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NOLA Code:
IREM 0100H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
6 / 30
Rights End:
Born Optimistic
WNET All Arts
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Ireland’s finest musicians perform at the most beautiful and iconic places on the island.

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#101 ‘a haon’
Adare Manor, Skippers Alley, Edwina Guckian and much more on this journey around Ireland.

Our musical journey around Ireland’s most iconic locations begins here with an episode which includes a performance filmed at the gorgeous Adare Manor in County Limerick, one of Ireland’s finest estates. Filmed at Adare are Skippers Alley - the future of Irish Traditional Music. They are joined by Edwina Guckian, one of Ireland’s finest Sean Nós dancers. This and much more in this episode.

#102: ‘a dó’
Irish movie star Stephen Rea recites poetry with pipes by Louise Mulcahy & much more.

Journey with Stephen Rea, known for his leading role in The Crying Game movie as he celebrates his love of poetry in this episode of IRELAND IN MUSIC. Paying tribute to his recently deceased friend Derek Mahon, Stephen recites one of his poems accompanied by trailblazing uileann piper Louise Mulcahy on the banks of Ballymadrough in Fingal, Dublin - a beauty spot known only to a select few!

#103 ‘a trí’
Irish poet Celaviedmai leads us to Kilbaron Castle in Donegal as part of this episode’s journey.

Each episode IRELAND IN MUSIC takes you all over Ireland with beautiful music and scenery. This episode contains Irish poet and rap artist Celaviedmai as she leads us to the edge of the Atlantic to the ancient ruins of Kilbaron Castle in Donegal. Many other songs and artists feature in another stunning installment of music, people and places from Ireland.

#104 ‘a ceathair’
Behold the majesty of Ireland’s Slieve Gullion Forest Park with Larry Beau & Seána Davey.

IRELAND IN MUSIC treats you to another selection of musical and scenic delights this episode, included the majestic Slieve Gullion Forest Park in the company of singer and whistler Larry Beau with harper Seána Davey. Larry is on a mission to revive whistling with your mouth - no instrument required! Could he make whistling hip again? Tune in and decide for yourself.

#105 ‘a cúig’

Unaccompanied singing taken to new heights by Wallis Bird & The Line-Up Choir

Sean Nós singing is an ancient Irish tradition that Wallis Bird has updated in a sensational way as she sings her song ‘Home’ with The Line-Up Choir in the grounds of Tullynally Castle, Westmeath, Ireland. Tune in to see why this song has become a wedding favourite in Ireland. One of many delights in this episode of IRELAND IN MUSIC’s musical journey around our beautiful land.

#106 ‘a sé’
Musical giants Kíla celebrate Newgrange Burial Monument in the Boyne Valley of Ireland.

In Ireland, our teanga - our language serves as a direct connection to an ancient past. Amongst many musical thrills in this episode are Kíla singing in Irish at Newgrange, Ireland’s most important ancient burial monument which was built 5000 years ago by people with an average lifespan of 29! This resounds concurrently with Ireland past, present and future.

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10/2/2023 - 10/1/2026
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Diane Masciale
United States