8 episodes

The Rolling Wave celebrates all that is great about Irish Traditional music. We speak to musicians, delve into archives, showcase new releases and visit some of the many traditional music festivals taking place around the country. The Rolling Wave podcast brings you some of our best interviews and features. For rights reasons the music here is shorter than in the original broadcast. To listen to the full version go to www.rte.ie/radio 1/the-rolling-wave and click on the relevant date. Listen live on RTÉ Radio 1 every Sunday night at 9pm.

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The Rolling Wave celebrates all that is great about Irish Traditional music. We speak to musicians, delve into archives, showcase new releases and visit some of the many traditional music festivals taking place around the country. The Rolling Wave podcast brings you some of our best interviews and features. For rights reasons the music here is shorter than in the original broadcast. To listen to the full version go to www.rte.ie/radio 1/the-rolling-wave and click on the relevant date. Listen live on RTÉ Radio 1 every Sunday night at 9pm.

    Ep 8 - John Kelly of Capel Street

    Ep 8 - John Kelly of Capel Street

    Fiddle and concertina player John Kelly was born in West Clare in 1921 but moved to Dublin in 1945 where he opened a shop on Capel Street. He was a central figure in the music scene in Dublin from then until his death in 1988. John's grandaughter Aoife Kelly tells his story. First broadcast on 20th October 2019.

    • 35 min
    Ep 7- John Carty

    Ep 7- John Carty

    Fiddle player John Carty talks about growing up in London surrounded by music, switching from banjo to fiddle and making a life in Ireland. This programme was first broadcast on 28 July 2019.

    • 39 min
    Ep 6 - 'A Creator of Friendships' in The Cobblestone Pub in Dublin

    Ep 6 - 'A Creator of Friendships' in The Cobblestone Pub in Dublin

    Tom Mulligan has been running the Cobblestone Bar in Dublin for about 30 years and in that time the pub has deservedly earned a reputation as one of the best Irish traditional music venues in Dublin. This interview was recorded last summer before any of us had even imagined what was to come in 2020. First broadcast on 9th June 2019.

    • 38 min
    Ep 5 - A fiddle player at the helm of the Irish Traditional Music Archive | The Rolling Wave

    Ep 5 - A fiddle player at the helm of the Irish Traditional Music Archive | The Rolling Wave

    Liam O'Connor, fiddle player and newly appointed Director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive talks about growing up with music and his plans for this very important Irish cultural institution. This programme was first broadcast on 23 June 2019

    • 37 min
    Ep 4 - Women Uilleann Pipers | The Rolling Wave

    Ep 4 - Women Uilleann Pipers | The Rolling Wave

    Piper Louise Mulcahy talks about her research into the history of Women Uilleann Pipers. This programme was first broadcast on 24 February 2019

    • 34 min
    Ep 3 - The secrets of Irish traditional fiddle playing | The Rolling Wave

    Ep 3 - The secrets of Irish traditional fiddle playing | The Rolling Wave

    Master fiddle player Kevin Burke talks about getting the 'nyah' into his music and loving the tunes 'with no notes'! This programme was first broadcast on 2 February 2020

    • 38 min

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