Visit our sister site Ireland Calling for a celebreation of all things Irish


Dublin City RamblersDublin City Ramblers – ballads, folk, humour, wit and foot-tapping music

TradConnect – A website to link traditional Irish musicians across the world

Darren Lynch -Dublin born folk musician and author

Shelta – French band passionate about Irish music

Out of Alba – songs of immigration and the longing of home

Shilelagh Law – Bare-Knuckle Irish Music

The Wild Rovers – plays popular, country, rock and roll and Irish music in Boston

Sean Brady – London Irish Solo Guitarist/Vocalist

Keith Hinchliffe – leading guitar interpreter of Celtic music

TIMSIG – Traditional Irish Music Sessions In Gothenburg

Alan James – Irish Showband Man Going Strong, Canada

WoodenStone Music – Arlene Faith, Celtic Violin artist/composer

Jeff Ksiazek – plays Irish guitar and bouzouki. Teaches in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jennie McAvoy – traditional ballad singer with the intimacy of folk-chanteuse

Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga – spirited Irish music with a global twist

Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist – blends Celtic tunes with American folk

Music Schools and Teachers

Irish Music Tutor Book – for all the family

Learn Guitar in 7 Easy Lessons Online Now! with Guitarist Dominic Preston.
In-home instructor of 10 years, based in Washington, DC

Irish Folk Clubs, Festivals and Events

Worcester Traditional Music – info on sessions and folk music in Worcester (UK)

Lancashire Folk – England’s heritage of folk music, song and dance

Instrument Makers and Suppliers

Hedwitschak Drums – Handcraftet Bodhráns made in Germany

Pickard Acoustics – handbuilt guitars and musical instruments

Martin Doyle Flutes – ease of playing and quality of tone

Tuneable Bodhrans – Brendan White-bodhran maker for traditional/top end players

Vintage fiddles for trad/classical players-best selection and fairest prices in Ireland

Uilleann bagpipe maker – made to order

Black Diamond Accordions – affordable piano accordions, made in the oldest-established accordion factory in China using hand-made Italian reeds

General Folk Music Links

Folk Music Images – from north-west England and beyond

Rambling House – a resource for Irish music, singing dancing and news

Brady's Irish Music Agency logoBrady’s Irish Music Agency – leading UK based Irish music agent


The Acoustic Music Archive: find chords and lyrics to songs and play along to recordings.

Irish Whistle Flute – a website dedicated to the Irish whistle & concert flute

Irish & Celtic Music Podcast – two-time, award-winning radio show of independent Irish and Celtic music

Celtic MP3s Music Magazine – free monthly internet magazine features news from Celtic artists in America and around the world.

Irish Themes

Irish Music Association – Festivals, Irish radio and TV, Irish pubs and more

The Anglo Irish – Irish Pub Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Irish Music TV – Irish music – Videos and music from Ireland for free

Tara Music – produces highest quality recordings of traditional Irish & Celtic artists, including Planxty, Clannad, Christy Moore and many more.

Did you know?

An Irish couple trekked for more than three hours up the highest mountain in Ireland to get this incredibly beautiful wedding photo from the top. Find out more.

Have you heard about…

Irish citizen test - Radio presenter Rick O’Shea asked his listeners to suggest amusing and surreal ideas for questions that could appear on such a test. Most of all they had to capture the essence of Irishness. Are you up to the Rick O’Shea Citizenship challenge? Try it here.

What about this…

Robert Emmet is one of Ireland’s most romantic and best remembered nationalist leaders. He might have easily been forgotten but he earned lasting fame because of three aspects of his passionate nature. Find out more.

Personalised framed prints

Illuminated Letters

Stunning Illuminated Letters based on the ancient Book of Kells

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