Video of The Dubliners performing Fields of Athenry It’s strange how songs can suddenly develop a life of their own and go off in directions never expected by the people who wrote them. The Fields of Athenry is a good example. When I first heard it back in the 1970s I thought it was a… Continue reading Fields of Athenry – Irish song and football anthem
The Dropkick Murphys’ have released a video featuring a wild Irish wake to help promote their new CD, Going Out In Style, which is now on sale.
Irish singer Ronan Keating has come a long way since his early days with Boyzone. The boy band image is long gone and he is now an established performer who appeals to audiences of all ages. Now he’s about to release a new album of songs written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Keating worked… Continue reading Ronan Keating to release Bacharach songs
The Dubliners are taking a short breather before setting off on the next leg of their British tour. The legendary Irish group have already played Glasgow, Aberdeen and Perth on the Scottish leg of the tour. They resume in Scotland at Coatbridge on 8th March before setting off for England, starting at Newcastle City Hall… Continue reading Dubliners take a breather ahead of next tour dates
The Irish American band The Dropkick Murphys have never been slow in supporting causes they feel strongly about. They’ve now waded into the controversy involving the American state of Wisconsin, which is planning to implement budget cuts that cut leads to thousands of job losses.