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
“I thought since today is Andy’s 75th Birthday now might be a good time to post this look back at the links between Andy & his all time hero Woody! Enjoy…If you have anything to add please do get in touch!” – AndyIrvineNews.com… Read More Bound For Glory – Andy Irvine & Woody Guthrie
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
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!
Music Andy Irvine plays 'The Blind Harper' at The Embankment #OnThisDay in 1976 https://t.co/ltS5AB5k82 — RTÉ Archives (@RTEArchives) November 5, 2016