Traditional Irish music night with trio Caoimhín Ó Fearghail, Dónal Clancy and Paddy Tutty Caoimhín Ó Fearghail is a multi-instrumentalist who comes from An Rinn in the West Waterford Gaeltacht. He
Traditional Irish music night with trio Caoimhín Ó Fearghail, Dónal Clancy and Paddy Tutty
Caoimhín Ó Fearghail is a multi-instrumentalist who comes from An Rinn in the West Waterford Gaeltacht. He started to learn the tin-whistle and uilleann pipes at an early age and is mostly self-taught on flute, guitar and bouzouki. He is greatly influenced by the many great traditional musicians and singers from his home area, as well as numerous others he has met all over the country and abroad. Archival recordings have also been a huge influence.
Caoimhín was the recipient of the TG4 Gradam Ceoil as Young Musician of the Year in 2012. He has performed on various instruments with many bands including Danú, Piper’s Union, and Skipper’s Alley. His recently recorded a solo pipes album, Uilleann Piping from County Waterford, as part of Na Píobairí Uilleann’s Ace and Deuce of Piping series. Caoimhín was awarded Best Folk Instrumentalist in the 2021 RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards.
Dónal Clancy is regarded as one of Ireland’s finest guitarists. He is the son of the world renowned singer, Liam Clancy of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, and since the death of his father, Dónal has focused his attention on the family repertoire of songs that he grew up with, while keeping the Clancy tradition alive with his solo performances. Dónal spent his early childhood in Canada and the US before his family settled back in An Rinn, Co. Waterford in 1983. His father gave him his first guitar at the age of eight and he was playing professionally by his early teens. He was a member of the original line-up of the band, Danú,
Paddy Tutty was born in 1981 and comes from Dungarvan, in West Waterford. Paddy’s musical start in life was a little later than most as he did not actually start playing until he was 17. Coming from a musical family, Paddy remembers his grandfather, the late Tommy Norris playing the fiddle when he was growing up, along with constant Irish music being played on the radio at home. However, Paddy was never pushed into music which had the effect of making him work even harder when he finally did start. He is self-taught on bodhrán, fiddle, banjo and upright double bass.
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(Friday) 8:30 pm
Séamus Ennis Arts Centre
The Naul, Co. Dublin