15 Sep 2018

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill Martin Hayes is a native of County Clare and is one of the most extraordinary talents having emerged from the world of traditional music. Martin’s music has a unique sound reinforced by the fiddle, and his past experience means Martin has truly mastered the art of the fiddle, shaping the future of Irish traditional music. ... More »
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Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal Competition for Fiddle now open for entries

6 Sep 2018

Peadar Ó Riada is now accepting entries from fiddlers for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal 2018 competition. The winner will take home the medal, as well as prize money of €2500, with the final to be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta in February 2019. Entrants should record 5 pieces of unaccompanied music, and upload them to ... More »
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3 Jul 2018

Our Summer Seisiún will be back in full swing this coming July, with our authentic show of Irish music, song, stories and dance which bring together the very best and most talented musicians from across Ulster. Join us every Tuesday from the 3rd July for a great night of song, music and dance. Contact us for further details on featured ... More »
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Belfast Traditional Music Summer School

1 Jun 2018

The 2nd Belfast Traditional Music Summer School will take place 30th July - 3rd August 2018 and will feature classes, workshops, concerts, sessions, recitals with some of Ireland and Scotland’s finest traditional musicians such as Harry Bradley, Bríd Harper, Dermot Byrne, Siobhán O’Donnell, Ross Ainslie, Steven McWhirter, Mary Bergin and many many more..... More »
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19 Apr 2018

SATURDAY 5TH MAY 2018 9:30PM Bríd Harper is an Irish traditional fiddle player from Castlefinn, Co.Donegal and now living near Dungannon, Co.Tyrone. Encouraged by music with her sisters in the Finn Valley area. With music on both sides of the family she is carrying on the tradition of fiddle playing. Bríd has won a number of under-age All Ireland titles ... More »
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Remembering Bunting Festival

31 Jan 2018

This is the inaugural Remembering Bunting Festival. It aims to celebrate, our shared heritage through a series of performances and talks featuring on the contribution made by Edward Bunting towards Irish musicology. The event is funded by The Executive Office, through the Together Building A United Community Programme and the Reconciliation Fund of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ... More »
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Launch of Music Writer Mentoring Scheme for Northern Ireland

15 Jan 2018

The Journal of Music, with support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, is pleased to announce an exciting new mentoring scheme to encourage the next generation of music writers in Northern Ireland. The deadline for applications is 12 February. Over six months, the editorial team of the JM will work with five new writers, developing their writing about music ... More »
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Fleadh Cheoil Series on RTÉ One - Friday 19th January 2018 at 7.30pm

9 Jan 2018

Fleadh Cheoil is a series of six television programmes from the Ennis Fleadh Cheoil presented by John Creedon and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin starting on Friday 19th January 2018 at 7.30pm. The annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann returned to Ennis Co. Clare for the second year in a row. Ennis, for many the spiritual home of Traditional Music had not previously ... More »
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We're Hiring

15 Dec 2017

With 2018 comes new opportunities! Would you like to join the vibrant team at Dún Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre? We currently have two vacancies: • Marketing and Public Relations Intern • Music & Events Officer We welcome applications from people with outstanding abilities. If you think you have what it takes, please email for an application form and job description ... More »
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New Irish dictionary App, Teanglann

31 Oct 2017

Tá aip foclóirí Gaeilge nua, Teanglann, ar fáil anois ina bhfuil leaganacha digitithe d'fhoclóirí Uí Dhónaill, de Bhaldraithe agus An Foclóir Beag chomh maith le bunachair ghramadaí agus foghraíochta. Tá an aip saor in aisce, agus tá sí ar fáil do chórais iOS agus Android araon. Ciallaíonn sé seo nach gá bheith ceangailte leis an idirlíon a thuilleadh chun na ... More »
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Final Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas this Sunday at 6pm

27 Oct 2017

On Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we travel throughout Ulster delving into the past year's recordings, bringing you a few of the many events Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas was at, I'm bringing this Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas project to a close hence my picks from many roads traveled for our final programme. So maybe join me for a few ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 22.10.17

20 Oct 2017

Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas travels to the inaugural 'Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music' on Sunday evening. We are in the middle of workshops, bringing you interviews with the school's organisers and tutors. We catch up with a family attending classes and we have a special moment in the company of County Armagh singer and flautist Ríoghnach Connolly. More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas

14 Oct 2017

Fleadh Uladh is the destination for Sunday's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas, midst the competition venue at Bangor Academy catching up with competitors from throughout Ulster on their chosen instrument just literally off stage & receiving their awards. What's happening on the traditional music calendar included so join us from 6 pm Sunday October 15th for our Ulster Fleadh 2017 special ... More »
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Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas 6.10.17

6 Oct 2017

On this Sunday evening's Celtic Bridge on Comhaltas we are in the middle of the County Tyrone Fleadh which was hosted by Clogher Valley CCÉ. We're bringing you the music and song at St. Ciaran's College competition venue and the town sessions. More »