Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh 

Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh is a fiddle player and sean-nós singer from the Gaeltacht of Gaoth Dobhair in County Donegal.

Passionate about preserving the music from her area, Mairéad is also a composer and has been commissioned for various projects over the years.

She is a founding member of the renowned traditional music group Altan who for the past three decades have toured globally, playing in venues as diverse as The Albert Hall, London, The Sydney Opera House, and The Hollywood Bowl.

Mairéad’s solo album Imeall was released in 2009. Other project’s of Mairéad’s include String Sisters, comprised of female fiddle players from all over the world, SíFiddlers, a Donegal based group of female fiddlers focusing on the rich Donegal tradition, her family band Na Mooneys, and T with the Maggies along with Moya Brennan, Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill.

Mairéad was awarded Donegal Person of the Year in 2009 by the Donegal Association in Dublin for her work in promoting the county and its rich culture worldwide, and in 2017 was awarded TG4 Musician of the Year.

Book your tickets

Venue: St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Peter Street, Drogheda
Date: Saturday, September 9
Time: 8pm (Doors 7.15pm)
Tickets: €27