Trad Nua

Trad Nua

TRAD NUA are a 5-piece band seamlessly marrying the ancient traditional melodies and songs of Ireland with a modern zest and energy that will fill any dance-floor. Trad Nua translates literally as ‘New Tradition’.

A powerhouse melodic section led by Fiddle underpinned by driving acoustic guitar rhythms give an energy that transcends to your wedding guests, and they won’t be able to resist the pull of the music.

Each band member has a wealth of experience and professionalism having each toured throughout the world, representing Irish Music on a world stage.

Trad Nua provide a caller to keep you and your guests on the right foot throughout the dances. Trad Nua and their caller bring the old tradition of the ‘Irish House Party’ to your wedding reception.

Traditional Set-list
Danny Boy; Roisin Dubh; Mna na hEireann; Dawning of the Day; She Moved Through the Fair; Port Na bPucai; An Coolin; Tabhair Dom Do Lamh (Give Me Your Hand); Si Beag Si Mhor; Planxty Power; Lough Erin Shore; The Sally Gardens

Popular Set-list
Pachelbel’s Canon; Gabriel’s Oboe; The Lonesome Boatman; You Raise Me Up; The Ashokan Farewell; The Parting Glass; My Heart Will Go On; You’re Beautiful in White (Westlife); Braveheart Theme; Black is the Colour

Hymns for your ceremony
Hymns for your ceremony; Amazing Grace (Lament); Amazing Grace (Melody); Ephesian Prayer; Be Thou My Vision; Ag Criost an Siol; Nearer, my God, to Thee; Cead Mile Failte Romhat; Mo Ghra Thu; How Great Thou Art; Morning Has Broken; Lady of Knock

video OF TRAD NUA PERFORMING with the McPeakes

n.b. This is not the Trad Nua Ceilidh Dance programme.


Trad Nua – Fallin
Trad Nua – Reel from Spideal
Trad Nua – Frahers Jig