Donegal County Council Cultural Services presents

Oíche Áirneáil le John F. Deane, Máire Breatnach agus Fear an Tí, Cathal Ó Searcaigh

Event Description

Fear an Tí, Cathal Ó Searcaigh hosts an evening of spoken word and music at Dámhlann an Ghleanna with two of Ireland’s most celebrated artists.

John F. Deane was born on Achill Island, Co. Mayo. He is founder of Poetry Ireland and of its journal, The Poetry Ireland Review. He has published many collections of poetry, including Snow Falling on Chestnut Hill: New and Selected Poems (Carcanet 2012) and Semibrieve (Carcanet 2015).

Máire Breatnach is a noted fiddle and viola player, and traditional singer, based in County Kerry. She has enjoyed a long and distinguished career, both as a solo performer and as a member of, or in collaboration with, various ensembles and other artists, including Riverdance, The Chieftains, Anúna, Sharon Shannon, Mary Black and Máire Ní Bhraonáin.


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Oíche Áirneáil le John F. Deane, Máire Breatnach agus Fear an Tí, Cathal Ó Searcaigh

Event Description

Cathal Ó Searcaigh a bheas mar Fhear an Tí don oíche seo d’fhilíocht bhéil agus de cheol I gcuideachta beirt de na healaíontóirí is iomráití in Éirinn.

Tháinig John F. Deane ar an tsaol in Acaill, Contae Mhaigh Eo agus ba é a bhunaigh Éigse Éireann agus irisleabhar na heagraíochta, The Poetry Ireland Review.

Tá neart bailiúcháin filíochta dá chuid i gcló, Snow Falling on Chestnut Hill: New and Selected Poems (Carcanet 2012) agus Semibrieve (Carcanet 2015) ina measc. Is fidléir, vióladóir agus amhránaí traidisiúnta clúiteach í Máire Breatnach atá ag cur fúithi i gCiarraí.

Tá an-ráchairt uirthi mar cheoltóir le fada an lá anois agus, le cois a bheith ag seinm ar bhonn aonair, tá sí i ndiaidh ceol a chasadh le grúpaí agus ceoltóirí eile, Riverdance, The Chieftains, Anúna, Sharon Shannon, Mary Black and Máire Ní Bhraonáin ina measc.