Global megastar Ed Sheeran had a wonderful message of hope and encouragement to any children that feel a little different or ‘weird’. The British singer has Irish heritage and is heavily influenced by Irish music, which he spent a lot of time listening to as a kid.
From Irish music to American boogie-woogie – millions of people are, by now, aware of the great talents of Irish pianist Brendan Kavanagh. He can play anything instantly. The musician has created multiple videos that show him joining in with other piano players who are playing on public pianos as they pass the time at… Continue reading The piano man and the Irish songstress…musical magic
Celtic Thunder’s Christmas 1915 beautifully evokes about one of the most moving, surreal and human moments of the 20th century. The song was written by Tommy Fleming and is based on the true story about the British, French and German soldiers during the First World War. More than quarter of a million Irish soldiers were… Continue reading Celtic Thunder’s haunting Christmas 1915 – so moving
Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan had one of the most memorable concerts of her life when she performed for His Holiness Pope Francis. O’Riordan, who at the time was also working a mentor on the Voice of Ireland TV series, was one of the performers at the annual Vatican Christmas concert in 2013. It was Pope… Continue reading When Cranberries star sang for the Pope at the Vatican
Irish dancing is a major part of Ireland’s culture and and it shows no sign of fading as we head deep into the 21st century…thanks in no small part to modern technology.