Thursday, 6 December 2012

East Clare Young Musicians - Feakle 2012

HD video of the Young Musicians' Showcase ... Feakle Festival, 2012



Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Réalta Cd Launch in Clontarf - Comhaltas

Craobh Seán Treacy CCE will launch Réalta 2012. A new CD featuring the young musicians and singers from the branch at Clasac,Clontarf on Saturday 8th of December at 7:00pm. All are welcome The CD will be launched by Helena rowsome,a founder member of the branch and will be followed by an open session.

Comhaltas: Blog: Réalta Cd Launch

Monday, 3 December 2012

Dervish announce a special Sligo Show at Hawks Well Theatre on 27th December 2012

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Cover of Dervish
It’s been an exciting year for Dervish and one they plan to end in style, with a special concert for fans and family on Thursday, December 27th 2012 at Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo with some surprise guests lined up for this unique concert. Dervish will also perform material from their forthcoming album or the first time. Tickets for DERVISH are available from the Hawks Well Box office Phone 0719161518, for on line booking info@hawkswell.com

This will be the legendary ensemble’s last concert of what has been a very memorable year which has seen DERVISH’s remarkable and distinguished career take many new avenues.

In August, the band signed a publishing deal with The Bucks Music Group in London, where they now join a high profile publishing roster that includes Ed Sheeran, Brian Eno, and many other music business legends. The deal will position the band’s music in the film and TV world for the future. In keeping with the same theme, Dervish were asked to write the music for a new ITV TV series called “James Nesbit’s Ireland” which will be broadcast in mid 2013.
Dervish were honoured to be asked by Irish President Michael D Higgins to perform at one of his first functions at Aras An Uachtarain adding to the list of Heads of State they have performed to internationally.

Irish-language music video app TG Lurgan launches - siliconrepublic.com

App Store running on iPad version of iOS 4.3.5
Move over MTV and Vevo … a new Irish-language video app called TG Lurgan has launched to present music videos as Gaeilge. The app has been developed by the makers of the Irish-language social network Abair Leat! which launched earlier this year.

The free app TG Lurgan is now available to download for Android and iOS users from Google Play and the Apple App Store. The app has been developed by the Irish language school Coláiste Lurgan, which is headed up by Michéal O'Foighil and created Abair Leat!

The new TG Lurgan app features contemporary Irish-language music videos, as well as tutorial videos on learning Irish. It also allows users to create their own playlists.

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