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Altan is an Irish folk and traditional music group, which formed in Gweedore, County Donegal in 1987. The popular outfit, who are led by the world-renowned fiddler and vocalist Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, have been driven by many critically acclaimed albums and a relentless touring schedule. They emerged during the 1990s as one of Ireland’s premiere traditional musical groups and have since sold millions of records worldwide.

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  • saw them yesterday in Cologne - wonderful concert :-)
  • Amazing band. Irish folk is very interesting for me.
  • 2009 album not listed above : [url]www.last.fm/music/Altan+(With+The+R.T.E.+Concert+Orchestra)/25th+Anniversary+Celebration?ac=Altan%2025th%20Anniversary%20Celebration[/url]
  • mmm gustaaa muchooo la muusika ceelta m enkaanta es komo otro mundooo
  • Going to see them play next month; I'm excited beyond belief! I've loved this band since I was a kid.
  • Even though I don't understand their Gaelic songs, I love them :)
  • See you at Temple Bar TradFest 2011!!!
  • I still cherish the memory of seeing Altan in a small venue in Ann Arbor and having Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh sign my CD :·)
  • Your gig in St Ives was great. Shame about the dance-unfriendly venue though.
  • magique!!!

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