Month: April 2014

Listen: RTE Radio 1 – The Rolling Wave – Andy Irvine talks to Peter Browne…

Status Update
By Andy Irvine
RTE radio 1 from 10pm-11pm today. “The Rolling Wave”. Andy Irvine talks to Peter Browne about the recording of his album “Parachilna” in Australia. Or if you are busy tonight, you can hear it on RTE radio player. Always a pleasure talking to Peter!

Listen via RTE Player


Andy to perform at "Ceiliúradh" for President Michael D. Higgins

Ceiliúradh  – A Celebration 

Live on RTÉ Player & available Internationally
20:25 GMT
Thursday 10th April 2014 


Ceiliúradh (Celebration), a special evening of music, spoken word and dance,featuring artists from Ireland and the United Kingdom, will take place in the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday 10th April, 2014 to mark the historic occasion of the first State Visit by the President of Ireland to the United Kingdom. The event will be broadcast live on the RTÉ Player at 20.25pm GMT.

The concert takes its inspiration from the Irish session where each artist contributes towards the creation of a unique and intimate evening. The strong line up of artists to perform in the presence of the President Higgins include Imelda May, The Gloaming, Paul Brady, Lisa Hannigan, Glen Hansard, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, The West Ocean Quartet, Joseph O’Connor and Fiona Shaw. Some surprise guests are promised.

The house band will include acclaimed musicians Liam Bradley, John Carty, Anthony Drennan, Graham Henderson, Dónal Lunny, Mike McGoldrick, Paul Moore, Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Máirtín O’Connor and Brendan Power.

The concert will also be broadcast on RTÉ One Television at 10:15pm later that night.


Don’t Miss "Andy Irvine @ 70" – TG4 21/04/14 20:30pm

Andy Irvine @ 70

TG4 – 21/04/14 – 20:30pm

Live from Vicar Street on his 70th birthday, Andy Irvine singer-songwriter and genius instrumentalist celebrates a life lived through music featuring Sweeny’s Men, Paul Brady, Donal Lunny, Liam O’Flynn, Paddy Glackin and Mozaik.