Festival Artists


  • Gormlaith Maynes

    Gormlaith Maynes

    Biography From Drogheda, Co. Louth concertina player Gormlaith Maynes joins us as a tutor for this years festival. Holding a Masters in Traditional Irish Music Performance from the University of Limerick, Gormlaith […]

  • Seána Davey

    Seána Davey

    Biography Seána Davey plays the concert, electric, and Irish harps. Seána studied Music & Irish from National University of Ireland, Maynooth, B.A., (hons) and a Master’s Degree of Science in Music Technology […]

  • Máire Ní Chathasaigh

    Máire Ní Chathasaigh

    Biography Máire is “the doyenne of Irish harp players” (SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY) and 2001 recipient of Irish music’s most prestigious Award, Gradam Ceoil TG4 – Musician of the Year – […]

  • Manus McGuire

    Manus McGuire

    Manus McGuire is an Irish fiddle player who has for many years been involved in performing, recording, teaching and in more recent times, composition. Originally from Sligo and now resident […]

  • Fiana Ní Chonaill

    Fiana Ní Chonaill

    Biography Fiana hails from Castleconnell, Co Limerick. She comes from a family that has been involved in Irish music for three generations and was reared in a household immersed in […]

  • Grainne Hambly

    Grainne Hambly

    Gráinne Hambly from County Mayo is an internationally recognised exponent of the Irish harp, and is in great demand as a performer and teacher, both at home and abroad. Gráinne […]

  • Fionnuala Rooney

    Fionnuala Rooney

    Fionnuala Rooney is an accomplished harper originally from Scotstown, Co. Monaghan and now residing in Quin, Co. Clare.  She has had great success winning All-Ireland harp titles as well as the […]

  • Cillian King

    Cillian King

    Limerick native Cillian King has been playing music from the age of 6 and is currently one of the most in demand multi-instrumentalists in Ireland today. At 15 he toured […]

  • Cli Donnellan

    Cli Donnellan

    Biography Cli Donnellan is an Irish traditional musician, producer, curator and creative arts facilitator living and working in her native East Clare. She has been involved in the creative arts […]