Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 49: Folk Music of Ireland


Let’s head north of Africa for our next stop. We’re heading to a gorgeous country in Europe with folk music that reflects the beauty found in its scenery and sites –Ireland.

Many unique instruments are used to create Irish folk music, and I’m going to tell you a little bit about some of them in today’s episode as we listen to a variety of rich songs. Be sure to check out the playlist below so that you can see the instruments and musians in action!

After you’ve listened to the podcast, don’t forget to print your passport stamp below!

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Print your Ireland Stamp

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Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Irish Music | Beautiful Celtic Music | Traditional Irish Folk Music – YouTube

Swallowtail Jig – Irish Fiddle Tune! – YouTube

Brian Finnegan & Joseph Carmichael Irish Medley – YouTube

James Hamilton – Irish Flute – Two Jigs – YouTube

Uilleann piping – YouTube

Irish Polkas – YouTube

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 48

I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you with a variety of Irish folk music performances that includes much of the music from today’s episode. Check it out here.

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