With personal perspectives from Martin Hayes, Christy Moore, Tony MacMahon, Luka Bloom and Iarla Ó Lionáird, Paul O'Connor attempts to take in the vista-like contribution that the enigmatic Steve Cooney has made to Irish traditional mu
Martin Hayes features centrally in this year's Feakle Festival, playing in Triúr, with Dennis Cahill, possibly with the Tulla Céilí Band, and as the subject of a feature-length documentary called Natural Grace.
Guitar players Dennis Cahill, John Doyle, and Steve Cooney are among the performers playing at the West Cork Music Masters of Tradition festival in Bantry House next month.
Running throughout the day on 5 July, Lá Gaelach at the Global Village during the Volvo Ocean Race features, among many others, tin whistle player Nóirín Ní Shúilleabháin joined by her brothers Seán and Frankie Gavin.
Triúr Arís is the second album from the trio of Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, featuring twenty new pieces composed by Ó Riada, and dedicated to the memory of Muiris Ó Rócháin.
One of the non-music events taking place during the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention is an exhibition of paintings of famous living fiddlers, including Martin Hayes, Nancy Kerr, and Ado Barker, called Fiddle Icons.
The festival brings together contemporary movement and music from across Europe.
The director Dónal Ó Céilleachair discusses his documentary about the collaboration of Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, which is to be broadcast next week on RTÉ One.
This is number two in a new series of weekend master classes for advanced level students organised by Áras Oidhreacht an Chláir, as part of a broader educational programme they are developing.
Speech Project is a live show and now an album of new compositions by fiddle player Gerry Diver based on original recordings of Shane MacGowan, Damien Dempsey, Christy Moore, Martin Hayes and Danny Meehan talking to Diver, and on archive in
3/Triúr, the group comprising Peadar Ó Riada, Martin Hayes and Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, will give perform at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, on Sunday, 12 February.