Oíche le Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Steve Cooney and Rónán Ó Snodaigh
Ionad: Ionad an Bhlascaoid
Dáta: Dé Domhnaigh 20 Samhain 2022
Am: 18.30 – 19.30 IST/GMT
Costas: Tá na ticéidí saor in aisce ach níl ach méid airithe ar fáil. Chun do áit a choiméad, brúigh ‘Book Now.
Tá Foras na Gaeilge agus Ealaín na Gaeltachta ag tacú leis an imeacht seo.
An Evening with Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Steve Cooney and Rónán Ó Snodaigh
Venue: Blasket Centre
Date: Sunday 20 November 2022
Time: 18.30 – 19.30 IST/GMT
Tickets: Tickets are free but only a limited number are available. To reserve your place, press ‘Book Now’
Foras na Gaeilge and Ealaín na Gaeltachta are supporting this event.
A night of music, talk and company at half past six on Sunday to close the weekend.
Dairena Ní Chinnéide, writer and poet, will presents CINNLÍNTE : BREAKING VERSE
A bilingual album of music and poetry which weaves the original music and traditional arrangements of two exceptional and boundary-pushing musicians, Steve Cooney and Rónán Ó Snodaigh, with the powerful poetry of Dairena Ní Chinnéide creating a combination of creative roots in West Kerry, Ireland.
Albam ceoil agus filíochta ar dhlúthdhosca úr a shníonn ceol nuachumtha agus ceol nua chóirithe ó bheirt des na ceoltóirí is eisceachtúla agus is iomadúla sa tír, Steve Cooney & Rónán Ó Snodaigh, le filíocht chumhachtach an fhile Dairena Ní Chinnéide.
Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet. The most recent of her eleven published collections is Tairseach (Éabhlóid) 2016. deleted by Salmon Poetry (2019) is her first collection in English. Among her previous bilingual collections are Fé Gheasa : Spellbound, Arlen House, (2016), and An Trodaí & Dánta Eile / The Warrior & Other Poems, Cló Iar Chonnacht, (2006).
Steve Cooney is best known for his development of an influential style of guitar accompaniment to traditional Irish dance music which he developed in West Kerry, and for which he won the National Entertainment Award with Séamus Begley in 1997.
Born in Melbourne Australia in 1953, he came to Ireland in 1980 and maintains his connections with the Aboriginal culture there, into which he was initiated. He has ancestral links with Tipperary, Cavan and Galway
Rónán Ó Snodaigh is a founding member of the celebrated traditional Irish/world music band Kíla, He is one of Ireland’s best and most innovative bodhrán players and a highly original singer songwriter and composer.
Rónán is a multi instrumentalist but is most widely recognized for his bodhran, (Irish hand drum) and percussion playing’, touring with 90’s band Dead Can Dance and recording on many albums including Damien Rice’s My Favourite Fantasy.