From: Pat Kehoe [pat_at_irishmusicforever_dot_com]

Sent: 09 June 2011 10:33

Subject: Irish Music Forever Update


Dear Irish Music Fan,


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


Win a free album by fiddle virtuoso Colm Mac Con Iomaire

Enter our competition to win a free download of Hare’s Corner – the excellent album by Irish fiddle virtuoso Colm Mac Con Iomaire. Click here to enter.


The Chieftains – our band of the week

Fresh from performing for the Queen, The Chieftains are our band of the week. Great articles plus several videos of The Chieftains performing with stars like Sting and Van Morrison.  More on the Chieftains.


Michael Balfe – Ireland’s Mozart

Introduction to Michael Balfe – Ireland’s musical boy wonder who went on to become an internationally renowned composer. See a video of Enya singing the Balfe aria, I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls. More by Irish composer Michael Balfe


More bands for our video showcase

Check out the gentle Celtic music of the Moonrakers featuring a great harp sound. More on the Moonrakers.


Hayes and Cooney raise money for children’s centre

Martin Hayes is six times All Ireland Fiddle Champion. Now he is teaming up with guitarist Steve Cooney to raise money for an Irish children’s centre. More on Martin Hayes and Steve Cooney



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