The opening track on the latest CD by Grada might lead you to believe that you're in for a set of Irish jigs and reels but the quintet has more on its collective mind than traditional Celtic music. The World's Ken Bader has today's Global Hit.
Scientists in Ireland have uncovered cases of mistaken fish identity. A quarter of cod and haddock fillets sold in Dublin are neither cod, nor haddock, but completely different species. Anchor Jeb Sharp has details.
Every child in Ireland learns the Gaelic language, but most adults there don't speak the language. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with writer and filmmaker Manchan Magan, who's been exploring Ireland's relationship to its native language.
The small town of Ballina is known as ï¿½the Salmon Capital of Ireland'. It's home to only about 11,000 people. But it's also home to an extraordinary collection of historical documents. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from New York.
The San Patricio Battalion fought in the Mexican American War. The story of the San Patricio Battalion is the subject of a new CD. It's by The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder. Marco Werman speaks to Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains and Ry Cooder.
Czech musician Marketa Irglova is just 21 years old, but as one-half of the indie folk duo, The Swell Season, she already lists three albums, an Oscar, and two Grammy nominations among her many accomplishments.