Máire Ní Chathasaigh

TG4 Irish Traditional Musician of the Year 2001

The doyenne of Irish harp players” - Scotland on Sunday

"The most interesting & original player of our Irish harp today"
- Derek Bell

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Audio and Video clips:

Below you'll find audio (mp3) and video clips of Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, a video clip of their quartet performance at the 2013 Cork Folk Festival with Nollaig Casey and Arty McGlynn, plus a rare clip of Nollaig and Máire playing together on RTÉ Television.

In addition, here are links to Chris Newman performing with Dan Crary and with Mark Cosgrove...


Audio clip of Máire & Chris:

Here's an audio clip (mp3) of Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman playing "Maurice O'Connor", "George Brabazon" and "The Crooked Road" live on the KALW (California) radio show "Folk Music & Beyond":


Video clips of Máire & Chris:

Here are some YouTube video clips of Máire Ní Chathasaigh and Chris Newman, some from TV programmes and some from festival or concert performances.

1. Máire and Chris playing Máire's compositions "The Chestnut Tree", Ríl an tSuaimhnis" and "The Copper Hills of Beara"
at Shrewsbury Folk Festival, England:

2. Máire and Chris playing Chris's composition in swing-jazz style “Stroll On!” at a concert in rural Austria.

3. Máire and Chris playing “The Beeswing Hornpipe / “Wellington’s Reel” at Chiddingly Festival.

4. Máire and Chris playing their arrangement of Turlough O'Carolan's “Eleanor Plunkett” at a concert in the Ramor Theatre, Virginia, Co. Cavan, Ireland, televised by the Irish-language TV station TG4.


Video Clip of Máire, Chris, Nollaig & Arty:

Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Chris Newman, Nollaig Casey and Arty McGlynn playing "Ginny's Waltz" recently at the Cork Folk Festival.


Video clip of Máire & Nollaig:

Máire Ní Chathasaigh and her sister Nollaig Casey playing together on RTÉ Television.

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