Irish Music Magazine - November 2001


Raining Up

Sean Laffey catches an interview with fiddler, Máiréad Nesbitt before she flies off to Japan.

A Pipers Journey

John Brophy talks with Peter Browne on the release of his new album.

John B Vallely

Geoff Harden goes in search of the man with a double life.

The Ring of the Piper's Tune

The gorgeous sound we hear from Brendan Ring's self-made uilleann pipes bears eloquent testament to his accomplishments. Paul Dromey reports.

North America

The Song of Roland

Seamus Bellamy hears traveller's tales from a Cape Breton fiddler.


I'll have an Irish with a Danish please

Eugene Graham walks us gently through the Danish Irish music scene.

United Kingdom

Martin Simpson

John O'Regan talks with a man who is now happily back on home turf and digging deep into the soil of British folk song.


Singing with Waltons

Our continued series of ballads brought to you in association with Waltons.

Up and Coming - Dave Munnelly

Swing, a twelve-track collection featuring many original compositions, has been a much-anticipated release. Sean Walsh reports.

Story Behind the Tune

This month we have 'Anach Cuain' re-told by John Brophy.

Personality - Barney McKenna

Ita Kelly brings us a flavour of Barney McKenna recently honoured with the FONN 2001, Hall of Fame Award.

Music Makers The Healy Flute Company

John Harvey our special correspondent in Rhode Island visits the workshop of master flute and fife maker, Skip Healy.

Live Reviews

  • Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill

CD Reviews

Another selection of CD reviews brought to you in association with HMV