Ushers Island on BBC Radio 2 – The Folk Show

Usher’s Island in Session Listen: The Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe The best folk music from Britain and beyond. This week, Irish supergroup Usher’s Island play tracks from their self-titled debut album. Usher’s Island brings together two generations of the finest traditionalmusicians: Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny (Planxty), Paddy Glackin (The Bothy Band), Michael McGoldrick… Read More Ushers Island on BBC Radio 2 – The Folk Show

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

Planxty – No Disco documentary to air this Christmas on TG4!

Christmas on TG4  02.01.17 – 00.00am          Planxty – No Disco                       Dedicated to legendary Irish band Planxty. Presented by Leagues O’Toole, the programme features exclusive interviews with founding members Christy Moore, Liam Óg O’Flynn and Andy Irvine as well as Paul Brady who… Read More Planxty – No Disco documentary to air this Christmas on TG4!