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Irish Handball

Forget conventional sporting tournaments, with preened players and elaborate venues; Irish Handball is something quite unique. Around small towns, villages and even in big cities…

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The Irish Harp

The Irish harp, is a famous common used Irish instrument which has been used for centuries upon centuries. The ancient folk instrument has a beautiful…


The Irish Tin Whistle

The Tin whistle, also known as the penny whistle, or “feadóg stain” is a well known and regularly used instrument in traditional Irish music. It…


Rory Gallagher

Rory Gallagher was born Liam Rory Gallagher on the 2nd March, 1948 in a town in Co. Donegal called Ballyshannon. One of Ireland’s most famous…



Traditional Irish Fiddle

The Irish fiddle is one of the most important instruments in the traditional repertoire of Irish Music. It dates back several hundred years; however there…


Thin Lizzy

In 1969, Thin Lizzy formed in Dublin and went onto to write and perform many songs through-out the years. The Thin Lizzy band played hard…


Clannad

Hailing from the wildness of the North West of Donegal in Ireland, Clannad has become one of Ireland’s most respected and treasured musical groups. With deep…


Enya – Irish singer

Enya is an Irish singer, instrumentalist and composer born on 17th May 1961. From Gweedore, County Donegal she pursued a career in music first joining…


The Nolans

Originally from Dublin, Ireland The Nolans first entered the music scene when singing parents Tommy and Maureen Nolan moved the family to Blackpool in the…


Gaelic Football In Ireland

It would be safe to say that Gaelic Football is the most popular sport in Ireland, with Hurling not far behind. It’s a traditional game played…


The Corrs

The Corrs have been described as a Celtic Rock Group from Dundalk, Co. Louth, in Ireland and consist of three sisters and a brother, Andrea,…


Christy Moore

Christy Moore is one of Irelands many talented Irish folk singers and was born on May 7thh 1945 in Newbridge, County Kildare.


The Dubliners

Formed over 50 years ago The Dubliners is one of Ireland’s longest surviving Irish music groups and still perform today. Popular with performing such songs…


The Cranberries

Formed in the early 1990’s Irish rock band The Cranberries, from Limerick, shot to fame with their 1993 album release of Everybody Else Is Doing…


The Irish Rovers

Canada 1963 was the year when two young lads from the north of Ireland  met for the first time at an Irish event in Toronto. George…