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Paul Harrigan and Guests -Summer Concert Series -Feile na hInse 2018

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INISHOWEN TRADITIONAL MUSIC PROJECT-SUMMER CONCERT SERIES 2018

An accomplished musician on both Uilleann pipes and piano accordion Paul Harrigan holds the honour of All-Ireland champion titles on both pipes and accordion. Paul is a respected and versatile musician and has traveled extensively toured and recorded with groups such as Lunasa, Tuath, (Ireland), Dirty Linen, (France) and BlØf (Holland), and with virtuoso solo performers and composers Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, (Ireland), Benoit Guerbigny, Renaud Séchan and Jean-Marc Padovani (France). With friend and colleague Terry Woods, Paul has been a member of the Woods Band and original member of The Hell Fire Club with Shane McGowan. Paul has arranged music for publications such as ‘Anair’, a collection of poetry and translations of the Connemara Tradition, he has performed and appeared in a documentary by Brian Ó Flaghartaigh on the life of James Connolly. Paul has worked with contemporary Irish composers, Brian Bridges, Linda Buckley, and Hugh O Neill, to perform a series of concerts and lectures in Beijing. Paul is also an acclaimed music teacher and has been teaching for the past 20 years. With his wife Una Ni Bhriain he set up Ceol na Coille, School of Music in Letterkenny together they now run the highly successful annual Ceol na Coille, Summer School in July. Paul will be joined on the night by guest musicians from Inishowen.

Paul will be joined by Joleen McLaughlin (harp), Roisin McGrory (fiddle) and some special guests.

SUPPORT Cineal

Cineal is a newly formed group of young musicians from the Inishowen peninsula. They will perform a dynamic set of music ranging from trditional music from Inishowen to a specially commisioned piece from Hamish Napier and Jarlath Henderson.


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