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Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song

Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song

This Thursday (25th) and Friday (26th) on The Ronan Collins Show on RTÉ Radio 1 from 12 to 1pm, Mary will join Ronan Collins in studio to reveal the ten songs shortlisted to become Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song.

Listen to it at: www.rte.ie/radio1/ronan-collins

Then, over the next five weeks, audiences will be able to cast their vote for their favourite song of the ten online here at:

www.rte.ie/culture

Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song, a brand new RTÉ series celebrating the songs that define us as a people, begins on RTÉ One on 28th April at 7.30pm.

Mary Black - ‘No Frontiers Orchestrated’

Mary Black - ‘No Frontiers Orchestrated’

This is the first release from the forthcoming album 'Mary Black Orchestrated’, a reimagining of songs chosen by Mary and orchestrated and produced by world renowned composer Brian Byrne. Accompanied by RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the track ‘No Frontiers Orchestrated’ is a stunning reinterpretation of this classic 30 years on.

A videoclip has also been released for this song.

Mary Black Orchestrated Release Date

Mary Black Orchestrated Release Date

Mary’s new album Orchestrated with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra will be released on October 11th. Full track listing can be found in the Discography section.

'A great honour to have my favourite recordings orchestrated by the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Brian Byrne here at the National Concert Hall. Looking forward to the final result and a Mary Black Orchestrated album release in October.’ - Mary

Mary Returns to Vicar St

Mary Returns to Vicar St

Following her amazing show earlier this month at Vicar St, Mary announced an extra date on March 22nd 2020. She’ll be back with her all-star band playing favourite songs from her immense catalogue spanning over 30 years as well as showcasing songs from her new album ‘Mary Black Orchestrated’. Tickets go on sale this Thursday at 10am.

Merry Christmas from Mary

Merry Christmas from Mary

Singing with my son Danny and the Coronas last night in Vicar St. What a joy! Wishing everybody out there a great Christmas and health and happiness for 2020