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The Irish Blues Club was formed in September of 1995 to provide a mutual support system for Irish blues musicians. Since that date they have been running gigs to raise the necessary funds to produce CD's which demonstrates the quality and diversity of Irish blues music.
The Irish Chamber Orchestra is one of Ireland's most accomplished ensembles. Consisting of the creme de la creme of Irish string players, this orchestra has received plaudits both at home and abroad for its high standards of performance.
Fiddlers Retreat runs weekly courses throughout the year in Loughmore Village, Co. Tipperary. It offers daily fiddle tuition, escorted sightseeing tours, night-time Irish music Sessions, home cooked food and accomodation. It is a personalised activity holiday hosted by violinist Theresa Bourke.
Specialist Irish Music Site featuring : Daniel ODonnell, Wolfetones., Mary Duff, Big Tom, Charlie Landsborough, Mick Flavin, The Dubliners, The Pogues, The Chieftains, Brendan Shine, Christy Moore, The Fureys, Johnny McEvoy, Mary Black, Paddy Reilly, Phil Coulter, Sean Wilson, Susan McCann, Van Morrison
IMRO is the national body administering the performing rights in copyright music in Ireland on behalf of its members - songwriters, composers and music publishers - and on behalf of the members of the 63 overseas societies affiliated to it.
The Carlsberg Kilkenny Rhythm n Roots Weekend has hosted many an unforgettable gig by the most renowned acts in the world of roots music. Festival-goers talk of their delight at seeing well-loved performers play barnstorming shows in the intimate surroundings of the medieval city's pubs, as well as their pleasure at discovering new acts waiting around every corner to amaze them.