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Gráinne Brady – New Single 'Newcomer' – release date June 5th 2020

Label: Cailin Records (self-released)Publisher: PRS/MCPSThe title track, and second single from her forthcoming solo album.Composed and arranged by Gráinne Brady, with words by Patrick MacGill.Following up on her debut solo album The Road Across the ...

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Ceol FM free tier still going strong.

Every day, hundreds of listeners tune into the Ceol FM free tier. Streams continue to be available for mixed, energetic, soothing, songs only, tunes only, pipes only, fiddle only etc. Thousands of people tune in every week using apps like Tune in, ...

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Answering user requests

It has been great to receive your requests for enhancements and changes.  Here are a few that have been finished in the past few months. 1.  Log in with Facebook or Google. 2.  Reset password facility. 3.  Browse artists in a new table view.  The gri ...

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More new changes.

It has been great to receive your requests for enhancements and changes.  Here are a few that have been finished in the past few months. 1.  Log in with Facebook or Google. 2.  Reset password facility. 3.  Browse artists in a new table view.  The gri ...

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Launching the new Ceol FM website

Ceol FM is changing and I think you are going to love it. On a bright fresh Thursday afternoon in February 2017, I posted a quick thought to Facebook asking if anyone would be intereseted in a service that would stream traditional Irish music ...

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Scoil Achla on Achil island

Scoil Acla is an annual festival where top class tutors teach at group classes for five days and sessions run well into the night.  This podcast will give you a sense of what it's like to be there. 

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Touring for Tunes - June 2018

For over fifteen years now I have spent time each June visiting sessions all over Ireland. There's nothing quite like sitting in the middle of a group of lovely musicians listening and playing music that you may not have heard in some time. IN June 2 ...

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New music on Ceol FM from Frankie Simon – Ireland West Guitar

We get a lot of music sent to Ceol FM and every single album is uploaded within days when time allows. We were delighted to receive the latest album from Frankie Simon this morning called Ireland West Guitar. This album is packed with 26 fantastic ...

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Ceol FM – Officially broadcasting Gig’n the Bann festival.

We are really delighted that the organizers of the Gig’n the Bann festival have asked Ceol FM to help publicize and promote this years festival in Portglenone in Antrim. There’s a great lineup of events and performers this weekend so this is a great ...

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