Tune in to Near FM Dublin 90.3 on May 12th 11.30pm,  to hear another episode of the show ‘Bright Side Of The Road’ recorded at The Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith in London.

This week’s show shines a spotlight on the gifted flute player, singer and pianist Jacquelyn Hynes, who rediscovers and sings lost songs of old Irish days gone by, including her very own rendition of Delia Murphy’s ‘If I Were A Blackbird’ . Jacquelyn also plays  a beautiful tune on the flute, from Ireland’s great composer Turlough O’Carolan.

The show also features the great Dublin singer Frank Harte and a track from The High Kings.

Henry Scott Irvine presents this weekly Irish music and arts show, with special guests, the ICC’s Cultural Director, Rosalind Scanlon and Film-maker Sé Merry Doyle, who directed the series of 14 lockdown concerts, “The ICC Seisiúns”.

Bright Side of The Road’ is on Dublin’s Near FM 90.3 every Wednesday at 11.30pm. After being Broadcast on Near FM, all episodes of the show will be available to hear on https://icc.fswd.uk/radio/  

Listen to the show here:

In advance of the ICC’s radio show ‘Bright Side Of The Road’ which will be aired tomorrow, Wednesday May 12th, on Dublin’s Near FM Dublin 90.3 at 11.30pm, which will shine a spotlight on the music of Jacquelyn Hynes, listen to Near FM’s presenter Donie Tarrant speaking to Jacquelyn about her music and her career: