Listen Back: 16th Apr 2017 – RTE Radio 1 – The History Show (Easter Sunday)

The History Show A special Easter Sunday programme looking at Ireland in 1917 – a year on from the Rising, with historian Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh; playwright Philip Orr; and poet Dermot Bolger. Andy Featured on the History Show singing a song written in 1917 “That’s the Stuff to Give ‘Em”. Unfortunately the songs has been… Read More Listen Back: 16th Apr 2017 – RTE Radio 1 – The History Show (Easter Sunday)

Archive: 1st Aug 2000 – Irish Times Review – Andy Irvine (with guests)

Andy Irvine (with guests) Tue, Aug 1, 2000, 01:00 – MIC MORONEY The whisper had gone out about a reunion of the Planxty desperadoes, but this was Andy Irvine’s night, and a huge crowd gave him pin-drop attention as he boldly executed long, historic, left-wing pinko ballads like that Australian anti-conscription song, Gladiators – and they… Read More Archive: 1st Aug 2000 – Irish Times Review – Andy Irvine (with guests)

Usher’s Island (Album Review) | Folk Radio UK

Usher’s Island – Usher’s Island Vertical Records – 21 March 2017 When musicians of the calibre of those in Usher’s Island – named after one of Dublin’s quays – join forces, expectations inevitably run high. Their self-titled debut doesn’t disappoint, and this first-rate album of Irish traditional music is more than fit to take its place… Read More Usher’s Island (Album Review) | Folk Radio UK

9th Jul 2017 – Paxos Festival “Bouzouki Concert” with Donal Lunny, Apodimi Compania & Elias Dendias

Bouzouki Concert with Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Greek Musicians of Apodimi Compania and Paxiot bouzouki player Elias Dendias Old Loggos Schoolhouse – Sunday 9th July, 8.30 pm Andy Irvine  is an Irish folk musician, singer-songwriter, and a founding member of the popular bands Sweeney’s Men, Planxty, Patrick Street, Mozaik, LAPD and Usher’s Island. He plays the mandolin, mandola, bouzouki, harmonica and hurdy-gurdy.  Irvine has been influential in folk music… Read More 9th Jul 2017 – Paxos Festival “Bouzouki Concert” with Donal Lunny, Apodimi Compania & Elias Dendias