Ross all set for big launch night in his beloved Laois
Michael Commins
The country music family will gather together to give Ross the best debut launch possible and in the west, a beloved gathering is only just around the corner.
2 November 2022 Country Sound
The farmer’s son from Dublin to the Fields of Athenry
Paddy Reilly grew up working on farms in and around Dublin and his music career shot to fame with the song, The Fields of Athenry, writes Michael Commins.
21 September 2022 Living Life
Limerick set for Aisling's country concert
Glór Tíre winner for 2022, Tipperary’s Aisling Rafferty, will play a special acoustic country music concert in University Concert Hall, Limerick.
Country Sound: brought together by music
Michael Commins has all the latest news from the world of country music, from new albums to up coming shows and more
24 August 2022 Country Sound
TR Dallas is back on the road again
With the arts and entertainment sector back in full swing, TR Dallas speaks to Michael Commins about getting back on the road.
11 May 2022 Living Life
Country Sound: country love songs reign supreme
In celebration of St Valentine’s Day, Michael Commins takes a look at some of country music’s most romantic lyrics of all time.
9 February 2022 Country Sound
Country scene hoping for a better year
Country singer Ciarán Rosney chats to Michael Commins about his hopes for the upcoming year, being a mentor on Glór Tíre and his new video recording.
5 January 2022 Country Sound
Country Sound: combining country and opera
Rachel Goode was raised on country music, but while studying music in college she got into opera singing. Now, she’s combining both, writes Michael Commins.
3 November 2021 Country Sound
Country Sound: the new kid in town
Young Tipperary country singer Aisling Rafferty has a bright future ahead of her, writes Michael Commins.
13 October 2021 Country Sound
Country Sound: Tom T Hall, losing a legend
Following the passing of American country music icon, Tom T Hall, Michael Commins reflects on the impact Tom T had on him as a lifelong fan.
8 September 2021 Country Sound
Country Sound: a musical tribute to farmers
Derek Ryan tells Michael Commins about his latest single, which is a tribute to farmers
14 July 2021 Country Sound
Country Sound: Olivia Douglas from Ferbane
Olivia Douglas discusses with Michael Commins growing up in Ferbane, Co Offaly, and spending quality time there during the lockdowns with her parents.
9 June 2021 Country Sound