tracks Of Sweeney. Label: BGO Records. One of the bands that emerged from the mid-sixties Irish roots revival was Sweeney’s Men, who were formed in Dublin in May 1966, by Andy…
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Here’s a nice piece written by Leagues O’Toole author of the must read “The Humours of Planxty” book. Wed, Mar 14, 2018, 15:06 Liam O’Flynn’s abilities first came to prominence as a member of the cutting-edge trad-folk band Planxty.   There has been a sad…
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Usher’s Island – Usher’s Island (Vertical Records, 2017) Usher’s Island is a new superband that brings together some of the greatest contemporary Irish folk music musicians. Andy Irvine, Dónal Lunny, Paddy Glackin, Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle have…
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Liam O’Flynn was born to a musical family in Kildare in 1945 The uilleann piper Liam Óg O’Flynn has died. He had been ill for some time. He was well known as a member of the traditional group Planxty with Christy Moore, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny.…
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Irish folk legend Andy Irvine (Planxty, Sweeney’s Men, Patrick Street) is coming to our pocket of regional Victoria to launch his latest album. Made in collaboration with Australian Luke Plumb, Precious Heroes is a tribute to his musical and political…
Interview: Musical tribute to heroes
Interview: Musical tribute to heroes
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