‘A Hidden Ulster – people, songs and traditions of Oriel’ – Order Here

Press Reviews and Launch

ORIEL ARTS – Stage 1 was launched in the Granvue Hotel in Omeath County Louth with screen presentation by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin. Launch speakers included Fergus O’Dowd T.D, and Dr Nicholas Carolan, Director Emeritus ITMA.

Live illustrative performances were by Dónal O’Conor (fiddle), Zoe Conway (fiddle) John McIntyre (guitar) Darren Mag Aoidh (fiddle) Sylvia Crawford (harp)  Feilimí O’Connor, Gerry Cullen, Lillis Ó Laoire, Bláithín Mhic Cana, Piaras Ó Lorcáin, Siubhán O’Connor, Diane Ní Chanainn, Máire Ní Choilm, Brian Ó Domhnaill (singers)

The launch was supported by Local County Louth Arts Office Create Louth

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Irish News 



ARGUS 18 October


The Journal of Music in Ireland



Irene Martin, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin and Nicholas Carolan at the launch of the new website  in the Granvue Hotel, Omeath. Picture: Ken Finegan