Articles by Róisín Anraí


Aslan – Irish Rock Group

Aslan is an Irish rock group from Dublin who first formed in 80’s. They are not widely known outside of Ireland and have become known…




The Saw Doctors

The Saw Doctors formed in 1986 and released fifteen albums. They have achieved nineteen top-thirty hits and are renowned world-wide for their energetic live performances….








How To Cook Irish Turnips

Another popular meal in Ireland is made from turnips. As Ireland has a wet climate it’s the perfect place for growing turnips which is popular in the farming industry.



Mary Black

Mary had great musical talent from an earlier age and was influenced by her musical parents, brothers and sister. In 1983 Mary released her first…


How To Cook Irish Poundies

A big hefty Irish meal to try is Champ, which is also known as Poundies, Cally or Pandy. It is a very cheap and easy meal to create so is ideal for those on a low budget but is highly recommended for everyone to try.


The Undertones

The Undertones formed in 1975 in the city of Derry when a group of young school boys shared their love for music. The band would…


Irish Uilleann Pipes

The Uillean pipes, are known as the national pipes of Ireland and they were originally known as the Union Pipes. How the Uillean pipes work…


The Irish Harp

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



The Irish Tin Whistle

The Tin whistle is also called a penny whistle or feadóg stain. It is a well known and regularly used instrument in traditional Irish music….



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…


Pea & Ham Soup

Another popular soup dish in Ireland is Pea & Ham soup. This basic dish is easily made but tastes wonderful and is greatly welcomed on…