Listen to St. Patrick's Day Music Online

Folk - Irish - Celtic

St. Patrick's Day in Buenos Aires
St. Patrick's Day in Buenos Aires. Photo: penelope777, Creative Commons

Looking to the sounds of Ireland this St. Patrick's Day? Here are some solid suggestions.

Grow Your Own Green

iHeartRadio

iHeartRadio has created "Shamrock Radio" - a specialized station featuring artists like The Dubliners, Dropkick Murphys, Flogging Molly, Luke Kelly, Filthy Thieving Bastards, and Ronnie Drew. Listen here.

Pandora

Pandora has curated St. Patrick's Day Radio which you can begin to stream immediately through your browser or mobile device.

Here is the link.

Or use Pandora for a more personal option. Simply open Pandora and customize your own stream based on a song, an artist or a composer. For example, I typed in "Irish Rovers" and Pandora begin to stream me everything I'd need to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Plus, if you create your Pandora stream a few days before you need it, you can tweak it by telling Pandora what you do or don't like.

TuneIn

TuneIn also offers a list of Irish music oriented audio streams. Simply go the TuneIn website and type in "Irish". It will retrieve radio stations from Ireland and Europe playing the real thing for St. Patrick's Day.

Slacker

Flogging Molly has hand-selected each track on Slacker's St. Patrick's Day Radio stream. This free station also includes exclusive commentary by the band on the tracks that have inspired and influenced them most.

Independent Streams

LiveIreland.com offers 2 different streams: "Irish Traditional and Folk" and "Contemporary Irish Music Mix".

Both are available through various players. 

From the Motherland

For the real authentic Irish Radio, Listenlive.eu offers online links to radio stations broadcasting out of Dublin, Limerick, Casla, Athlone, Dublin, Waterform, Mallow, Bandon, Ennis, Bray, Galway, and more. Pick the "Listen Live" link that matches the player you want to use

Spirited-Ireland.net has a page of links to Irish radio stations that includes short comments from the directory's creator.