Ireland In Music celebrates Ireland’s natural heritage and culture, specifically our music and musicians, with leading Irish musicians filmed playing live during lockdown in some of Ireland’s most iconic locations.
The show, which will be which be broadcast on Tuesday, December 29th at 8pm on RTÉ One, is the first of a series of musical experiences brought to you by TradFest 2021.
Ireland In Music project is produced by TradFest in association with Born Optimistic, The Temple Bar Company, RTÉ, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and the local authorities of Clare, Donegal, Dublin, Fingal, Meath and Westmeath.
We filmed Clannad in their beloved Poison Glen in the shadow of Mount Errigal in Donegal, Thomas Packenham threw open the gardens of Tullynally House in Westmeath for Wallis Bird, The Stunning rocked Trim Castle in Meath, Denise Chaila and Sharon Shannon duetted at the Cliffs Of Moher in Clare, Hothouse Flowers took over Temple Bar in Dublin and Mundy recorded a brand new song in the leafy surrounds of Newbridge House in Fingal.
We also filmed with Delush and Tolu Makay in Athlone Castle, Jealous Of The Birds at the Mamore Gap, Kíla at Newgrange, Lisa Hannigan in Saint Stephen’s Green, Mark Redmond on Dublin’s Millennium Bridge, Saint Sister in the Burren and Rosie Carney in R2-D2’s new homeland up on Malin Head.