Friday, 24th Feb: Caitlín Nic Ghabhannn & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh
For our February concert and workshop we are delighted to welcome Caitlín and Ciarán to Brú na Sí.
8pm – Concert.
Concert Only Tickets – €10 per person.
Concert Ticket + Pre-concert Dinner (@7pm) – €12 per person. Please note, limited places are available for the dinner).
Please email email@example.com to reserve your ticket or call 087 793 4504.
Caitlín Nic Gabhann – concertina / dance
Three time All-Ireland champion on concertina, Caitlín is a regular performer at festivals and in concert halls from North America all the way to Asia. She is also an accomplished dancer and has toured the world with Riverdance as a troupe dancer. Writing tunes since the age of ten, her compositions have been performed in the Cork Opera House and The National Concert Hall, Dublin and recorded by renowned musicians in Ireland and abroad. She teaches concertina annually at summer and winter schools in Ireland, Europe and USA.
Ciarán Ó Maonaigh – Fiddle
A former recipient of TG4 Young Musician of the Year, fiddle player Ciarán Ó Maonaigh hails from the Gaoth Dobhair gaeltacht in Co. Donegal. Growing up, he was heavily influenced by his extended family; his grandfather and teacher Francie Mooney, Altan members Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Frankie Kennedy, Derry fiddle player Dermot McLaughlin as well as the Donegal fiddle legend John Doherty amongst others.
Caitlín and Ciarán will be holding a workshop for our young musicians prior to performing. Please contact us to reserve your ticket and note that workshop places are available to musicians of other Comhaltas groups.
To find out more about Caitlín and Cirarán, check out their facebook page.