Arts Council Director Maureen Kennelly on the Music That Moves Her

29 June 2021

This month on the Vinyl Hours podcast series, director of the Arts Council Maureen Kennelly joins host Tiernan Henry to share the soundtrack of her life

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Each month from May to August, we're inviting Vinyl Hours special guests to our virtual recording studio to share the music that has defined their life. Arts Council director Maureen Kennelly's eclectic mix of tunes includes Mary Margaret O'Hara, Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill, Tom Waits, Saint Sister, Lisa Hannigan, and Bill Callahan.

In the episode, Maureen and Tiernan discuss the music Maureen grew up with, her own musical ambitions, the concerts she'll never forget, and the new generation of Irish musicians inspiring her today.

You can listen to Maureen Kennelly's curated Vinyl Hours playlist below, then enjoy her full interview with Tiernan.

Listen to Maureen Kennelly's Vinyl Hours Playlist

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The summer 2021 Vinyl Hours podcast series continues next month with an interview with Stephen Murtagh, bassist with The Academic, who will play the Heineken Big Top in July 2022.

Find out more about the Vinyl Hours podcast series here.

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