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Karan Casey has long been recognized as one of the most innovative and provocative voices in Irish traditional and folk music, singing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility in a career spanning over 25 years.
The Friel Sisters
The Friel Sisters are up and coming traditional musicians fast making a name for themselves. With family roots firmly entrenched in the Donegal Gaeltacht, they play a mixture of music interspersed with songs in English and Irish, many from their family repertoire achieving a close blend on fiddle, flute and uilleann pipes.
Delivering an energetic, wild and unique live show, Moxie have been inspiring audiences and musicians with their new palette of 21st century Irish music.
Jeremy Spencer & Sean Leahy
Jeremy Spencer and Sean Leahy’s music has become a familiar sound in West Kerry, where they have a strong musical connection to the area and its traditions, which can be heard in their driving polkas and slides.
Dubhlinn is a high octane music trio characterised by wild improvisation sure to knock your socks off and get everyone stomping their feet.
Michael Vignoles & Ray O'Donnell
Uilleann piper Michael Vignoles and esteemed Galway Cathedral organist Raymond O’ Donnell perform 1,000 years of sacred music pairing Ireland's hauntingly evocative uilleann pipes with the stately organ accompaniment.
Take Off Your Cornflakes
Take Off Your Cornflakes is a portrait of a marriage, and yet, a love story! You will laugh, you may cry, but you will find a tender story of the true meaning of love.
Irish Storytelling for grown-ups: Mrs. Nellie Murphy
A Storyteller and Poet, in later years Mrs. Nellie Murphy traded in her fishmonger’s apron for the wild life of an artist! She travels the world to both ordinary and exotic stages to enjoy a good drink, mighty craic and the company of fine musicians and vagabonds.
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