Teagascóirí  – Tutors 2021

Mossie Martin

Mossie hails from Co. Roscommon and is a leading exponent of the music of North Connaught. He currently teaches music in Drumshanbo and is a member of the renowned Dartry Céilí Band.

ÉamonN O'Riordan

Éamonn started learning music at the age of 6 and grew up listening to musicians such as flute players Francis O’Connor and Donal O’Sullivan in West Limerick. Éamonn currently resides in Clare where he plays music regularly with some of the greatest musicians in the region.

Conor Woods

From Trillick, Co. Tyrone, Conor is one of many fine box players to emerge in Ulster in recent years. Conor teaches and plays in sessions all over Ireland and is also a member of the Dromore Céilí Band.

Caoimhe Kearins

From Ballymote in County Sligo, Caoimhe is part of the Collis musical dynasty and a fine exponent of a re-emerging Sligo style of Traditional Fiddle playing. Caoimhe has many awards to her credit as well as being a top class musician and renowned traditional singer.

Ciarán Fitzgerald

Ciarán, who hails from Kildare, began playing at a very young age and has been playing at the highest level ever since. Another multi-instrumentalist, Ciarán has won All-Ireland titles on both flute and concertina in recent years. He will teach the intermediate and advanced concertina classes this year.

Laoise Kelly

Laoise Kelly, the Gradam Ceoil TG4 Musician of the Year 2020, is highly regarded as an exceptional harpist and is much in demand as a teacher and performer. She has recorded on over 60 albums with many of Ireland’s foremost artists and has toured extensively. Laoise’s harp workshop will be pre-recorded.

Máire Ní Chéileachair

Is as Gaeltacht Mhúscraí do Mháire ó dhúchas agus tá clú agus cáil uirthi ar fud na tíre mar amhránaí agus mar mhúinteoir amhránaíochta den scoth. Bronnadh Gradam Amhránaí na Bliana TG4 uirthi in 2018 agus thug sí léi Corn Uí Riada in 2018 chomh maith. Tá ríméad orainn go mbeidh sí ag múineadh na ceardlainne amhránaíochta dúinn i mbliana. Mar eolas do rannpháirtithe, is i nGaeilge a reáchtálfar an cheardlann seo.

Páraic Mac Donnchadha

A well-known banjo player from East Galway, Páraic is a regular visitor to Féile and released his first solo album ‘Not Before Time – Thar Am’ in the last couple of years. Páraic is much sought after as a performer and tutor at various festivals throughout the country.

Josie Ó CEANNABHÁIN

As Carna, Gaeltacht Chonamara ó dhúchas, tógadh Josie le ceol agus bhí an-cháil ar a athair, Michael Mháire Ghabha, mar amhránaí agus mar cheoltóir. Tá stíl bhreá thraidisiúnta ag baint lena chuid ceoil agus níl aon deireadh leis an stór ceoil atá aige! Bíonn seisiún binn fada le cloisteáil áit ar bith a mbíonn an fear seo ag casadh.

Caoimhín Ó Fearghail

Is as Rinn Ua gCuanach i gCo. Phort Láirge do Chaoimhín, píobaire, fliúiteadóir agus tionlacaí ar an ngiotár. Tá go leor ceoil taifeadta aige le blianta beaga anuas, an
t-albam is déanaí leis an bhfidléir Paddy Tutty dar teideal ‘Flute & Fiddle’. Ba é ceoltóir óg TG4 na bliana 2012 é agus tá tionchar nach beag ag ceoltóirí agus amhránaithe na nDéise air.