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2023-10-07 Féile Liam O'Flynn - Laoise Kelly and Tiernan Ó Duinnchinn & Ban Phiobaire Uilleann Chill Dara - McAuley Place, Naas

I followed my Friday night at Christy Moore in the Moat Theatre with a trip the following day to McAuley Place, to see Ban Phiobaire Uilleann Chill Dara and then Laoise Kelly accompanied by Tiernan Ó Duinnchinn perform for Féile Liam O'Flynn,

So, first up were Ban Phiobaire Uilleann Chill Dara featuring Úna Ní Fhlatharta, Patricia Keegan, Suzanne Kelly and MaryAnn Ryan, and we were treated to some wonderful music on the uilleann pipes. The sound of one set of pipes is quite thrilling, but to have four sets all at once would make your head spin.  It sounded beautiful in this old chapel.

Next up was the wonderful pairing of Laoise Kelly on harp and Tiernan Ó Duinnchinn on uilleann pipes.

I'm not sure how to best describe their performance, but wow! comes to mind.  The harp and the pipes work so well together and again, the acoustics of this old chapel gave extra life to the music.

If you get the chance to catch Laoise and Tiernan performing, you definitely should!

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