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    Some fresh faces in what was once an old scene.A new generation challenging the male-dominated mainstream

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    in Irish traditional music.Our backing comes from the harp and from the piano accordionand the fiddle strings.We do a lot of string work, as well.And then the flute and the whistle, then, with a lotof melody.So I think that sets us apart.And the fact that there's six vocalists, not many bandswould have that.There's always going to be male touring bands.

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    And professional traditional musicseems to be dominated by males.But I think it has stood to us to be six women.Ireland's youth used to have little timefor traditional music.But suddenly it seems folk music has become hip.

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    It is, well, to use the phrase, it's cool.And they're quite comfortable with their music, young ...

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