The Irish Music You Don’t Know About

A forgotten ancient tradition

Image by Mary Bettini Blank from Pixabay

There’s a style of Irish music that bears little in common with Whiskey in the Jar, Danny Boy, or the reels, hornpipes, and jigs that cast such a familiar footprint. You might have heard it even if you don’t know what it’s called: athat droning trill of a single, perhaps aged voice slowly wandering around a melody, dragging out the final consonants…

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