Congratulations to Irish singer Van Morrison for the stunning success of his song Brown Eyed Girl, which passed the ten million mark for the number of airplays on radio stations in the United States. The Belfast born singer received a special award for his outstanding achievement from Broadcast Music Inc – the organisation that collects… Continue reading Van Morrison – the ten million airplays man
Michael William Balfe – Ireland’s Mozart
Michael William Balfe (15 May 1808 – 20 October 1870) has been described as the Irish Mozart because he was a musical child prodigy and began composing when he was only seven. He was born in Dublin and became one of Ireland’s greatest composers. By the age of six, he was playing violin for his… Continue reading Michael William Balfe – Ireland’s Mozart
Ed Sheeran bares his soul as he sends inspiring and positive message to ‘weird’ children
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.
Irish dancing – why it’s enjoying a new lease of life
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.
When Ed Sheeran invited Irish stage hand to perform with him in New York
Ed Sheeran welcomed his Irish stage hand on stage to play piano on one of his hits at a recent gig in New York. Like him or not, you have to admit that Sheeran has style, and seems quite a nice fellah as well. Sheeran was performing in front of a full house at the… Continue reading When Ed Sheeran invited Irish stage hand to perform with him in New York