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TR Dallas is back on the road again
Michael Commins
With the arts and entertainment sector back in full swing, TR Dallas speaks to Michael Commins about getting back on the road.
9 February 2022 Country Sound
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.
5 January 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.
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
Country Sound: Déise days
Waterford’s Paddy O’Brien chats to Michael Commins about country music in and around the Déise.
28 April 2021 Country Sound
Country Sound: Paddy Cole book set to race up the charts
Michael Commins takes a look at a new book about country music sensation Paddy Cole and pays tribute to the late Brian Coll.
2 December 2020 Country Sound
Country Sound: king of the radio road
In the first of a two-part interview, Michael Commins finds out from Paschal Mooney what the formative days of RTÉ Radio 2 (2fm) were like
15 April 2020 Country Sound
Country Sound: the show will go on
With a lot of events cancelled over the coming weeks due to COVID-19, Michael Commins takes a look at how it is affecting the country music scene
18 March 2020 Features
Country Sound: the man who created the country and Irish genre
Michael Commins reflects on the music of Johnny McCauley, the man who created the Country and Irish genre
11 March 2020 Country Sound
Country Sound: a fountain of inspiration
Ireland has played an important part in Scottish singer Isla Grant's career to date as this is where her career took flight, writes Michael Commins.
12 February 2020 Country Sound