Cormac is a bass, baritone, treble and piccolo concertina player from a well-known west Kerry musical family. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Sean O Riada Award for concertina playing. The Irish Times described his playing as ‘a masterclass in timeless musicianship’ (*****, Irish Times). He is founder of the award winning ‘Tunes in the Church’ live concert series and the founder of an arts school on the Dingle Penninsula (www.airt.ie). He has recently completed a PhD in Psychology at NUI, Galway, where he researched the pressures experienced by adolescent males growing up in Ireland. To date, he has featured on three acclaimed recordings – the first with fellow concertina player, Jack Talty (‘Na Fir Bolg’) and the second, featuring his sister, Clíodhna (viola) and Páraic Mac Donnchadha (banjo) - ‘Tunes in the Church’. The third with the band Ré featuring Liam Ó Maonlaí and Peter O Toole, Maitiú Ó Casaide and Eithne Ní Chatháin.
|Concert Date||01-06-2016 8:00 pm|
|Concert End Date||01-06-2016 9:30 pm|