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In this issue’s Grassroots we take a look at our neighbours in Ireland to find out a little bit more about their thriving country music scene


Kevin Martin is also the author of Have Ye No Homes To Go To? – The History Of The Irish Pub from Collins Press

The unique sound of the Emerald Isle

The Irish country music scene began with the show bands – so-called because unlike previously seated dance acts they stood up and put on a show, mixing covers of pop hits with traditional Irish songs and American country music.

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