Compass Ceoil Episode 2

In programme two Fintan Vallely talks about the Folk Revival in the 1960s and how its roots can be traced back to the 19th century. Moya Brennan talks to some of the major figures in the tradition, including Paddy Moloney (Chieftains), John Sheahan (Dubliners) and Donal Lunny (Planxty) and explores how the Catholic Church lobbied the first Fianna Fáil Government to create the Dance Hall Act of 1935 which changed the way Céilí music was to be performed forever.

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  • Lovely Programm, well done Èamonn! Written by Tommy Tiernan on Thursday, 01 February 2018 11:10
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