Irish and Celtic music is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland, along with folk tunes from Scotland, England and Wales
Irish /Celtic traditional music is very poetic in nature and includes many kinds of songs, including drinking songs, ballads and laments and traditional dance songs such as reels. These songs can be sung unaccompanied or with accompaniment by a variety of instruments.
Many modern artists from these countries use these music traditions from their Celtic past in their music making, and is now fused with elements of pop, rock and other genres
Irish and Celtic traditional music has a big following in parts of America and Australia as well as Europe.