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CELTIC CONNECTIONS

 

Photo; GlasgowChruinnigh ceoltóirí den scoth ó Albain, Éire agus níos faide i gcéin i nGlaschú le déanaí le haghaidh na féile Celtic Connections: trí seachtaine de cheolchoirmeacha, seisiúin, ceardlanna, craic agus ragairne.

Top-class musicians from all over Scotland, Ireland and further afield descended on the city of Glasgow recently for Celtic Connections, a festival comprising three weeks of concerts, sessions and workshops, and a lively celebration of Celtic music and culture.

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CLANNAD
As part of the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow recently, Clannad played their first full concert together in ten years. Before the band took to the stage Lynette Fay caught up with Moya Brennan. More…>

Watch in narrowband Check out audience reactions to Clannad's concert at Celtic Connections '07

   
Photo: Mary-Ann Kennedy

MARY ANN KENNEDY
Singer and BBC Scotland presenter Mary Ann Kennedy has a long association with the festival. She tells us how she has seen it grow and develop over the years. Meet Mary Ann…>

   

SOLAS
Since its birth in 1996, Solas has been acclaimed as the most popular, influential, and exciting Celtic band to ever emerge from the United States. At this year's Celtic Connections festival, past and present members of the group came together for a special concert. Lynette Fay meets lead singer Deirdre Scanlan. Éist…>

   
Photo: Brendan Begley

BREANDÁN Ó BEAGLAÍOCH
Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall was the venue for many spectacular performances over the course of the Festival, including one from The Boys of the Lough. Currently playing with the band, Breandán Ó Beaglaíoch has presented TG4's trad music Show 'Geantraí' for most of its 10-year run. Lynette Fay caught up with Breandán, one of the kings of Kerry. Anseo…>

   
Photo: Maggie MacInnes

MAGGIE MACINNES
'Oran na Mná' is a brand new CD from Gaelic singer Maggie MacInnes. The CD is part of a multi-platform project which celebrates women through song, poetry and music.
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