music covers a broad range of musical styles.
are Irish pub songs with familiar names like the Clancy Brothers
and Tommy Makem; songs
of rebellion and national pride; traditional
ballads and Celtic dance music including Irish jigs
Some of the most popular Irish songs have endured for over a century, written mostly by American songwriters for an expatriate audience far from home. Today, they're still heard in pubs and bars, St. Patricks' Day parties, TV commercials, and Irish movie soundtracks to help conjure up a wistful longing for the Old Sod.
St. Patrick's Day video album music playlist
is the modern brand of Irish musician like U2,
the Cranberries, Sinead O'Connor and other pop, rock and alternative groups.
music scene is alive and thriving. Whether you prefer haunting
Celtic tunes sung in Gaelic, the foot tapping beats of traditional
Irish dance music, rousing drinking songs or the rockers of
today, you'll find a match for your tastes in the music of
More about Irish music around the Web:
- "The home of Celtic music on the net." An amazing
collection of links to everything related to Irish music...
from the instruments and musicians to sites with hundreds
of traditional tunes in different formats available for download.
Many of the sites that provide downloads find themselves homeless
because of the bandwidth usage, but most of these are good
Irish Radio Live - Streaming audio of traditional
Irish and Celtic music or more contemporary groups, news and weather.