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...
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Ep. 55 - Karen Ryan
In this episode Aoife's guest is musician Karen Ryan, a member of the band The London Lasses who are celebrating 25 years together this year. Karen has chosen music from some of the legendary figures she met growing up learning Irish traditional music in London. This programme was first broadcast on the 24th of September 2023.
Ep. 54 - Jackie Daly
In this episode Aoife talks to accordion player and composer Jackie Daly about his life in music and especially about his new book of tunes ‘The Jackie Daly Collection’. This programme was first broadcast on July 23rd 2023.
Ep. 53 - Amhráin Anna John Chiot
Almost 100 years ago Donegal woman Anna John Chiot was visited by collectors from the Irish Folklore Commission. They recorded many songs from her and fiddle player Paul O’Shaughnessy has just published 128 of them in a new book which is accompanied by a cd featuring new recordings of some of the songs.
Ep. 52 - The Forde Collection
In this episode, we're talking about music collected in Ireland in the 1840s and recently published in The Forde Collection, edited by Nicholas Carolan and Caitlín Uí Éigeartaigh. Nicholas Carolan joins us to talk about William Forde and we have music from Mark Redmond, Eilís Lavelle and Jason McGuinness. First broadcast on 23rd April 2023.
Ep. 51 - Diarmuid Ó Meachair
In this episode we meet accordion and melodeon player Diarmuid Ó Meachair who has just released an album of music on the melodeon, 'Melodeon Medleys'. This programme was first broadcast on the 3rd of September 2023.
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.