Upcoming shows


Viljandi Festival, Estonia, 2016 on RTÉ Radio 1 @ 6pm 7th Jan

In July 2016 RTÉ Radio1 producer Aidan Butler and myself went to Viljandi Folk Festival, Estonia. It was such a fantastic festival and the audiences were among the best I’ve ever experienced on my travels round the world! Excerpts of some of these artists will be aired on RTE Radio 1 @ 6pm 7th Jan,...

Concerts with Piper Allan MacDonald 19-21st August

Laoise & Allan MacDonald will play in The Beehive Café, Keel, Achill 19th August Áras Éanna, Inisoirr, Co.Galway, 20th August Matt Molloy’s, Westport, Co.Mayo. 21st August

Scoil Acla 23-30ú Iúil 2016-Harper Paul Dooley Musician in residence

Viljandi Folk Music Festival, Estonia 28/31st July 2016

Viljandi Folk Music Festival http://www.folk.ee/festival/en/artists-and-program/artists/performer/230-laoise-kelly-ireland   

Dinan Harp Festival, Bretagne July 2016


Mayo County council bursary award for Tyrone Guthrie centre

I am delighted to have been awarded the Mayo County Council bursary for the Tyrone Guthrie centre. I have heard great things about the lovely artist retreat centre and I hope to make the best of my time there. Mayo County Council Tyrone Guthrie Regional Bursary Scheme 2014 Recipients Announced   Every year Mayo County...

Our Deepest Fear – Nelson Mandela – Long may you continue Inspire

  Our Deepest Fear is not that we are inadequate Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure It is our own light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves “who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a...
Kathleen MacInnes 'Cille Bhrìde' Album

Kathleen MacInnes ‘Cille Bhrìde’ Album

Hersel has a class new album. Check it out on Music Scotland and listen to clips  
Maigh Eo ABÚ woohoo!

Maigh Eo ABÚ woohoo!

Have to ask … anyone got tickets for the match????? Please!!! Am part fair weather supporter but i did go to the semi-final against the Dubs and twas only class, burstin with pride, brilliant to be in Croke Park on the winning side- that was a first for me…..having gone to all our other All-Ireland’s...

Welcome to the new Website . . .

Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh chuig gach duine anseo Welcome to the new site ! Thank you so much to Mark at itison.tv for doing all the site work. I intend to put a lot more info on this site and to have sheet music of arrangements. I also want to go into more detail on the...