Irish Music – Irish Ways CD

It’s a typical October day, writes our music correspondent Lucy Earley. The mountain behind me has disappeared under dark clouds, and there’s a wind whipping up out there with that kind of misty rain...

Irish Music – Summer Notes

No other band musically relates to or evokes an Irish summer like The Waterboys, writes Lucy Earley. They seem to inspire everyone at late parties; out in back garden, with garden lanterns, white win...

The story of Raglan Road

By Lucy Earley  It’s Bailey Pub, Dublin. The year is 1966. The place is packed with people sitting at bar and at small tables. Loud raucous banter, laughter and slow drone of conversations fill air. ...