On this side of the Atlantic, few figures of the 20th Century can claim to be a greater exponent of Irish music than Tommy Makem.
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day properly, here’s a list of the best Irish drinking songs to mark the occassion.
For its last two records, U2 set as the group’s primary musical objective to prove that these middle-aged rock legends are still the best band in the world. The group’s new album, “No Line On The Horizon,” finds the Irish combo in a new era and with a far fuzzier purpose.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we examine how an unexpected Oscar win last month by two Ireland-based artists should spur interest in them and their erstwhile bandmates’ musical output.
With St. Patrick’s Day only hours away, David opines about Irish music’s misunderstood and overlooked heroes.