Rhythm Nation: Eamon Murray of Beoga selects the playlist

The bodhrán player with the traditional quintet from Antrim picks the tunes that have inspired him

18th April, 2021
Rhythm Nation: Eamon Murray of Beoga selects the playlist
Eamon Murray, front left, with his band Beoga

Beoga could well be the answer to a quiz question: which Irish band co-wrote two tracks (Galway Girl and Nancy Mulligan) on Ed Sheeran’s record-breakingly successful 2017 album and then joined his headline performance at that year’s Glastonbury Festival?

This career highlight, however, shouldn’t overshadow the Antrim traditional quintet‘s many other creative achievements, which now includes the release of a new five-track EP. While primarily instrumental, the record features the Maya Angelou...

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