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.

Eamon 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

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. Caoimhehas 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 both the intermediate and advanced classes online this year.

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 tíremar amhránaí agus mar mhúinteoir amhránaíochta den scoth. Bronnadh Gradam Amhránaí na Bliana TG4 uirthi in2018 agus thug sí léi Corn Uí Riada in 2018 chomh maith. Táríméad orainn go mbeidh sí ag múineadh an cheardlann amhránaíochta dúinn i mbliana. Mar eolas dorannpháirtithe, is i nGaeilge a reáchtálfar an cheardlannseo.

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 Canavan

As Carna, Gaeltacht Chonamara ó dhúchas,tógadh Josie le ceol agus bhí an-cháil ar a athair, MichaelMháire Ghabha, mar amhránaí agus mar cheoltóir. Tá stíliontach traidisiúnta ag baint lena chuid ceoil agus níl aondeireadh leis an stór ceoil atá aige! Bíonn seisiún breá fadaceoil le cloisteáil áit ar bith a mbíonn an fear seo..

Caoimhín Ó Fearghail

Is as Rinn Ua gCuanach i gCo. Phor tLáirge do Chaoimhín, píobaire, fliúiteadóir agus tionlacaí ar anngiotár. Tá go leor ceoil taifeadta aige le blianta beaga anuas,an albam is déanaí leis an bhfidléir Paddy Tutty dar teideal‘Flute & Fiddle’. Ba é ceoltóir óg TG4 na bliana 2012 é agus tátionchar nach beag ag ceoltóirí agus amhránaithe na nDéiseair.