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Ultimate Irish Music at the Royal Hall: A Presidential Celebration

Dermot O'Leary hosts a celebration of the Irish music tradition and its dialogue with Britain in the presence of the president of Ireland and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.

Dermot O'Leary hosts highlights from a celebration of the Irish music tradition and its dialogue with Britain in the presence of the president of Ireland and the Prince and Princess Michael of Kent at the Royal Albert Hall. Artists performing include Imelda May, Paul Brady and Glen Hansard, the singer-songwriter behind the hit musical Once. With readings from the likes of Fiona Shaw and Joseph O'Connor.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 13 Apr 2014 20:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Andy Irvine

    My Heart's Tonight in Ireland

  • Paul Brady

    Nothing but the same old Story

  • Imelda May

    Kentish Town Waltz

  • Imelda May

    It's Good to Be Alive

  • Conor O’Brien (Villagers)

    My Lighthouse

  • Elvis Costello and Conor O’Brien

    Ship Building

  • Ship Building

  • Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan

    Falling Slowly

  • Falling Slowly

  • Glen Hansard with cast

    The Auld Triangle

  • The Auld Triangle

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Dermot O'Leary
Producer Philip King

Broadcast