Meath Beo 3: traditional Irish music series (Hamwood House)

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A series of traditional Irish music performances, set in beautiful historic properties right across County Meath.

Micheál ORaghallaigh

Mícheál ORaghallaigh is an expert concertina player coming from a renowned musical family based at Rathmolyon , Co. Meath. As both a soloist and a member of traditional group ‘Providence’, Micheál performed in the U.S.A., as well as throughout Europe. He has also been part of two Céilí Bands who won the much coveted ‘three-in-a-row’ senior All-Ireland titles, namely ‘The Táin’ Céilí Band and The ‘Naomh Pádraig’ Céilí Band.

Louise Mulcahy
Originally from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick and now living in Navan Co. Meath, Louise Mulcahy is a well-established performer and tutor on both uilleann pipes and flute. Louise released her highly acclaimed début solo album titled ‘Tuning the Road’ in 2014. ‘A complete wonder of an album from a truly brilliant musician’ – Bill Margeson. Alongside three album releases with father, Mick, and sister Michelle, Louise also appeared a number of years ago on Na Píobairí Uilleann’s compilation of young uilleann pipers entitled ‘A New Dawn’. Louise has toured extensively throughout the world including performances in Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, America and Canada.

Hamwood House
Dunboyne, Co. Meath
Built in 1787, it is the embodiment of Palladian architecture in miniature, having a central block flanked by two octagonal pavilions linked to the main house by curved wings. From the beginning, Hamwood has been occupied by the Hamilton family who, until earlier this century, acted as agents for successive Dukes of Leinster.

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Hamwood House
Dunboyne, Co. Meath