From: Pat Kehoe [pat_at_irishmusicforever_dot_com]

Sent: 25 May 2011 10:20

Subject: Irish Music Forever Update


Dear Irish Music Fan,


Here are some of the latest articles to appear on the Irish Music Forever Website.



Great response to our video showcase

Some great performers have come forward to appear on our new video showcase. We’ve had singers, bands and instrumentalists.

Here are just a few:


Oonagh Cassidy – great songs and lilting Irish voice

Imagine a subtle mix of Katie Melua and Cara Dillon and you’ll an idea of the musical style of Oonagh Cassidy.

More on Oonagh Cassidy and see video.


Cor Aingli – Irish songs from a choir of angels

Cor Aingli means Angelic Choir in Gaelic. They sing carols in Irish in the sean nos ‘old style’. The effect is magical.

More on Cor Aingli and see videos.


Brendan O’Loughlin – the man between two shores

Brendan is a superb singer-songwriter who was born and raised in Ireland but is now based in the US. His album Between Two Shores draws on his experiences of being an Irishman in America.

More on Brendan O’Loughlin and see video.


Tara O’Grady – Irish music with an American twist

Tara O’Grady is a highly original performer who fuses traditional Irish songs with some American swing and jazz. See her perform I’ll Tell Me Ma in a totally new way.

More on Tara O’Grady and see video.


Calling musicians from Ireland’s 32 counties

Find out how you can help break the world record for the Longest Traditional Music Session Ever. The event is in memory of special man and singer John Norton who died last year. The proceeds will go to charity.

More on the Longest Traditional Music Session Ever.


Was Molly Malone based on a real character?

Was Molly Malone a real Dublin girl with an eye for the men … or just a music hall invention?

Find out more about Molly Malone.


Talking dog …Ok. This talking dog video has nothing to do with Irish music but it made us howl with laughter so we're passing it on.


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